May 07, 2009 08:45 ET

Chartwell Renews Gala Coral

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2009) - Chartwell Technology Inc. (TSX:CWH) ("Chartwell"), a leading provider of gaming software systems to the remote gaming industry announces the license renewal for Gala Coral Group. This renewal marks the fourth consecutive term for Chartwell's flash based casino and soft gaming products and continues our relationship with a long standing client through to 2012.

Active in over 100 countries Gala Coral Group operates over 1,600 licensed bet-shops, over 150 bingo clubs and 27 casinos. The Group is the only UK operator to offer a full range of online and offline gambling opportunities within the UK and is the first to receive full GamCare accreditation across all its UK divisions. Employing over 19,000 individuals and providing gaming products in 18 different languages, the Gala Coral brand is one of the best recognised and trusted gaming brands in Europe.

"Consistency in the portfolio is important to our client base, as is innovative new content. Chartwell's core product and development roadmap offers both of these, and we look forward to working with them over the next three years," stated Daniel Phillips, Gaming Director for the 'Remote Gambling Division' of Gala Coral Group.

"This is another vote of confidence for us from a long standing client", states Dave Acorn, COO of Chartwell Technology Inc. "We have been working with Coral and Eurobet for seven years now and have valued our working relationship with them as a technology partner, providing state of art flash based casino and soft games for their customers. This renewal confirms our level of service and support and we are pleased 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 is an industry leader in servicing the legal and regulated gaming markets worldwide. Chartwell is a licensed and certified software provider in every major online gaming market.

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