Isle of Capri Casinos President Honored

  Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. president and COO Timothy M. Hinkley was
honored today by the Mississippi Tourism Association with the 2003 Tourism
Achievement Award. Hinkley received the award at the MTA’s Governor’s
Conference on Tourism at a ceremony held in Philadelphia, Miss.
The award is presented annually to an individual who serves as a leader
through outstanding accomplishments in the tourism industry.

Hinkley has been with the Mississippi-based Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.
since 1992 and has served on several boards and with many organizations to
promote the economic and cultural welfare of the state.

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., the leader in regional gaming, owns and
operates 17 riverboat, dockside and land-based casinos at 15 locations,
including Biloxi, Vicksburg, Lula and Natchez, Mississippi; Bossier City
and Lake Charles (two riverboats), Louisiana; Black Hawk (two land-based
casinos) and Cripple Creek, Colorado; Bettendorf, Davenport and Marquette,
Iowa; and Kansas City and Boonville, Missouri. International locations
include Freeport, Grand Bahama and Dudley, England. The company also
operates Pompano Park Harness Racing Track in Pompano Beach, Florida.

This press release may be deemed to contain forward-looking statements,
which are subject to change. These forward-looking statements may be
significantly impacted, either positively or negatively by various
factors, including without limitation, licensing, and other regulatory
approvals, financing sources, development and construction activities,
costs and delays, weather, permits, competition and business conditions in
the gaming industry. The forward-looking statements are subject to
numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those expressed in or implied by the statements herein.

Additional information concerning potential factors that could affect the
Company’s financial condition, results of operations and expansion
projects, is included in the filings of the Company with the Securities
and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, its Form 10-K for
the fiscal year ended April 27, 2003 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
October 26, 2003.