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$4.8 million online jackpot awarded

2 August 2007

OUGLAS, Isle of Man -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Playtech (LSE: PTEC , AIM:PTEC), the designer, developer and licensor of software for the gaming industry announces that, the first progressive network to combine online and landbased jackpots via Playtech and its subsidiary Videobet, has recently paid out a jackpot prize of more than $4.8 million dollars.

On Sunday July 22nd Heinrich S. hit Beach Life's progressive jackpot of $4,801,527 by making a $10 bet while playing at African Palace Casino.

Beach Life, Playtech's first 20 line progressive video slots, has proven to be very popular among players through its combination of a high hit frequency and a compelling design themed around recreational scenes from the beach and ocean. Beach Life offers one of the fastest replenishment rates in the industry, a fact made evident by the accumulation of a huge jackpot in the eight months since its release. Beach Life's recent release late last year is the latest in a long line of compelling progressive jackpot games that Playtech has developed to offer its licensees an attractive Casino offering.

Mor Weizer, Playtech CEO commented: "Beach Life's incredible jackpot payout is just the latest example of Playtech's efforts to provide the industry with highly exciting and financially rewarding games. The fact that Beach Life's jackpot accumulated this large sum in such a short time goes to show that players know that Playtech software offers them the biggest chance of becoming millionaires. Everyone at Playtech is really pleased with Heinrich's outstanding jackpot win and we wish him the best of luck in all his endeavors."

More on is a portal designed to broaden the appeal of Playtech's hit progressive jackpot games and generate a rich added source of traffic for its licensees. Players can choose from several jackpot games featuring multiple bonus stages and offering millions of dollars in prize money. The site features real-time jackpot counters, latest and biggest winners' lists, game previews and player testimonials, plus profiles of all participating casinos.

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