July 21, 2005 11:23 ET

World Gaming PLC announces Stmnt re Share Price Movement

London -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 21, 2005 --

                                            21 JULY 2005

                  WORLD GAMING PLC 
         ("World Gaming" or "the Company") 

The Directors of World Gaming have noticed the significant movement in the Company's share price today on AIM in the UK. The Directors can confirm that its strategy continues to include, as stated at the time of admission to AIM, the intention to make appropriate acquisitions to strengthen and broaden its offering and to further enhance shareholder value.

The Directors can confirm that they are currently in discussions with a number of parties which may or may not lead to an acquisition of any of these parties.

World Gaming plc                  Tel. +1 888 883 0833 
Daniel Moran, Chief Executive
Daniel Stewart               Tel. +44 (0) 20 7374 6789 
Ruari McGirr
Bishopsgate Communications Ltd      Tel: 020 7430 1600 
Dominic Barretto

The Ordinary Shares have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to a U.S. person (as such term is defined in Regulations S under the Securities Act) absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration under the Securities Act.

Notes to Editors

World Gaming is an internet Gaming Software provider offering a comprehensive suite of products and services for internet gaming Operators and white-label partners. World Gaming offers a wide range of integrated online gaming solutions including sportsbook, racing, casino and poker, supported by comprehensive e-commerce, customer service and back-office management systems.

Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, the Group licenses the Gaming Software and provides a complete package of related services for which it charges a royalty and other fees to Operators.

Prior to October 2004, the Gaming Software was owned and developed solely by the Group through its wholly-owned subsidiaries. A joint venture agreement with Sportingbet Plc was entered into in October 2004, pursuant to which the Gaming Software was transferred to an equally owned exempt liability partnership with Sportingbet Plc.

World Gaming's Ordinary Shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange, Alternative Investment Market ("AIM") under the symbol WGP and the Over The Counter Bulletin Board market in the U.S. under symbol WGMGY.

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