World Gaming PLC
22 July 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 JULY 2005
WORLD GAMING PLC
HOLDING IN COMPANY
The Company was informed on 22 July 2005 that Man Financial Limited is now the
beneficial owner of 1,289,500 ordinary shares in World Gaming plc representing
approximately 3.45 per cent. of the issued share capital of the Company.
World Gaming plc Tel. +1 888 883 0833
Daniel Moran, Chief Executive
Daniel Stewart Securities Tel. 020 7374 6789
Bishopsgate Communications Limited Tel: 020 7430 1600
The Ordinary Shares have not been and will not be registered under the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933 (the 'Securities Act') and may not be offered or sold in
the United States or to a U.S. person (as such term is defined in Regulations S
under the Securities Act) absent registration or an applicable exemption from
registration under the Securities Act.
Notes to Editors
World Gaming is an internet Gaming Software provider offering a comprehensive
suite of products and services for internet gaming Operators and white-label
partners. World Gaming offers a wide range of integrated online gaming solutions
including sportsbook, racing, casino and poker, supported by comprehensive
e-commerce, customer service and back-office management systems.
Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, the Group licenses the Gaming Software
and provides a complete package of related services for which it charges a
royalty and other fees to Operators.
Prior to October 2004, the Gaming Software was owned and developed solely by the
Group through its wholly-owned subsidiaries. A joint venture agreement with
Sportingbet Plc was entered into in October 2004, pursuant to which the Gaming
Software was transferred to an equally owned exempt liability partnership with
World Gaming's Ordinary Shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange,
Alternative Investment Market ('AIM') under the symbol WGP and the Over The
Counter Bulletin Board market in the U.S. under symbol WGMGY.
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