012314 GTR_Ainsworth Logo_300Ainsworth Game Technology announced that its Manufacturer and Distributor License applications were approved by the Mississippi Gaming Commission at a meeting held last week in Mississippi. This enables the company to manufacture, sell and/or distribute any gaming device or associated equipment for use and play in the state of Mississippi.

The Mississippi market has approximately 36,000 devices spread over 33 locations. This market has a number of corporate customers with whom the company has existing and established relations.

In relation to financial performance for the 6 months ended 31 December 2013, based on unaudited management accounts, the Ainsworth expects to report profit before tax of approximately $45 million, an increase of 50 percent on prior corresponding period. These results are subject to finalization of period end procedures (including finalizing the income tax expense) and statutory audit review.

Ainsworth Game Technology is a premier manufacturer of global gaming products committed to a culture of quality, innovation and excellence. AGT distributes a range of gaming products, entertaining standalone progressives and linked games through its sales offices and distributors in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, America and Europe.