SHUFFLE MASTER PREDICTS EARNINGS GROWTH

Dec 5, 2001 11:45 PM

Shuffle Master Inc. today predicted a 25% growth in revenue for fiscal 2002.

Earnings per diluted share for fiscal 2002 were forecast to be in the range of $.75 to $.80.

The company has previously announced that earnings for fiscal 2001 are expected to be $.63-$.64 per share.

Final results for the Las Vegas-based gaming manufacturer will be announced next week.