MTR Gaming Announces Resignation of David Hughes as Chief Financial Officer by EON


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									MTR Gaming Announces Resignation of David
Hughes as Chief Financial Officer
September 29, 2010 09:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time  

CHESTER, W.Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) (the
“Company”) announced today that David Hughes tendered his resignation from his position as Corporate Executive
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hughes terminated his employment, pursuant to the terms of his
employment agreement, for good reason based on the resignation of Robert F. Griffin as Chief Executive Officer.
John W. Bittner, Jr.,Executive Vice President of Finance and Accounting will assume the duties of CFO.

Mr. Hughes has agreed to assist with the transition during the next 90 days.

“On behalf of the Company, I would like to wish David the best of luck in the future and I thank him for his
commitment to MTR Gaming,” commented Steven M. Billick, MTR Gaming’s Chairman of the Board and interim
Chief Executive Officer.

Stated Mr. Hughes: “I am grateful to have been a part of the MTR Gaming team and would like to express my
sincere thanks and appreciation to Bob Griffin, the Board of Directors and the employees of the Company. I am
confident that the Company is on the right path for continued success and wish them the best going forward.” 

About MTR Gaming Group

MTR Gaming Group, Inc., through subsidiaries, owns and operates Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in
Chester, West Virginia; Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie, Pennsylvania; and Scioto Downs in Columbus, Ohio.
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Except for historical information, this press release contains forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject
to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause the statements made to be incorrect and/or for factual results
to differ materially. Those risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, financial market risks, general
economic conditions, legislative and regulatory matters, and other factors described in the Company’s periodic
reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company does not intend to update publicly any
forward-looking statements, except as may be required by law. The cautionary advice in this paragraph is permitted
by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Investor Inquiries:
William Schmitt, 203-682-8200
Media Inquiries:
Liz Brady, 646-277-1226


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