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Monday 13 March, 2006

World Gaming PLC

Holding(s) in Company

World Gaming PLC
13 March 2006



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                              13 MARCH 2006
                                        
                                WORLD GAMING PLC
                                      (AIM)
                                ('the Company')
                                        
                                HOLDING IN COMPANY

The Company was informed on 24 January 2006 that Man Financial Limited is now 
the beneficial owner of 2,266,600 Ordinary Shares in World Gaming plc 
representing approximately 4.23 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 plc is a UK based holding company whose subsidiaries participate in
Internet gaming software licensing and operations. The World Gaming Group is an
international developer, licensor, and provider of online gaming products, 
including casino, sportsbook, and pari-mutuel betting.

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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