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JUNE ARRIVES WITH TWO NEW GAMES FROM MICROGAMING

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming’s (www.microgaming.co.uk) portfolio of exhilarating casino games sees two new additions in June.

POKERSTARS LAUNCHES NEW RAFA NADAL TV ADVERTISEMENTS

ONCHAN, ISLE OF MAN – March 28, 2013 – PokerStars today announced the release of a major new television advertising campaign featuring tennis superstar Rafa Nadal. The television advertisements will air globally in coming weeks, and revolve around Rafa Nadal competing online at PokerStars against a fictional character representing one of their 50 million players.

The campaign captures the essence of poker as a mind sport – a battle of wits that anyone can enter, and where your opponent might be Rafa Nadal, or any of the other sporting superstars that regularly play on PokerStars.

EUROPEAN POKER TOUR ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER MONACO CUP FOR GRAND FINAL FESTIVAL

€1,100 buy-in event will have a €500,000 guarantee
ONCHAN, ISLE OF MAN – April 22, 2013 – The European Poker Tour announced today that there will be an inaugural €1,100 Monaco Cup (event 26) as part of the 50-strong event offering at the PokerStars and Monte-Carlo®Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final. It will have a guaranteed prize pool of €500,000.

The newly named event, which will take place from May 11-15, forms part of the spectacular 11-day festival at the PokerStars and Monte-Carlo®Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final, which runs from May 6 -15.

POKERSTARS AWARDS MORE THAN $75 MILLION AS SCOOP 2013 BECOMES RICHEST ONLINE POKER FESTIVAL EVER

ONCHAN, ISLE OF MAN – May 28, 2013 – The PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker 2013 has become the richest online poker series ever, after awarding a total of $75,585,435.05 in prize money to players. It surpassed the previous record of $65,332,179, set during SCOOP 2012, by more than $10 million. This year?s SCOOP is also the largest poker festival – online or offline – ever held, with a total of 132 low, medium and high stakes tournaments.

Cogetech chooses Ongame Poker for IziPoker.it

MONTREAL, Canada – May 6, 2013 – Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (TSXV: AYA), today announced that Cogetech S.p.A has chosen Amaya’s Ongame Poker to power Izipoker.it, which launched on April 26, 2013. Cogetech is both a leading operator for the Italian land-based market (VLTs and betting) as well as online through its website IZIPlay.it offering betting, poker, skill games, bingo and casino games. The company also runs since its foundation providing services for New Slot (AWPs) and betting shops.

Playtech launches its award winning poker product with Unibet in France

Playtech, the leading international online gaming software and services provider, is pleased to announce that it has successfully integrated and migrated the online poker activity of Unibet to Playtech’s leading network in France - iPoker.fr.

Unibet is one of the largest PAN European operators and a long term licensee of Playtech. This launch marks an extension of the existing relationship with Playtech beyond its current games offering and further strengthens the relationship between the two groups.

Playtech brings its live casino to mobile with Betfred

Playtech, the international designer, developer, licencor and provider of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, has recently launched its mobile Live Dealer Casino solution with licensee Betfred.

THE MPN INTRODUCES THE CONCEPT OF SPEED DATING TO POKER WITH THE LAUNCH OF HEADS UP 8 MAN BLAZE

ISLE OF MAN – The MPN (www.thempn.eu), formerly known as the Microgaming Poker Network, is pleased to announce the launch of Heads Up 8 Man Blaze on the MPN.

FOUR TIMES THE FUN AS MICROGAMING EXPANDS ITS HTML5 MOBILE OFFERING

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming Go mobile solutions

(www.microgaming.co.uk) adds four new HTML5 games to its market-leading mobile portfolio.

Popular slots Cashapillar, Alaskan Fishing, Stash of the Titans and Treasure Nile have all been expertly developed in HTML5, and can be played across an extensive range of mobile and tablet devices. All four games are now live with Microgaming operators and performing beyond all expectations.