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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


CBOE, CFE and CBSX Christmas and New Year's Holiday Trading Schedule

CHICAGO, December 17, 2007 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays:

Monday, December 24:
- Stock options and interest rate options will close at 12:00 noon, Chicago time.
- Options on ETFs that normally closed at 3:00 p.m. will close at 12:00 noon, Chicago time.
- Options on ETFs that normally close at 3:15 p.m. will close at 12:15 p.m., Chicago time.
- Index options that normally close at 3:15 p.m. will close at 12:15 p.m., Chicago time.
- CFE products will close at 12:15 p.m., Chicago time.

Tuesday, December 25:
- CBOE, CFE and CBSX will be closed.

Monday, December 31:
- CBOE interest rate products will close at 12:00 noon, Chicago time.
- Regular trading hours will be in effect for all other CBOE, CFE and CBSX products.

Tuesday, January 1:
- CBOE, CFE and CBSX will be closed.

CBOE, the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). For additional information about the CBOE and its products, access the CBOE website at www.cboe.com/.

Contacts:
Janice Calvin
(312) 786-7492
calvinj@cboe.com

Debbie Baratz
(312) 786-7123
baratz@cboe.com

CBOE® and Chicago Board Options Exchange® are registered trademarks of Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated. CBOE Stock ExchangeSM and CBSXSM are service marks of CBOE and have been licensed for use by CBSX. CFE® is a registered trademark and CBOE Futures ExchangeSMis a service mark of CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC.


This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any state or jurisdiction in which an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. No offering of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

In connection with the proposed restructuring transaction, CBOE Holdings, Inc. ("CBOE Holdings") has filed certain relevant materials with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including a registration statement on Form S-4. Members are encouraged to read the registration statement, including the proxy statement/prospectus that are a part of the registration statement, because it contains important information about the proposed transaction. Members are able to obtain a free copy of the proxy statement/prospectus, as well as the other filings containing information about CBOE Holdings and the Chicago Board Options Exchange,

Incorporated ("CBOE"), without charge, at the SEC's Web site, http://www.sec.gov/, and the companies' website, www.cboe.com/. In addition, CBOE members may obtain free copies of the proxy statement/prospectus and other documents filed by CBOE Holdings or the CBOE from CBOE Holdings by directing a request to the Office of the Secretary, CBOE Holdings, Inc., 400 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605.

CBOE Holdings, the CBOE and their respective directors, executive officers and other employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the proposed transaction. Information about the directors and executive officers of CBOE Holdings and of the CBOE is available in the prospectus/proxy statement.



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