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CASINO RESOURCE BECOMES GRAND CASINOS ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER

 ELKHORN, Wis., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Pilger, chairman and chief executive officer, Casino Resource Corporation (NASDAQ: CSNR) and Lyle Berman, chairman of the board, Grand Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: GRND) announced on Friday, Oct. 15 at a joint press conference held at the Grand Casino Gulfport, the selection of Casino Resource Corporation as Grand Casino's entertainment partner and the beginning of construction of an 1,872 seat, land-based theater/showroom located next to Grand Casino Biloxi in Biloxi, Miss. The Biloxi Casino, presently under construction, is expected to open on Dec. 27.
 Berman stated that Casino Resource Corporation was selected as its entertainment partner for its ability to bring top-rated, first-class entertainment and entertainers to the Gulf Coast. Casino Resource Corporation will construct and professionally manage the first land- based theater providing continuous entertainment to area visitors. He further stated that first-class entertainment, along with first-class casinos and hotels are necessary in establishing the Gulf Coast as a tourist destination and that Grand Casinos, Inc., is pleased to be part of that vision.
 Casino Resource Corporation's Pilger expressed his and the company's excitement to be Grand's entertainment partner and pledged to be the leader in bringing the finest entertainment to the Gulf Coast. The theater will seat 1,872 patrons; cabaret showroom seating for 970, featuring tableside beverage service and 902 luxurious theater seats. Entertainment will be predominately country and western, but will also feature adult contemporary, pop, comedy acts and a limited number of production show performances. Additionally, the theater has been designed to accommodate 3,000 patrons for boxing matches through an innovative seating expansion capability. A celebrity-filled grand opening is planned for the weekend of April 29, 1994.
 Both Pilger and Berman stated negotiations were continuing to build a similar theater adjacent to the Grand Casino Gulfport property, however, those negotiations were still in progress with an announcement expected at a later date.
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 /CONTACT: Kris Cummings, financial relations, of Casino Resource, 414-723-6660/
 (CSNR GRND)


CO: Casino Resource Corporation; Grand Casinos, Inc. ST: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Mississippi IN: CNO LEI SU: JVN

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