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Lucerne - From April 12 to May 25, the Grand Casino Lucerne brought the dazzling world of Las Vegas to Lake Lucerne. In addition to breathtaking shows and entertainment, the highlight was a prize draw for a trip to Las Vegas worth a total of CHF 10,000. One lucky winner was drawn from over 8,000 participating talons - Jim L. from Central Switzerland.

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  • The shareholders of Kursaal-Casino AG Lucerne approved all the proposals of the Board of Directors at the 128th Annual General Meeting on May 28, 2024.
  • They elected Erika Wermelinger and Ferdinand Zehnder as new members of the Board of Directors. Dr. Philipp Gmür was confirmed for a further term of office and appointed as the new Chairman by the Board of Directors immediately after the Annual General Meeting.
  • Three members of the Board of Directors stepped down and were bid farewell at the meeting: Chairman Guido Egli, Dr. Maurice Zufferey and Ralph Müller.
  • Following the official part of the meeting, around 1,000 shareholders and guests enjoyed an evening of conversation and socializing at the Grand Casino Lucerne.

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▪ The Grand Casino Luzern Group and Kursaal-Casino AG Luzern maintained their position as Switzerland's leading and most popular casino in the 2023 financial year.

▪ Gross gaming revenue increased by 9.5% to over CHF 122 million.

▪ As a result, the casino levy also reached a new record level: almost CHF 60 million flowed into the AHV coffers from Lucerne in 2023.

▪ The Board of Directors will propose to the Annual General Meeting on May 28 that an ordinary dividend of CHF 12 per registered share and non-voting equity security be distributed.

▪ The Federal Council renewed the concessions for the Grand Casino in Lucerne and the associated online casino mycasino at the end of 2023. However, it did not support the plans for a casino in Sion and preferred the existing casino in Crans Montana.

▪ The renewed concessions will secure the core business of the Grand Casino Luzern Group for the next 20 years.

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Lucerne, February 27, 2024 - For the first time in the new year, the Grand Casino Lucerne hosted a major poker tournament. From February 21 to 25, poker players from all over Europe flocked to Central Switzerland to compete in various side events in addition to the main tournament

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On December 7, 2023, a small, select group of celebrities from the worlds of politics, business and tourism played for a good cause at the traditional charity blackjack tournament at the Grand Casino Luzern. As every year, the amount of 12,500 is donated to the Luzerner Zeitung Christmas campaign.

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The Grand Casino Luzern Group is delighted: the Federal Council today approved the license application for the land-based casino in Lucerne and the associated online casino mycasino. The traditional Central Swiss company can thus continue to operate its existing Grand Casino in Lucerne and the mycasino online casino securely until 2044. A supplementary new casino in Sion, on the other hand, was not approved by the national government.

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The Grand Casino Luzern has once again topped the Casinos.ch poll with a score of 5.8. This award underlines the continuous excellence and tireless dedication of the Grand Casino Luzern to first-class gaming experiences.

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For the first time, the Grand Casino Lucerne organized the Bounty Hunter Days in Lucerne in cooperation with pokertrip.de. From July 26 to 30, poker players from all over Europe flocked to Central Switzerland and competed not only for the prize money, but also in an exciting hunt for the top bounty.

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Shareholders approve all proposals of the Board of Directors at the AGM
▪ 670 shareholders and numerous guests attended the
127th Annual General Meeting of Kursaal-Casino AG Luzern at the Grand Casino on June 6.
▪ The meeting approved all of the Board of Directors' proposals.
▪ Board members Peter Schilliger (Udligenswil) and Peter Weber (Kriens) were
re-elected for a further three-year term of office.
▪ After the Annual General Meeting, shareholders and guests enjoyed an evening of conversation and socializing together
at the Grand Casino Lucerne.

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Kursaal-Casino AG Lucerne publishes annual report 2022 - AGM on June 6, 2023

Kursaal-Casino AG Luzern is the holding company of the Grand Casino Luzern Group. The traditional Central Swiss company can look back on a very pleasing 2022.

▪ Gross gaming revenue rose by 20 percent to over 111 million francs.

▪ Annual profit tripled to 1.3 million francs.

▪ The Board of Directors is proposing a doubling of the dividend compared to the previous year as well as the payment of an anniversary dividend. The Annual General Meeting of Kursaal-Casino AG Luzern will decide on these dividend proposals on June 6, 2023.

▪ The Grand Casino in Lucerne and the online casino "mycasino" together form the highest-turnover casino in Switzerland.

▪ In 2022, the Grand Casino Luzern Group took important steps towards a strong future: it applied for the renewal of its license for Lucerne and the

online casino and a new license for a casino in Valais.

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Every year, the Global Gaming Awards recognize the pioneers of the gaming industry. The prestigious nomination is highly coveted. Those who make it onto the shortlist can count themselves among the industry excellence in the categories of quality, innovation and trust. The Grand Casino Luzern was the first Swiss casino to make it onto the shortlist in the "Casino" category for the second time.

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The Grand Casino Luzern plays a key role in promoting tourism. The casino has now been honored for making the Lucerne-Lake Lucerne tourist destination more attractive and has received the Tourism Award from the Lucerne Tourism Forum.

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Annual General Meeting of Kursaal-Casino AG Luzern
▪ 579 shareholders attended the 126th Annual General Meeting of Kursaal-Casino AG Luzern at the Grand Casino Luzern. They personally represented 57.44% of the share capital. They approved all proposals.
▪ With gross gaming revenue of CHF 92.89 million in 2021, the Grand Casino Luzern Group is the leading casino company in Switzerland.
▪ The parent company Kursaal-Casino AG Luzern significantly increased its operating income and net profit in 2021. The Annual General Meeting approved a dividend of six francs per registered share and participation certificate.
▪ In addition to the positive figures for the last financial year, the upcoming renewal of the casino concessions was the dominant topic. The casino wants to have the existing license for Lucerne and for the online casino renewed by 2044 and also tap into new casino markets.
▪ National Councillor Gerhard Pfister (Zug), President of the Swiss Casino Association, spoke about the importance of this license renewal.

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Kursaal-Casino AG's 2021 annual report shows higher revenue and profit
▪ The Grand Casino Luzern Group is Switzerland's leading casino with gross gaming revenue of CHF 92.89 million in 2021.
▪ Thanks to strong revenue growth, mycasino, which is part of the Group, consolidated its leading position among Swiss online casinos.
Kursaal-Casino AG Luzern significantly increased its operating income and net profit in 2021.
▪ The Board of Directors is proposing the distribution of a dividend of six francs per registered share and non-voting equity security.
▪ All Swiss casinos must apply for new concessions. In this context, the Grand Casino Luzern intends to have the combined concession for the casino in Lucerne and the online casino mycasino renewed until 2044 and to open up new markets.

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The Grand Casino Luzern is launching its new member club "my.club" with a bang: from April 12 to July 2, 2022, all those who register for or switch to the new member club will be entered into a draw to win a Tesla Model Y worth over CHF 60,000.

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The Olivo restaurant not only makes the hearts of champagne connoisseurs beat faster, it makes them beat faster: the reason for this is a special rarity from the 19th century. One of the coveted bottles of what is probably the oldest drinkable champagne in the world has been on display in the Olivo restaurant since September 20.

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Every year, Swiss casino guests vote for the most popular casino in Switzerland and now also the most popular online casino in the big Casinos.ch poll. The public's favorite in 2021 is once again the Grand Casino Luzern, this time in association with mycasino.ch. This is the fifth time in a row that the traditional Lucerne casino has been awarded the title of "Most popular casino in Switzerland".

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At the 125th Annual General Meeting of Kursaal-Casino AG Lucerne, the shareholders approved the payment of a dividend and also approved all other proposals of the Board of Directors.

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The Grand Casino Luzern Group felt the effects of the pandemic in 2020. The land-based casino and the catering and events area were unable to welcome guests for 101 days. The successful online casino mycasino.ch made up for this economically. The Board of Directors will propose the resumption of dividend payments at the 125th Annual General Meeting.

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Winter has arrived and the lockdown is entering its second round. The perfect time to dream of that long-awaited cruise and satisfy your longing for long-distance travel in anticipation. On January 13, the Grand Casino Lucerne raffled off a two-week Caribbean cruise worth CHF 13,000. The lucky winner can already look forward to relaxing weeks on a TUI "Mein Schiff" - as soon as circumstances allow.

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Grand Casino Luzern AG is pleased to announce the signing of a new partnership with Genève-Servette Hockey Club until June 30, 2021. The online casino "mycasino.ch" of Grand Casino Luzern AG will be a new sponsor and will be present on the jersey of the 1st team.

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Grand Casino Luzern AG is delighted to announce the continuation and expansion of its successful partnership with FC Luzern until June 30, 2021. Grand Casino Luzern AG's online casino "mycasino.ch" will now be a co-sponsor and will be featured on the first team's jersey.

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Play online with real croupiers directly from the Grand Casino Lucerne: what sounds like utopia is now reality! The roulette game is provided live from the terrestrial casino in Lucerne for playing on mycasino.ch. You can place your bets at the roulette table from the Grand Casino Lucerne in real time via livestream. This allows you to experience a real casino atmosphere online, at any time and anywhere in Switzerland. Security and discretion are guaranteed thanks to state-of-the-art technology, high-precision cameras and the highest quality standards.

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The 124th Annual General Meeting of Kursaal-Casino AG Lucerne approved all proposals of the Board of Directors on June 9, 2020. The shareholders approved the management report, the annual financial statements and the consolidated financial statements for 2019. The retained earnings of CHF 13.979 million were carried forward to the new account. Peter Schilliger and Peter Weber were re-elected for a three-year term of office.

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From midnight, all public and private events throughout the country will be banned and restaurants, entertainment and leisure businesses will be closed. Due to the current situation, we will temporarily suspend our gaming operations on the night of Monday, March 16, to Tuesday, March 17, at midnight until April 19, 2020.

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With the largest prize pool of CHF 347,500 at a Poker Circle Swiss Open with three starting days, the 25th edition of the Poker Circle Swiss Open once again proves the popularity of this tournament. From February 26 to March 1, the poker community flocked to Central Switzerland to enjoy poker at its finest. As last year, the tournament was all about good causes: The Grand Casino Lucerne donated a portion of the participation fees to Pink Ribbon Switzerland. In total, a donation of over CHF 5,000 was made.

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Online gambling with real croupiers: what sounds like a utopian dream of the future is now a reality in Switzerland! This is made possible by mycasino.ch, the online casino from the heart of Switzerland. No special software is needed for the live casino experience, just an Internet connection. With roulette, baccarat and the like, numerous casino classics are available. A real croupier awaits the players at every table and guarantees an exciting and personal casino experience.

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Every year, the Global Gaming Awards recognize the pioneers of the gaming industry. The prestigious nomination is highly coveted. Those who make it onto the shortlist can count themselves among the industry excellence in the categories of quality, innovation and trust. The Grand Casino Luzern is the first Swiss casino to make it onto the shortlist in the "Casino" category. But this is not the only success for Switzerland: the platform partner Paf of the Swiss online casino mycasino.ch secured first place in the "Responsible Gaming" category.

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