ANCHOR GAMING POSTS NINE PERCENT GAINS

Aug 9, 2001 7:26 PM

Anchor Gaming, a Las Vegas-based company, reported a nine percent gain in fiscal fourth quarter operating earnings.

The gaming equipment maker, now merging with industry giant International Game Technology, earned $56.8 million compared with $52 million a year ago.

Anchor anticipates reporting fiscal first-quarter earnings of at least $1.25 per share and 2002 totals of at least $5 per share.