Heartland Payment Systems(R) Named to Fortune 1000 List

Nation's Fifth Largest Payment Processor Ranks Among Largest U.S. Companies Fourth Year in a Row

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PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2013) -  Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payment processors and a leading provider of merchant business solutions, today announced that it has been named to the 2013 FORTUNE 1000 list of America's largest companies by FORTUNE magazine. In its fourth consecutive year on the list, Heartland ranked No. 942 with 2012 revenues of $2.013 billion.

"Consistently ranking among the FORTUNE 1000 is an honor that our entire company can be proud of," said Bob Carr, Heartland's chairman and chief executive officer. "Powered by an exceptional team of nearly 3,000 employees, we have been -- and remain committed to -- working diligently to grow our business and help merchants improve their operations with an ever-expanding suite of electronic payment and business solutions. Heartland is consistently reaching significant new financial and operational milestones, and this ranking is one achievement that we are especially excited about year after year."

Building on its core foundation of fair dealings, transparency and merchant advocacy, Heartland is aggressively enhancing its portfolio of products and services to deliver a greater breadth of best-in-class business solutions that help merchants improve and grow their businesses. Through a blend of organic development, strategic acquisitions and partnerships, Heartland is bringing value-added innovation to merchants large and small.

For example, Heartland is at the forefront of mobile payments technology with its Mobuyle™ mobile payment acceptance solution, the first mobile application designed by a major payments processor, as well as its MyLunchMoney.com® mobile payments application for parents of school-aged children to manage school meal expenses from smart phones and tablets. The company is also expanding its payroll offerings with one of the most competitive solutions on the market; its suite of SmartLink managed network services with robust connectivity; and its campus solutions with loan payment processing and tuition payment plans.

Carr concluded, "As the technology and business environments evolve, Heartland will continue to enhance its offerings to help merchants lower operating costs, maximize opportunities for revenue generation, streamline operations, and grow their business."

About Heartland Payment Systems
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE: HPY), the fifth largest payment processor in the United States, delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, mobile commerce, eCommerce, marketing solutions, security technology, payroll solutions, and related business solutions and services to more than 250,000 business and educational locations nationwide. A FORTUNE 1000 company, Heartland is the founding supporter of The Merchant Bill of Rights, a public advocacy initiative that educates merchants about fair credit and debit card processing practices. Heartland also established The Sales Professional Bill of Rights to advocate for the rights of sales professionals everywhere. More detailed information can be found by visiting HeartlandPaymentSystems.com, HeartlandPaymentSystems.com/Careers, Heartlandpaymentsystems.com/Blog or following the company on Twitter @HeartlandHPY and Facebook at facebook.com/HeartlandHPY.

Forward-looking Statements
This press release contains statements of a forward-looking nature which represent our management's beliefs and assumptions concerning future events. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions and are based on information currently available to us. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements due to many factors, including risks and additional factors that are described in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.

Contact:
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Michael J. LaCosta
Director of Public Relations
Heartland Payment Systems
1-888-798-3131, ex. 2245
michael.lacosta@e-hps.com

Leanne Scott Brown
Vault Communications
610-455-2742
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