IGCE Features Sportsbook Panel

2 February 2006

HATBORO, Pennsylvania – (PRESS RELEASE) --- The International Gaming Conference &
Expo (IGCE), slated for April 9th-11th in San Jose, Costa Rica, will feature
an unprecedented panel of the leaders of the world's top online and off-shore
sportsbooks discussing the state of the interactive gaming industry at this
crucial time in its development.

The all-star lineup will include Michael Richardson, CEO of BetCRIS; David
Carruthers, CEO of BETonSPORTS.com; Haden Ware, Managing Director of WSEX; and
Alex Czajkowski, Marketing Director for Sportsbook.com. Each of the panelists
have been in the forefront of developing the multi-billion-dollar interactive
gaming industry, and all, respectively, bring to the table a host of insights
into the current state of the industry internationally. The panelists will
also focus on sharing their experiences for establishing the most effective
strategies for developing a global gaming brand.

"Offshore and online gaming operations were the first, and remain the
leading, drivers of the interactive gaming industry," said Christopher Dauer,
Director of Conferences for The Sports Network, the developer of the IGCE.
"This interactive panel will give attendees the chance to obtain answers to
the most pressing issues of the day from some of the most recognized and
successful organizations in the offshore industry. It will be," he added, "a
session of exchanges between the participants, moderator and those in
attendance. In essence, an open forum and not a series of statistics and
slide show presentations."

The IGCE will gather together gaming attorneys, investors, analysts,
legislators, regulators, marketing firms, advertisers, sportsbook operators,
payment processors, as well as representatives of technology firms catering to
this industry. The comprehensive IGCE program will examine online gambling,
poker, bingo, skill games, sports content, horse racing, land-based
competition, gaming platforms, technology, international legal and regulatory
issues, marketing/brand awareness, payment solutions, Asian and European
markets -- the appeal of soccer, cricket, rugby and other sports, the public
desire for mahjong/backgammon/casino games/virtual horse racing and much more.

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