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Passport Technology Names Diallo Gordon as Chief Executive Officer

LAS VEGAS, February 20, 2024 – Passport Technology (“Passport”), a global leader in innovative payment technology and customer engagement for the gaming industry, today announced its Board of Directors has appointed industry leader and current Chief Product Officer at Passport Technology, Diallo Gordon, as Chief Executive Officer.

“Diallo’s entrepreneurial spirit, unparalleled industry knowledge and vibrant personality will further propel Passport’s position as the fastest growing and leading innovator within casino payments, automation and loyalty,” states Scott Dowty, Executive Chairman, Passport Technology. “Diallo is a proven leader, a distinguished technologist, proud veteran of the United States Air Force and someone you simply want to be around. We look forward to his continued impact on Passport and our customers in his heightened capacity.”

“I am thrilled and grateful for the trust placed in me by Passport’s employees, customers and Board of Directors to lead as CEO,” states Diallo. “Embracing servant-based leadership, this is a happy demotion where I work tirelessly for our employees and stakeholders, driving culture, talent, and company success. Passport’s three years of solid progress is just the beginning, and I’m here to work. Thank you!”

Before Passport, Diallo served as the Founder and CEO of Phi Gaming, LLC, where his team built innovative loyalty products for the B2B systems industry leading to the acquisition of Phi by Passport. Diallo spent 5 years with EVERI (NYSE:EVRI) in various leadership roles, including EVP and General Manager. Diallo spent 6 years with Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. (ASX:ALL) as Director Oasis Regional Support leading professional services and technical account management. Prior to Aristocrat, Diallo’s start in gaming came as a Lab Engineer for the Mississippi Gaming Commission.

Diallo brings a wealth of experience from roles in engineering and technology with the United States Department of Defense and Federal Aviation Administration. Most notably as an avionics and instrumentation lead within the F/A-22 Raptor stealth fighter program. As a veteran of the USAF, he served honorably as an aircrew member in the ARIA program, accumulating extensive flight hours and mission deployments on the EC-18 and EC-135 aircraft, conducting weapons and space research for government agencies, allied nations, and private industry.

Diallo holds multiple undergraduate degrees in Electronics Engineering Technology, Business Management, and Business Administration. He attended the University of Georgia and earned a Master of Science in Information Systems from the University of Maryland.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I want to thank Cleve Tzung for his outstanding leadership during the Passort / ASAI merger and the Phi acquisition all while navigating through the Covid shutdown. Cleve’s momentous contributions in finance, operations and service have established a strong foundation for the future. Cleve will continue to lead M&A and growth initiatives for Passport,” Dowty concluded.

About Passport

Passport’s pursuit of excellence is driven through diversity, inclusion, and collaboration as we strive to create opportunities for all stakeholders to thrive. Passport is a leading developer of technology-based solutions and services for the highly regulated payments, gaming, and financial services markets. The company’s product portfolio includes redemption kiosks, quasi-cash, check warranty, ATM, digital payments, cash and cashless integrations, casino automation, regulatory compliance solutions, bank-sponsored transaction processing, server and web-based analytics, agnostic application management systems, and interactive content and loyalty services. Through its privileged gaming licenses and payment sponsorships, Passport has securely and responsibly settled over $45 billion in funds to casino floors across the globe.

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