Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces 2012 Annual Cash Dividend

  Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces 2012 Annual Cash Dividend

Business Wire

HONG KONG -- April 04, 2013

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. (“AERL” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AERL),
which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies that
act as VIP room gaming promoters, previously announced that its Board of
Directors had authorized a regular semi-annual dividend of $0.12 per
outstanding ordinary share each year after the release of the Company’s
financial results for the six months ending June 30, and, for each year after
the release of the Company’s year-end financial results, an amount per
outstanding ordinary share equal to (i) 15% of the Company’s non-GAAP net
income for the most recently completed fiscal year less the amount paid
pursuant to the six month dividend, divided by (ii) the number of ordinary
shares outstanding on the record date for such dividend (the “Annual
Dividend”).

The Company today announces that the 2012 Annual Dividend will be $0.1024 per
ordinary share. The dividend will be distributed to shareholders of record as
of April 16, 2013, and payable on April 26, 2013.

About Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd.

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. is a holding company which operates
through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as a VIP room gaming
promoter, and is entitled to receive all of the profits of the VIP gaming
promoters from VIP gaming rooms. AERL’s VIP room gaming promoters currently
participate in the promotion of four major luxury VIP gaming facilities in
Macau, China, the largest gaming market in the world. One VIP gaming room is
located at the top-tier 5-star hotel, the Star World Hotel & Casino in
downtown Macau, and another is located in the luxury 5-star hotel, the Galaxy
Macau™ Resort in Cotai, each of which is operated by Galaxy Casino, S.A.
Additional VIP gaming rooms are located at the Sands Cotai Central and City of
Dreams Macau, both in Cotai.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the
safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995
that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward looking statements are
statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements,
based upon the current beliefs and expectations of AERL's management, are
subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ
from the forward looking statements.

Contact:

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd.
James Preissler, 646-450-8808
preissj@aerlf.com
or
ICR
William Schmitt, 203-682-8294
william.schmitt@icrinc.com