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BWIN LAUNCHES POKER APP FOR IPAD

iPad tablet users can now play Texas Hold'em for real in high resolution.

20 March 2012 – bwin today launched its real money bwin Poker App for iPad tablets. The new iPad poker client is based on the same easy to use mobile interface that was first introduced for the iPhone in January 2011 and for Android in July 2011.

POKERSTARS LAUNCHES MOBILE VERSION FOR IOS AND ANDROID GAMING PLATFORMS IN UKREAL MONEY AND PLAY MONEY GAMES NOW AVAILABLE ON THE BEST-SELLING MOBILE DEVICES INCLUDING IPAD, IPHONE AND ANDROID

LONDON, UK – February 14 – The world’s most popular online poker room, PokerStars, is now available on the world’s most popular mobile devices.
PokerStars Mobile is now available to download and play on a wide range of smartphone handsets and tablets, including Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPad Touch, as well as many Android phones and tablet computers. The poker game app will enable players across the United Kingdom (excl. Northern Ireland) to play both free and real money games on their mobile device at any time.

ACQUISITION OF ASH GAMING LIMITED ('ASH GAMING')

Playtech, (AIM: PTEC) the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services for the online, mobile and land-based gaming industry, announces that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Ash Gaming, one of the leading developers of interactive gambling and betting games.

In summary:

· Acquisition of recognised industry-leading content provider, with more than 30 licensees

· Total cash consideration of up to £23 million, comprising initial consideration of £15.5 million and deferred contingent consideration of up to £7.5 million

QUICKFIRE POWERED BY MICROGAMING SIGNS NEW CONTRACT WITH MR GREEN

ISLE OF MAN – QuickFire, powered by Microgaming (www.quickfiregames.co.uk), is thrilled to announce that it has signed a new contract with operator, Mr Green.

Microgaming’s international market presence as well as its unique portfolio swayed Mr Green to choose QuickFire as their provider.

QuickFire’s offering of a large volume of exciting, popular and high quality games on a stand-alone platform impressed Mr Green and encouraged them to add QuickFire’s hugely successful slot machines to their existing games offering.

OVER €400,000 WON ON MICROGAMING POKER NETWORK’S BAD BEAT JACKPOT!

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming (www.microgaming.com), the world’s largest provider of online gaming software, today announces that the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN)’s Bad Beat Jackpot has been hit! Following weeks of rapid growth, six lucky players have won a total of €439,289.83.

The Bad Beat Jackpot was hit on Monday 19th March when a Nordic Bet player, alias Gaboork_jai, lost with Four of a Kind Aces to a Straight Flush. That ‘lucky loser’ took home an incredible €219,645 while the other players at the table shared the remainder.

MICROGAMING ANNOUNCES NEW SCARY FLASH GAMES

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming (www.microgaming.com), the world’s largest provider of online gaming software, is excited to reveal its selection of scary new Flash games.

Jekyll and Hyde is based on the tale of the dual nature of good and evil, as an experiment goes awry. Gamers can watch Jekyll change into the monster that is Hyde. The classic transformation offers the chance for players to gather hordes of cash.

MICROGAMING ANNOUNCES NEW FEATURES FOR BINGO NETWORK

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming (www.microgaming.com), the world’s largest provider of online gaming software, is pleased to announce the forthcoming launch of a number of new and innovative features for its rapidly growing Bingo Network.

This May, Microgaming will be introducing a new feature which will allow players to buy tickets in advance for a selection of all the available bingo rooms, from a single bingo room. This allows for a more streamlined, user-friendly purchasing experience.