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Tuesday 01 December, 2009

Hyper Entertainment PLC

Appointment of New Director


                                                                       01/12/09

                            HYPER ENTERTAINMENT PLC                            
                          ("Hyper" or the "Company")                           

                          APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR                          

Hyper Entertainment today announces the appointment of Matt Rothman to the
Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

From 2000 to 2002, Matt Rothman was the CEO of SOFTBANK Emerging Markets, a
$200 million fund established by SOFTBANK Corp. and the International Finance
Corp. He launched and operated offices in Kuala Lumpur, Istanbul, Warsaw,
Johannesburg and San Francisco. Prior to joining SOFTBANK, Matt was a strategic
consultant to a number of venture-backed start-ups focusing on capital
formation, business development and alliances. Currently Matt is the Managing
Partner of Hemisphere Capital and is on the advisory board of Ultizen Games
Ltd.

Matt Rothman has held the following directorships during the past five years:

PRESENT                                 PREVIOUS                                                                   
  Hemisphere Cap (UK) Limited             -                                                                             
  Hemisphere Capital LLP                                                         

Following this appointment the Directors' total shareholding remains unchanged.

The Directors of the issuer accept responsibility for this announcement.

                                  ---ENDS---                                   

Enquiries:

HYPER ENTERTAINMENT PLC Tel: 020 7025 8077
Wendy Rosenthal

RIVINGTON STREET CORPORATE FINANCE Tel: 020 7562 3373
Eran Zucker
[email protected]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

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