CHARTWELL TECHNOLOGY INC.
TSX : CWH

CHARTWELL TECHNOLOGY INC.

April 21, 2009 09:00 ET

Chartwell Renews bwin Contract

CALGARY, CANADA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2009) - Chartwell Technology Inc. (TSX:CWH) ("Chartwell"), a leading provider of gaming software systems to the remote gaming industry announces the license renewal for bwin International Ltd. ("bwin"). This renewal marks the fourth consecutive term for Chartwell, and extends our business relationship through to 2012.

Incorporated in 1997, bwin has built an exemplary reputation in the online gaming industry through its ongoing support of responsible gaming and regulatory compliance. The company's implementation of innovative solutions has established a solid base of business positioning bwin as one of the largest and most respected online gaming brands in the world today.

"This is always a great vote of confidence for us when one of our valued clients renews", states Dave Acorn, COO of Chartwell Technology Inc. "We have been working with bwin for eight years and have always endeavoured to provide them with a continually expanding online entertainment experience for their customers. This renewal confirms our level of service and support and we are delighted to continue our partnership for another three years."

About Chartwell

Chartwell specializes in the development of leading-edge gaming applications and entertainment content for the Internet and other remote access devices. Chartwell's Java and Flash based software products and games are designed for deployment in gaming, entertainment, advertising and promotional applications. Chartwell does not participate in the on-line gaming business of its clients. Chartwell's team of highly trained professionals is committed to delivering the highest quality software and maintaining its leading edge through continuous development and unparalleled customer support.

Chartwell invites you to preview our company and gaming applications www.chartwelltechnology.com.

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