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Monday 18 April, 2005


Board appointments

18 April 2005

18 April 2005

                    BETonSPORTS strengthens management team
                          with key board appointments

BETonSPORTS, one of the world's largest US facing online sportsbooks, announces
the appointment of two new board members: Clive Archer who, as Operations and
Marketing Director, will be responsible for directing day to day activities in
Costa Rica and Richard Creed who, as Commercial Director, will be responsible
for assessing new business opportunities and commercial activities generally.

Clive Archer, aged 50, has over 28 years of business and management experience
and joins the group from his position of Business Development Director, Carmen
Media Group Ltd, one of the top 5 remote gaming companies in the world. Based in
Gibraltar, Clive has been responsible for expanding business into new
geographical territories and products, creating and managing strategic
partnerships and establishing Carmen's new sportsbook, to complete the company's
existing internet properties of 10 Casino brands and 4 Poker brands.

Richard Creed, aged 49, was previously a partner in Casson Beckman, Chartered
Accountants, where he specialised in corporate finance activities particularly
mergers and acquisitions. Since leaving them in 1992, he has worked for a number
of organisations on change and risk management projects as well as opening
operations in the Far East.'

Commenting on the appointments, Clive Parritt, Chairman, BETonSPORTS said:

'We are delighted that Richard and Clive are joining the Group. Richard, with
his extensive experience of business planning and mergers & acquisitions, will
bring additional firepower to our executive team and Clive, with his expertise
within the Gaming Sector will add tremendous insight into our future strategic
positioning and operations development.'

The following additional information is provided with respect to Clive Richard
Archer and Richard Edward Creed:

Save for Richard Creed who was a director of Intelligence Exchange Networks
Limited when it entered into a creditors voluntary arrangement and World Health
Network Singapore Pte Limited when it was wound up on 15 July 2004, neither
Richard Creed nor Clive Archer:

(i)   has any unspent convictions in relation to indictable offences;

(ii)  has been declared bankrupt or entered into any individual voluntary
      arrangements with his creditors;

(iii) has  been a director of any company which has been placed in
      receivership, liquidation, administration, been subject to a voluntary
      arrangement or any composition or arrangement with its creditors generally 
      or any class of its creditors whilst he was a director of that company or 
      within the twelve months after he ceased to be a director of that company;

(iv)  has  been a partner of any partnership at the time of or
      within 12 months preceding any compulsory liquidation, administration or
      partnership voluntary arrangements of such partnership;

(v)   has  been a partner of any partnership at the time of or
      within 12 months preceding a receivership of any assets of such 

(vi)  has  had any of his assets subject to any receivership; and

(vii) has been the subject of any public criticism by statutory or
      regulatory authorities or has ever been disqualified by a court from 
      acting as a director of a company or from acting in the management or 
      conduct of the affairs of any company.

Richard Creed is a director of Wimbledon (Lakeside) Cricket Ground Limited,
Health Project Management Limited, Film and Television Associates Limited and in
the last five years has been a director of Healix Limited and Debtor Management
Services Limited.

Clive Archer is currently a director of Interactive Circle Limited and Stake and
Chips Limited.

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BETonSPORTS                                          +44 (0) 7713 621274

Clive Parritt

Citigate Dewe Rogerson                               +44 (0) 20 7638 9571

Ginny Pulbrook / Ged Brumby

Notes to Editors

 1. BETonSPORTS is one of the world's leading on-line and telephone sportsbook
    and casino operator. The company admitted to trading on AIM, London Stock
    Exchange in July 2004

 2. The Group gained its first internet sportsbook operating license in Antigua
    in 1997.  At the peak of high season in the financial year ended 31 January
    2004, it employed over 1,600 employees in Antigua, Costa Rica, the Dominican
    Republic and the United Kingdom

 3. has been ranked the number one sportsbook by a number of
    leading industry organizations, including the Offshore Gaming Association
    (OSGA), the International Sports Book Council (ISBC) and Insiders Football

 4. Over 33 million sportsbook and casino bets were placed with the Group in the
    financial year ended 31 January 2004.  This equates to more than one bet
    every second, and approximately 90% of all the bets it received were taken
    over the internet. Further information on the company can be found at

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