CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - September 17, 2007) - Dresner Corporate Services, Inc. (DCS), a strategic communications agency, announced today that it has been retained by the Shingle Springs Tribal Gaming Authority to provide public relations support for the Foothill Oaks Casino.

Situated just 30 minutes east of Sacramento off of Highway 50 near Placerville, Calif., the Foothill Oaks Casino is owned by the Shingle Springs Tribal Gaming Authority, an instrumentality of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. The project is being managed by Lakes Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: LACO), a leader in the development and management of casinos and related entertainment facilities in various gaming jurisdictions, including Indian-owned casinos.

"Dresner Corporate Services has the proven public relations experience to support the development and launch of what will be the premier gaming resort in northern California," said Timothy J. Cope, president and chief financial officer of Lakes Entertainment, Inc. "Dresner will play a vital role in keeping the public up-to-date and informed on the development of the Foothill Oaks Casino."

"The Foothill Oaks Casino will offer a truly unique gaming experience set in the rugged beauty of the Sierra Foothills," said Scott Holmes, chairman of the management board of the Shingle Springs Tribal Gaming Authority. "We are delighted that Dresner is a key member of the team that will bring this quality gaming experience to the public."

"The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and Lakes Entertainment are dedicated to delivering a unique gaming experience through the Foothill Oaks Casino," said Steve Carr, managing director, Dresner Corporate Services. "We are extremely pleased to be working with both on this exciting project."

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