EZCORP Announces Filing and Posting of Annual Report

Dec 22, 2010, 11:30 ET from EZCORP, Inc.

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- EZCORP, Inc. (Nasdaq: EZPW) announced today that its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2010 has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  A copy of that report may be accessed through the Investor Relations section of the Company's website (www.ezcorp.com).  EZCORP stockholders may obtain a paper copy of the report, free of charge, by sending a request to investorrelations@ezcorp.com or by calling 1-800-873-7296, ext. 2220.

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EZCORP is a leading provider of specialty consumer financial services.  It provides collateralized non-recourse loans, commonly known as pawn loans, and a variety of short-term consumer loans including payday loans, installment loans and auto title loans, or fee-based credit services to customers seeking loans.  At its pawn stores, the company also sells merchandise, primarily collateral forfeited from its pawn lending operations.

EZCORP operates more than 1,000 stores, including over 500 pawn stores in the U.S. and Mexico and over 500 short-term consumer loan stores in the U.S. and Canada.  The company also has significant investments in Albemarle & Bond Holdings PLC (ABM.L), one of the U.K.'s largest pawnbroking businesses with over 120 stores, and Cash Converters International Limited (CCV.L and CCV.AUS), which franchises and operates a worldwide network of over 500 stores that provide financial services and sell pre-owned merchandise.

For additional information, contact Investor Relations at (512) 314-2220.