SOURCE: Prima Poker

September 12, 2005 10:27 ET

eGaming Review's 2005 "Power 50" List Recognizes Six Card Rooms on the Prima Network

ISLE OF MAN, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 12, 2005 -- The Prima Network, the world's largest online poker network, celebrates the selection of six of its top operators to the 2005 eGaming Review "Power 50" list. Bet365, Expekt, Mr. Bookmaker, Trident Poker, Carmen Media (The Gaming Club), and Fortune Lounge (Royal Vegas Poker) all earned top honors. The list, which annually ranks the most powerful companies in the online gaming sector, seeks to determine which names hold the strongest influence over industry trends and will make the greatest advancements in the coming year.

eGaming Review notes, "It is not about who excited the financial markets the most, who garners the most headlines and not necessarily who makes the most money." The Power 50 are the most internationally focused and influential companies in the industry.

To access these card rooms, go to:

--  Bet365: www.Bet365.com
--  Expekt: www.expekt.com
--  Mr. Bookmaker: www.mrbookmaker.com
--  Trident Poker: www.tridentpoker.com
--  The Gaming Club: www.gamingclub.com
--  Royal Vegas Poker: www.royalvegaspoker.com
    
"We are exceptionally proud of these card rooms for their outstanding performance, global reach and most importantly, dedication to their players," said Prima Network CEO Roger Raatgever. "This is a testament to the strength, equity and longevity of the Prima Network as we continue to attract the most sophisticated poker operators in the world."

Powered by Microgaming, the recognized leader in the development of interactive gaming systems, Prima provides a network advantage that enhances the quality of service for online card rooms and their players. The placement of five separate card rooms on the most distinguished list within the online gaming industry indicates the capabilities and benefits provided by The Prima Network. Having recently added three new card rooms to the network, Prima has undergone a growth rate of more than 300 percent over the last year and remains highly regarded by industry analysts as the premier network at the forefront of the gaming industry.

About The Prima Network

The Prima Network is the world's largest online poker network. Powered by Microgaming software, the leading developer of Internet gaming systems, The Prima Network licenses to more than forty card rooms worldwide to form a global poker network. The Prima Network ensures that a critical mass of online poker players and a wide variety of games and tournaments are available at all times. Sought by online poker players and operators, The Prima Network seal is a symbol of quality, representing the highest standards in online poker play, fairness, and credibility. For more information, please visit www.primapoker.com.

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