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Konami Announces Appointment of Ray Suarez

Las Vegas, NV, March 25, 2008

Konami Gaming, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Ray Suarez to Director, Sales Operations. Mr. Suarez will have global responsibility for overseeing the sales operation functions for Konami Gaming and Systems sales related activities. He joins Konami with over 20 years experience in sales management, supply chain and business operations. Most recently, Mr. Suarez was Senior Manager World Wide Sales Operations of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies where he was responsible for worldwide sales group budget & expense management, sales commission plan administration, key sales representative for customer satisfaction management, and for cross functional collaboration between supply chain, finance, pricing, and manufacturing teams. A retired First Sergeant from the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Suarez is originally from the Midwest and has travelled and worked internationally and is conversant in Japanese. Mr. Suarez has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.

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

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