|Calgary, Canada, November 10 2004, Chartwell Technology Inc. (TSX: CWH) a leading provider of gaming software systems and entertainment content to the online and mobile gaming industry is pleased to announce the addition of Ukbetting plc (AIM:UKB.L) to it's growing list of European Gaming Brands. Under the terms of the agreement Chartwell will provide its leading edge suite of flash based in-browser Casino and Soft Games across a variety of Ukbetting's online gaming sites. |
Lee Richardson, Chief Executive of Chartwell Games, said 'This important new signing delivers on our commitment to developing our European client base, and aligns us with an ambitious gaming operator, with a fast growing betting, gaming and sports-content client base, in both the UK and EU.'
Located in London, UK, Ukbetting has rapidly become one of the UK's leading bookmakers through its brands including ukbetting.com and totalbet.com. Ukbetting is also the world's premier sports content operator, with over 5.5 million unique sports users per month, providing content to its stable of sites such as sportinglife.com, bettingzone.co.uk, sportal.com, and TEAMtalk.com. Ukbetting's growth has been achieved through developing existing businesses and acquiring new UK and European operations with substantial and relevant customer bases. It has also recently entered the land-based sports-betting business with the acquisition of seven Licensed Betting offices in the UK's south-east.
Ukbetting plc (AIM: UKB.L) is one of the UK's leading online gaming and sports content operator. Listing on the Alternative Investment Market in August 2001, Ukbetting has since pursued an active acquisitive strategy and now owns and operates eleven sports content sites (sportinglife.com, sportal.com, bettingzone.co.uk and TEAMtalk.com, www.rivals.net, www.football365.com, www.planetrugby.com, www.planetf1.com, www.golf365.com, www.cricket365.com and www.oddschecker.com) and three wagering sites (ukbetting.com, totalbet.com and goldbet.com). Through these sites it is possible to find in-depth information, and place fixed-odds bets, on a variety of sports including horse racing, football, cricket, rugby, tennis, as well as poker, casino and skills based games.
Chartwell Technology Inc. (TSX: CWH) specializes in the development of leading edge gaming applications and entertainment content for the Internet and wireless platforms and other remote access devices. 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 Games is the worldwide licensing, marketing and business development operation, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chartwell Technology Inc.
Chartwell invites you to preview and play our games at: www.chartwelltechnology.com
For further information, please contact: Chartwell Technology Inc.
Lee Richardson, Chief Executive
Chartwell Games Corp.
+ 44 208 610 6671 or + 44 7720 421645