Gaming Ventures plc
LSE : GAMP

July 07, 2008 05:21 ET

Appointment of Cheif Executive

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                                          GAMING VENTURES PLC

                                    Appointment of Chief Executive

Gaming  Ventures  Plc  ("the  Company") today announces the appointment  of  Jeremy  Collis  as  Chief
Executive Officer, a step up from his role as Finance Director within the business, a position he  has
held  since the March 2007 when the Company was floated on PLUS. Jeremy, who was formerly the Managing
Director  of  Littlewoods Pools, has taken on the new role from Graham Martin, who from today  assumes
the role of Non-Executive Director, thereby enabling him to focus upon his other business activities.

Jeremy,  who  is  a  Cambridge engineering graduate, qualified as a chartered  accountant  with  Grant
Thornton  and then held financial management positions with Mobil Oil Corp USA and Kennecott  Minerals
Inc and was the Finance Director for a division of Grand Metropolitan Plc.

He became vice-president for Smirnoff (part of Diageo plc) for the European,
Middle  Eastern  and  African  divisions  and  went on to  run  international  retail  businesses  for
Littlewoods  Retail.  He  subsequently  became the managing  director  of  Littlewoods  Pools  Limited
(operator of Littlewoods Lottery and Littlewoods Pools).

The  Directors are interested in a total of 23,061,391 Ordinary Shares which represent 32.35%  of  the
issued share capital of the Company.


The Directors of the Issuer accept responsibility for this announcement.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Gaming Ventures Plc
Tel: 020 7763 7131

St Helen's Capital Plc
Tel: 020 7628 5582



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