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Friday 16 April, 2010

Weather Lottery plc

Issue of Equity

16 April 2010

                             THE WEATHER LOTTERY PLC

                    ('The Weather Lottery' or the 'Company')

                              Placing of New Shares

The Company today announces that it has placed 33,333,334 new ordinary shares of
0.1p  each  (the "Placing Shares") at a price of 0.3p per share with certain  of
its  Directors and other individuals. The placing has raised gross  proceeds  of
£100,000  for  the  Company  which  will be used  for  general  working  capital
purposes.  An application has been made for the shares to be admitted to trading
on AIM with effect from 22 April 2010.

The  Board  considers it prudent to undertake this placing to provide additional
working  capital.  This will allow the Board to investigate and  if  appropriate
pursue  other  opportunities in the gaming sector as stated  in  the  Chairman`s
statement  which  accompanied the announcement of the interim results  on  April
15th 2010.

The following directors have participated in the Placing:

Name       Number of    Number     Number  of    Percentage    Percentage
           Ordinary     of         Ordinary      of     the    of      the
           Shares       Ordinary   Shares        voting        voting
           held         Shares     held          rights  in    rights   in
           prior  to    acquired   after  the    the issued    the  issued
           the          in         placing       ordinary      ordinary
           placing      the                      share         share
                        placing                  capital of    capital  of
                                                 the           the
                                                 Company       Company
                                                 prior   to    after   the
                                                 the           placing
                                                 placing       (%)
                                                 (%)

Lord         0          4,000,000  4,000,000      0.00%        3.02%
Edward
Timothy
Razzall*
-    Non-
Executive
Chairman

Mr.          0          3,333,334  3,333,334       0.00%       2.51%
Robert
Ross
White   -
Executive
Director

*Lord Edward Timothy Razzall's holding is held by SIPPCentre SIPP A/c E T
Razzall, of which Lord Edward Timothy Razzall is the sole Beneficiary.

Additionally, the following changes to substantial shareholdings have occurred:

Name          Number  of    Number      Number  of  Percentage    Percentage
              Ordinary      of          Ordinary    of     the    of      the
              Shares        Ordinary    Shares      voting        voting
              held prior    Shares      held after  rights  in    rights   in
              to     the    acquired    the         the issued    the  issued
              placing       in the      placing     ordinary      ordinary
                            placing                 share         share
                                                    capital of    capital  of
                                                    the           the
                                                    Company       Company
                                                    prior   to    after   the
                                                    the           placing
                                                    placing       (%)
                                                    (%)

Mr.  John    13,402,127     7,239,052  20,641,179   13.50%        15.56%
Michael
Botros**

Mr           0              6,666,667  6,666,667     0.00%         5.03%
Alberto
Gil

Mr.          16,100,000    10,427,614  26,527,614   16.21%        20.00%
Jeffrey
Selwyn
Williams***

Mr   Andy    16,000,000       0        16,000,000   16.11%        12.06%
Moore   -
Non-
Executive
Director

**  Following the placing, Mr. John Michael Botros will hold 18,307,846 ordinary
shares (out of 20,641,179 ordinary shares) as trustee for Property Inspection  &
Validation Services Limited, a related party of Mr. Botros as defined by the AIM
Rules.

***  Mr.  Jeffrey  Selwyn Williams' holding is held by the J. Williams  personal
pension fund, of which Mr. Jeffrey Selwyn Williams is the sole Beneficiary.  The
trustees of the pension fund are AJ Bell Management Limited.

The  Placing  Shares will rank pari passu with the existing ordinary  shares  in
issue.  Following the issue of the Placing Shares and their subsequent admission
to trading on AIM the Company will have 132,638,071 ordinary shares of 0.1p each
in issue.

In   accordance   with  the  transitional  provisions  of  the  Disclosure   and
Transparency  Rules  of the Financial Services Authority, the  Company  confirms
that,  following  this  issue,  its issued share capital  comprises  132,638,071
ordinary  shares  of  0.1p each. All of the ordinary shares  have  equal  voting
rights and none of the ordinary shares are held in Treasury. The total number of
voting rights in the Company is therefore 132,638,071.

This  figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations
by  which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest  in,
or  a  change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company  under  the
Disclosure and Transparency Rules.


Enquiries:

The Weather Lottery PLC                               0113 275 0002
Keith Milhench
Website www.theweatherlottery.com

Religare Capital Markets (Nomad)                      020 7444 0800
Nick Harriss

SVS Securities (Broker)                               020 7638 5600
Ian Callaway/Alex Mattey