*** Confidential Treatment Requested Under 17 C.F.R. Section 240.24b-2
THIS AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) is made and entered into as of the 20 th day of May, 2010,
by and between Shuffle Master, Inc., a Minnesota corporation (the “Company”), and Roger Snow (the
“Employee”), a resident of the State of Nevada.
A. The Company is in the business of developing, manufacturing, distributing and otherwise
commercializing card shufflers, proprietary table games (both live, stimulated and electronic) and related gaming
products and services (the “Business”), throughout the world.
B. Company and Employee want to create an at-will employment relationship that protects the
Company with appropriate confidentiality and non-compete covenants, and compensates the Employee for
performing his obligations hereunder.
C. The Company and Employee desire that Employee be employed by the Company on the
terms and conditions of this Agreement.
In consideration of the mutual promises contained herein, Employee and the Company agree as follows:
1 . Employment. The Company hereby employs Employee as its Executive Vice President (“EVP”)
reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, or his designee. Employee shall perform the assigned
duties of that position, with an emphasis on game and product development. Subject to the other terms and
conditions hereof, Employee’s employment under this Agreement with the Company is for a term of
approximately three years and six months (the “Term”), beginning May 20, 2010 (the “Commencement Date”),
through October 31, 2013.
2. Salary, Bonus and Benefits. Subject to each of the terms and conditions in this agreement, and
while employed by the Company as its EVP:
a. From the Commencement Date and if employed through October 31, 2010, Employee shall be
paid a monthly base salary based on an annu