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New Parx East Brings Action-Packed Gaming & Hundreds of Jobs to Region

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Parx Casino® Carrie Nork Minelli – 215.801.9389(m)

Parx Casino®, located at 2999 Street Road in Bensalem, PA, continues to offer guests an unparalleled gaming experience with the latest addition to the Parx brand, Parx East. Completion of Parx East building marks a major milestone in the casino's multi-million dollar expansion offering more gaming excitement and bringing hundreds of new jobs to the area.

"Parx East continues the rapid growth of the Parx brand while offering guests the best in live gaming, thoroughbred racing, superior customer service and amenities," Bob Green, Chairman of Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment, Inc.

This expansion adds highly sought after table games to the mix of blackjack, roulette, craps and midi-baccarat. New games include 3 card poker, 4 card poker, pai-gow, pai-gow tiles, sic bo and mini-baccarat. Guests have access to the dedicated table poker room located on the 3rd floor with an expanded offering of 45 poker tables. With live gaming in both buildings, visitors will have 152 action-packed live table games to play. Also opening at Parx East on December 22nd is The Noodle Bar. Renowned chef Michael Chow of SangKee in Center City Philadelphia will delight patrons with his delectable noodles, pork, shrimp menu items, well known throughout the region.

The Parx East expansion has fueled the creation of over 400 new employment opportunities in the region. "We are proud of the positive impact that our growth is having on the lives of local residents and the local economy," says Green. Further phases of expansion, under current development, will continue to create even more jobs for the local and regional market.

To commemorate the Parx East grand opening, Parx is rolling out a series of exciting promotions and events from opening day throughout January including coveted giveaways such as a brand new Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a trip to Super Bowl XLV in Texas. In celebration of the day, WMMR's famed morning show duo Preston & Steve will broadcast live from Parx East for their final show of 2010.