World Gaming
By Linda
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--World Gaming Plc (OTC BB: WGMGY), a global provider of

I-gaming software and services, has appointed Simon Coulthard as the company's

Group Finance Director effective September 2, 2002.


With almost 10 years financial experience in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods

sector, Mr. Coulthard brings to World Gaming a successful track record in the

areas of strategic planning, business analysis, budgeting and reporting and

corporate restructuring.


'Simon has an excellent track record and World Gaming will benefit enormously

from a finance executive of his calibre,' said David Craven, C.E.O. of World

Gaming. 'Simon's first key objective is to address the need for rigorous

financial controls and a stringent budgeting process. I look forward to working

closely with him and know that he will offer an excellent balance to the team

as we position the company for growth and profitability.'


Mr. Coulthard joins World Gaming from Wembley New Media Services and 24dogs,

both divisions of Wembley Plc, where he was Finance and Operations Director for

two years. Wembley Plc is a leading gaming and track-based company operating in

the UK and USA. Wembley New Media Services exploits content globally on all

digital platforms, currently through broadcasting on the Web, earning revenues

from Internet bookmakers. Mr. Coulthard joined the company in its start-up

phase and was responsible for the implementation of all financial processes,

controls and reporting, and worked on commercial deals such as those involving

William Hill, Ladbrokes and Coral Eurobet.


Prior to joining Wembley, Mr. Coulthard was employed by Anheuser-Busch Europe

Limited for four years, progressing through the organisation from Acting

Financial Controller for UK and Ireland, European Financial Controller, to

Budgeting and Planning Controller for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Previously Mr. Coulthard spent four years at Cadbury Schweppes Plc.


Mr. Coulthard is a Chartered Management Accountant and has a BA (Hons) in

accounting and management control from Sheffield Hallam University.


About World Gaming plc


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

services. World Gaming is an international developer, licensor and provider of

the industry's most comprehensive offering of online gaming products, including

casino, sportsbook and pari-mutuel betting. For more information about World

Gaming, visit the company's Web site at www.worldgaming.com.


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forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that

could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the

forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, certain delays in

testing, evaluation and deployment of products, fraud occasioned upon licensees

of World Gaming, regulation of the online gaming industry, and other risks

detailed from time to time in World Gaming's filings with the Securities &

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