Affinity Gaming CFO Walter Bogumil was honored as the Financial Executive of the Year in the Gaming/Hospitality Industry at a ceremony presented by VEGAS INC and FEI (Financial Executives International) Las Vegas. The awards recognized financial executives who have made a major impact within their company, have achieved success in their company's growth and profitability, and have shown exemplary leadership skills throughout their career.

Finalists were chosen by the FEI Las Vegas Board of Directors and an independent selection committee of distinguished industry representatives, who reviewed candidates on criteria such as leadership, team development, social responsibility, planning and budgeting, control and reporting, and innovation.

"We are extremely proud of Walter and his achievements," said Affinity Gaming CEO Michael Silberling. "He's been an integral member of our leadership team, helping us to achieve status as the fastest growing gaming company in the U.S., with a recurring EBITDA growth for the past two years. This award is a testament to his exceptional talent in fiscal management, as well as his passion and dedication to outstanding customer service."

"I'm honored to receive this recognition," said Bogumil. "It's been very exciting to be a part of Affinity Gaming's growth these past two years and I look forward to working with Michael and the rest of the executive team as the company continues to evolve."