KONAMI Announces Establishment of New Japanese Investment Company for Casino Operations in Japan after Passage of the IR Facilitation Act

May 28, 2014

KONAMI CORPORATION

KONAMI CORPORATION hereby announces that at a board meeting held on May 28th, 2014, it was resolved that a new Japanese subsidiary company will be established for the purpose of investment in casino operations in Japan, following the passage of the IR Facilitation Act* by Japan's Diet.

1.Summary of the new company:

Trade Name KONAMI GAMING JAPAN CORPORATION
Establishment After passage of IR Facilitation Act in Japan
Headquarters 9-7-2 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo
Directors
Representative Director, Chairman
Noriaki Yamaguchi
Representative Director, President
Satoshi Sakamoto
Director
Masami Saso
Business Investment in Casino Operations in Japan
Shareholder KONAMI CORPORATION 100%

*Act concerning facilitation of development of Specified Integrated Resort Areas (IR Facilitation Act)

2.Reference Material (KONAMI Gaming & Systems Business):

KONAMI Group Gaming & Systems Business: www.konami.co.jp/corporate/en/business/casino.html

KONAMI's dedication to stringent corporate compliance has contributed to securing gaming licenses in 365 locations worldwide including Las Vegas, USA. KONAMI produces, sells and provides a range of casino machines and casino management systems around the globe.

(1)Group Companies Engaged in Gaming & Systems Business

Konami Gaming, Inc. (Las Vegas, USA)
Address :
585 Konami Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89119 U.S.A.
Business:
Manufactures, distributes, and services gaming machines and casino management systems
www.gaming.konami.com/corporate/home.aspx
Konami Australia Pty Ltd. (Sydney, Australia)
Address :
28 Lord Street, Botany, NSW, Australia 2019
Business:
Manufactures, distributes, and services gaming machines and casino management systems
www.konamiaustralia.com.au/  
(Approved Licences in North America and Oceania)
(As of end of March, 2014)
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(2)History of Gaming & Systems Business

November1996 Konami Australia Pty Ltd. established in Australia
January1997 Konami Gaming, Inc. established in the USA
October1997 Licenses obtained in Australia to manufacture and sell gaming machines
January2000 License obtained in Nevada, USA. to manufacture and sell gaming machines, becoming the first Japanese company to do so
June2005 Construction completed on the new offices and production facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
October2013 Construction commenced on 2nd Factory for Gaming & Systems business in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.


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2nd Factory Building (Conceptual Rendering)

(3)Casino Devices Developed by KONAMI

Development, manufacture, and distribution of gaming machines with the top-class entertainment value to dazzle customers worldwide.

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The world's first super-large size multi-station cabinet, "Titan 360," developed through a combination of casino and arcade technology (Licensed in USA)
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KONAMI Casino Management System "SYNKROS" makes it possible for casino operators to manage slot machine information, customer information, and accounting data on-site and in real time.

(4)Academic-Industrial Alliance to support the development of the Gaming Industry

KONAMI works with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) to support the development of the gaming industry, most recently through a donation of $2.5 million to UNLV in February 2014. The $2.5 million donation will be used for the construction of a new building, Hospitality Hall (provisional name), scheduled to be completed in 2017.

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KONAMI Gaming Laboratory, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas