|Calgary, Canada June 4, 2002, Chartwell Technology Inc. (TSX-VEN: CWH) is|
very pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chartwell Games
Corp., has been selected to design, construct and license an online casino
for TURKBET, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wilson Sports and Racing, a well
established traditional UK sports betting operator that caters to high stake
punters. Turkbet operates traditional sports betting shops along with an
interactive sports book site and land based casinos in Northern Cyprus.
'The Wilson Group are extremely experienced in the gaming industry and have
a strong reputation for their integrity. We are confident that these
characteristics will be keys to their success in the online casino business.
We are very pleased to have been selected as their online gaming technology
partner', stated Darold H. Parken, President and CEO of Chartwell. 'Our
unique business model and systems integration capabilities allows us to
deliver complete custom gaming solutions which put our customers in complete
control of their operations, something which was very important to the
Wilson group and which we believe is the model for the future of the online
Chartwell has developed a unique integration module that allows a more
complete linkage between the online casino and any existing operation such
as an online sports book or land-based casino. This module deals with
multiple points of integration including player registration, login,
accounting, banking and loyalty programs.
The Wilson name has been synonymous with betting for over 25 years. Founder
Mervyn Wilson built his initial chain of betting shops known as Surrey
Racing. This later merged with Sports Internet, which in turn was taken over
by BSKYB to form the backbone of the digital interactive betting service,
offered on Sky TV in the United Kingdom.
'We carefully evaluated all of our options prior to selecting Chartwell as
our casino software provider' states Mervyn Wilson, founder of Wilson Sports
& Racing. 'We were impressed by their versatile online gaming platform and
the customized gaming systems development that Chartwell offers as our
technology partner. Our aggressive growth plans necessitated a supplier with
such attributes, and we look forward to a long-term relationship with them
to expand our online strategy'.
About Wilson Sports & Racing. Wilson Sports and Racing is a UK based
sports betting operator with betting shops located in the UK that cater to
high stake punters, and through its subsidiary Turkbet operates traditional
sports betting shops along with an interactive sports book site and land
based casinos in Northern Cyprus .
About Chartwell Technology Inc. Chartwell Technology Inc. specializes in the
development of leading edge gaming applications and entertainment content
for the Internet and wireless platform. Chartwell's Java and Flash based
software products and games are designed for deployment in gaming,
entertainment, advertising and promotional applications. Chartwell does not
participate in the online gaming business of its clients. Chartwell's team
of highly trained professionals is committed to delivering the highest
quality software and maintaining its leading edge through continuous
development and unparalleled customer support.
Chartwell invites you to preview and play our games at:
For further information, please contact: Chartwell Technology Inc.
Darold H Parken, President David Bajwa, Investor
(877) 261-6619 or (403) 261-6619 (877) 699-4180 or (604)