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ARGOSY GAMING FORMS SUBSIDIARY IN CANADA

 ALTON, Ill., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Argosy Gaming Company (NASDAQ: ARGY), operators of the Alton Belle Casino, the first riverboat gambling casino in Illinois, announced that it has formed a Canadian subsidiary called Windsor Argosy Casino Group Ltd. to pursue gaming opportunities in Canada with its initial efforts to be focused on gaming opportunities in Windsor, Ontario.
 The company has opened offices in the cities of Toronto, and Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
 Neither the province of Ontario, nor any Canadian city including Windsor have authorized legal gaming. Several other experienced gaming operators are also pursuing gaming opportunities in Windsor and no assurance can be given that the appropriate government jurisdictions will grant a license or if granted that the company's subsidiary will be awarded the license.
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 /CONTACT: G. Dan Marshall of Argosy Gaming Company, 618-474-7540/
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CO: Argosy Gaming Company; Windsor Argosy Casino Group Ltd. ST: Illinois, Ontario IN: CNO SU:

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