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Konami Gaming, Inc. announces the appointment of Michael Ratner to Director of Product Management, Systems

Las Vegas, NV – October 31, 2011

Konami Gaming, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ratner to Director of Product Management, Systems. Ratner will be responsible for the product life cycle management of all Konami Casino Management System (KCMS) products, developing and managing detailed product road maps and product marketing for the KCMS portfolio. He brings a diverse gaming experience in operations, product management and marketing with a strong technical background. Ratner has been in the gaming industry for more than 20 years on both the operator and supplier side. Most recently he served as Director of Systems Product Marketing at Bally Technologies.

Steve Sutherland, Chief Operating Officer at Konami Gaming, Inc., says, “We are very fortunate to have Michael join the Konami Casino Management Systems group. He has the expertise and experience we need to continue improving and growing our systems business. We look forward to his contributions to Konami Gaming, Inc.”

Ratner is a certified product manager with emphasis in strategic product marketing. He also serves as a member of Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM). While serving in the South African Air Force, he obtained a technical diploma in electronics

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About Konami Gaming, Inc.

Konami Gaming, Inc. is a Las Vegas-based subsidiary of KONAMI CORPORATION (NYSE: KNM). The company is a leading designer and manufacturer of slot machines and casino management systems for the global gaming market. For more information about Konami Gaming, Inc., please visit

Annabelle Lee; Lead Marketing Specialist

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