Nevada Gold Announces Launch of Social Gaming Site

Nevada Gold Announces Launch of Social Gaming Site

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (NYSE
MKT:UWN) today announced the launch of its social gaming site, Gold Star
Slots, a free-to-play casino app on Facebook. Nevada Gold's new IGaming site
enables players to play popular slots games for fun, while introducing them to
the company's bricks and mortar properties in Washington and South Dakota.

Featuring a variety of highly engaging social components, from friend leader
boards to gifting and sharing, Gold Star Slots offers Nevada Gold's existing
customers the option to play their favorite games from the comfort of their
own homes, while also enabling potential new customers to experience the
excitement of playing real casino slot games for free online.

"Social gaming is one of the leading technology innovations in our industry
and the Gold Star Slots social gaming site positions Nevada Gold at the
cutting edge," commented Trevor Taylor, vice president, development and
operations. "Guests of our Washington Gold and South Dakota Gold properties
can stay informed about upcoming events and promotions at our physical
locations through the Gold Star Slots Facebook page."

Nevada Gold's social gaming platform allows the company to expand its
marketing reach and continue developing brand awareness.In addition to the
free "coins" provided just for logging on, guests also have the opportunity to
purchase additional "coins" to lengthen their entertainment experience.

Nevada Gold has launched the app in conjunction with technology and services
provider, Traffic Generation. Utilizing its unique multi-channel monetization
platform, The Hub, Traffic Generation provides a range of social marketing,
community management and game optimization services, designed to increase
player engagement and retention.

Gold Star Slots is available to play for free on Facebook now.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements, which are made pursuant to
the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. We use words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "future,"
"intend," "plan," and similar expressions to identify forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, our
ability to increase income streams, to grow revenue and earnings, and to
obtain additional gaming and other projects. These statements are only
predictions and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions,
which are identified and described in the Company's public filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.

About Nevada Gold

Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (NYSE MKT:UWN) of Houston, Texas is a developer,
owner and operator of 10 gaming operations in Washington ("Washington Gold")
and a 950-machine slot route operation in Deadwood, South Dakota ("South
Dakota Gold"). The Company also has a gaming license in Nevada.For more
information, visit

The Nevada Gold logo is available at

CONTACT: Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.
         Michael P. Shaunnessy
         (713) 621-2245
         Harriet Fried / Jody Burfening
         (212) 838-3777

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