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Friday 16 December, 2005

World Gaming PLC

Directors' Dealings

World Gaming PLC
16 December 2005



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           16 DECEMBER 2005

                                WORLD GAMING PLC
                                      (AIM)
                        ('World Gaming' or the 'Group')
                                        
                              DIRECTORS' DEALINGS
                                      AND
                                ISSUE OF EQUITY

The Board of World Gaming announces that certain of its Directors have exercised
options to purchase the Group's ordinary shares, as follows:

James H. Grossman: exercised an option to purchase 250,668 ordinary shares
                   (leaving Mr. Grossman with vested and unvested active options 
                   to purchase 1,199,332 ordinary shares);

A. Daniel Moran:   exercised an option to purchase 250,668 ordinary shares
                   (leaving Mr. Moran with vested and unvested active options to 
                   purchase 2,249,332 ordinary shares);

David Naismith:    exercised an option to purchase 250,664 ordinary shares
                   (leaving Mr. Naismith with vested and unvested active options 
                   to purchase 1,399,336 ordinary shares); and

Clare Roberts      exercised an option to purchase 48,000 ordinary shares 
                   (leaving Mr. Roberts with vested and unvested active options 
                   to purchase 427,000 ordinary shares).

All of the 800,000 ordinary shares purchased by the Directors pursuant to the
above-referenced option exercises were sold on the 12 December 2005, raising £1
million for the Directors. The foregoing sales were at £1.25 per ordinary share,
the same price per ordinary shares at which the Group's ordinary shares were
sold in the placing announced following the Company's Annual General Meeting on
Friday 9 December 2005.

In addition, the Board announces that the 5,540,166 ordinary shares to the
vendor of the SPORTSBETTING.Com Group, as detailed in the admission document
published on the 14 November 2005, have been issued and allotted. It is expected
that these shares will be admitted to trading on AIM on the 21 December 2005.

                                    --ENDS--

Enquiries:

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

Daniel Stewart & Company plc                                  Tel. 020 7776 6550
Ruari McGirr

Bishopsgate Communications Limited                            Tel: 020 7430 1600
Maxine Barnes

U.S. Securities Act Notice

The Ordinary Shares sold by the Directors and by the Company in the recent
placing 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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