World Gaming Opens Corporate Headquarters In United Kingdom 

22 August 2001

World Gaming plc (OTC BB: WGMGY), a global pioneer in I-gaming

technologies, announced the opening of the company's corporate

headquarters in London, England. The office will also serve as

the regional marketing and sales offices aimed at accelerating

the company's growth throughout Europe, the Middle East and


'This is a crucial operational footprint for the company and a

demonstration of management's commitment to strengthening our

global position in the I-gaming market,' said Mike Aymong, CEO of

World Gaming. 'In addition to establishing an important and

necessary corporate presence in the UK, we now have a base from

which to augment our current marketing and sales efforts in

Europe, the Middle East and Africa.'

The company announced its incorporation in the United Kingdom in

May of this year, a jurisdiction that is currently overhauling

its regulation of the gaming industry.

'The UK offers World Gaming a progressive environment from which

to operate,' said Aymong. 'This is a jurisdiction with a mature

gaming history and we intend to take advantage of the pending

legislative changes, as well as tap into its favorable capital


According to a recent survey by Datamonitor, an international

market research firm, the worldwide Internet betting market is

forecast to be worth $US4.9 billion by 2004, while the UK online

market will be worth $US2.8 billion.

About World Gaming plc

World Gaming plc is a pioneer and leader in I-gaming software and

e-commerce technologies. World Gaming is an international

developer, licensor and provider of the industry's most

comprehensive offering of online gaming products, including

casino, sports book and pari-mutuel betting. For more information

about World Gaming, visit the company's Web site at