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Wednesday 12 April, 2006

World Gaming PLC

Issue of Equity

World Gaming PLC
12 April 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                              12 APRIL 2006

                                WORLD GAMING PLC
                                      (AIM)
                        ('World Gaming' or 'the Company')
                                        
                                Issue of Equity

The Company announces that it has issued and allotted 1,126,387 new ordinary 
shares as the final instalment of share consideration pursuant to the 
SPORTSBETTING.COM transaction announced on 14 December 2005.

Application has been made for 1,126,387 new ordinary shares to be admitted to 
trading on AIM and admission is expected to occur on 13 April 2006.

                                    --ENDS--

Enquiries:

World Gaming plc                                            Tel. +1 888 883 0833
Daniel Moran, Chief Executive

Daniel Stewart & Co plc                                       Tel. 020 7776 6550
Ruari McGirr

Bishopsgate Communications Limited                            Tel: 020 7430 1600
Maxine Barnes

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.

Further information on the Company can be found at

www.worldgaming.com






















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