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Friday 09 December, 2005

World Gaming PLC

Holding(s) in Company

World Gaming PLC
09 December 2005


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           09 DECEMBER 2005

                                WORLD GAMING PLC
                                      (AIM)
                                ('the Company')

                                HOLDING IN COMPANY

The Company was informed on 7 December 2005 that Man Financial Limited is now 
the beneficial owner of 2,119,600 Ordinary Shares in World Gaming plc 
representing approximately 5.58 per cent. of the Company's issued Ordinary 
Shares.

                                    --ENDS--

Enquiries:

World Gaming plc                                            Tel. +1 888 883 0833
Daniel Moran, Chief Executive

Daniel Stewart Securities                                     Tel. 020 7776 6550
Ruari McGirr

Bishopsgate Communications Limited                            Tel: 020 7430 1600
Maxine Barnes
Dominic Barretto

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
Sportingbet Plc.

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.

Further information on the Company can be found at
www.worldgaming.com


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