DEQ Systems Corp.

DEQ Systems Corp.

January 09, 2007 08:58 ET

DEQ Recognized Among the 20 Most Innovative Technologies of the International Gaming Industry

LEVIS, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 9, 2007) - DEQ Systems Corp. (TSX VENTURE:DEQ) announced today that the prestigious "Top 20 International Gaming Products Awards" has selected DEQ's flagship product, the G3, as one of the 20 most innovative technologies of the international gaming industry for 2006. The 20 finalists are presented in the January issue of the IGWB magazine.

The Top 20 International Gaming Products Awards, presented by the International Gaming and Wagering Business (IGWB) magazine, recognize each year the most creative and innovative technologies in operation in casinos worldwide. The independent panel of judges is comprised of experts, operators and well-known personalities in the international gaming industry.

On January 24th 2007 during the International Casino Exhibition (ICE 2007), three finalists will be chosen out of the Top 20 companies for the top honours of Platinum, Gold and Silver Awards. The 2006 panel of judges were: The judges were: Paul Herzfeld, Director General, Casinos Austria AG; Jodi Littlepage, Director Corporate Finance, CitiCourt & Co.; Warwick Bartlett, Found and Principal, Global Betting & Gaming Consultants; and Gareth Wong, Founder and CEO, GamBond and CXO Europe.

Pamela M. Hugill, IGWB Publisher stated: "It is my pleasure to congratulate DEQ, who's G3 Electronic Auxiliary System was voted as one of International Gaming & Wagering Business magazine's "Top 20 International Gaming Products" for 2006. The Top 20 were selected by a panel of independent judges on the basis of "innovation, efficiency, ease of use, end-user value, adaptation/integration, long-term value and revenue potential. Our judges were unanimous in recognizing the G3's proven ability to enhance the player experience and its value to operators worldwide as an innovative, long-term revenue generator. These types of products are the future of casino gaming."

The other winning companies for 2006 are: Audiotel International, Bally Technologies, Cyberview Technology, Euro Games Technology, FutureLogic, Gala Coral Group, Gaming Standards Association, NET Entertainment, Stargames, TransAct Technologies, Twice a Company, Tyco Fire & Security/American Dynamics, and Ultra Internet Media.

Earle G. Hall, President and Chief Executive Officer at DEQ stated: "We are extremely pleased with this prestigious international recognition. At a time where the leading casino chains like Harrah's and Cirsa are recognizing the performance of our technology, receiving this award confirms that we are on the right track. We have worked during the past eight years to patent our methodologies, develop our technology and to build a prestigious partner network to begin the wide scale commercialization of our products. This award is of great sentimental value in recognizing of our path and further motivates us to achieve our ultimate goal: redefining table game bonusing and side betting throughout the global gaming industry."

About DEQ Systems Corp.

DEQ is a worldwide provider of gaming technology products including multiple bet electronic side-betting systems. DEQ's products are present in 200 casinos located in more than 30 countries around the world. DEQ has developed and holds an extensive international patent portfolio that is the basis of the current product line.

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