Everi Congratulates TournEvent of Champions® Winner Following Exciting October 10 Finale at XS Nightclub in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EVRI), (“Everi” or the “Company”), the casino gaming industry’s only single source provider of gaming products and financial technology solutions, crowned Tanya S. representing Pines Restaurant & Casino, Evergreen Park, in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, the winner of its sixth annual on October 10 at XS Nightclub in the Wynn/Encore Las Vegas Resort. Tanya S. walked away with the grand prize of $1 million* and a cruise for two on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship, having overcome 166 competitors and bringing to a conclusion the premier slot tournament in North America.

“On behalf of Everi, congratulations to Tanya S. from Pines Restaurant & Casino, Evergreen Park, for beating the top slots players in North America to win the grand prize in the 2018 ,” said Ed Peters, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, at Everi. “The continued success of is not made possible without the commitment of our partner casinos as they host TournEvent qualifying events that create the excitement on which this program thrives. We also want to acknowledge our dedicated promotions team for partnering with the 104 participating casinos over the last five months to create memorable experiences for their players.”

The 2018 kicked off in May 2018 and featured three tour buses and The Money Man, Everi’s iconic brand ambassador, visiting 104 partner casinos traveling nearly 50,000 miles across the United States and Canada. More than 200,000 participants competed in qualifiers to identify the top 166 players who competed in last night’s for a share of more than $1.3 million in cash prizes, including the $1 million* top prize. The finale was streamed live on the and Facebook pages.

As a precursor to , Everi held a skill-based slot tournament based on the fiercely popular app Fruit Ninja™ earlier in the day in Everi’s booth at the Global Gaming Expo. Played on the company’s award-winning and industry leading slot tournament solution, nearly all 166 finalists and their guests competed for 14 spots in the tournament championship held that evening during , with the winner taking home $5,000.

The 2018 was sponsored by Norwegian Cruise Line, , Columbus Data Services, Effinet, PC Promotions, and Unistar-Sparco Computers, Inc.

* Payable in periodic payments over 20 years or in a lump sum, present day cash value payment.

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Globe Newswire: 13:00 GMT Friday 12th October 2018

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