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Bentley Communications Plans Online Gaming

15 October 2001

LOS ANGELES -- (Press Release) -- Bentley Communications Corp. (OTC: Bulletin Board: BTLY) Gordon F. Lee, President and CEO of Bentley Communications Corp. announced today that it will offer exciting Home Entertainment for those who are avoiding travel and large public crowds. Millions of consumers are now, more than ever, in light of recent events, turning to their home computer and the Internet for entertainment. Bentley will be there to serve them in the fast-growing world of Internet gaming.

Horse Racing Online:

As of January 1, 2002 California residents will be able to enjoy off track betting. This site will eventually feature horse racing worldwide from Hong Kong to New York on a 24X7 basis. Residents of California and nine other states, in addition to citizens of countries around the world, will be able to enjoy and place bets directly on this site where Bentley will employ the latest video streaming technology to provide ``Horse Racing on-demand.''

``Virtual Las Vegas Delivered To Your Home.''

Bentley is also on the forefront of bringing Las Vegas to consumers via the Internet. Various high level Joint Venture discussions are now being initiated with the operators of world famous hotels and casinos in Las Vegas in anticipation of next year's welcome amendment to current Nevada gaming laws. This is expected to lead to co-branded web sites operated by Bentley that will offer fully legalized gaming online to residents of Nevada and elsewhere around the world where online gaming is now in high demand. Bentley expects a substantial change in the way Americans will live and enjoy entertainment at home in the wake of recent world events.

``We expect a huge following at our gaming entertainment web sites as people seek to have fun and distract themselves from the sudden barrage of anxiety-producing broadcasts following September 11, 2001. People are going to be living differently from now on and we are going to be there to meet the demand for sports-related quality home entertainment over the Internet,'' according to Lee. For those who would like to travel in person to Las Vegas, or other gaming destinations, various promotions and even free trip incentives will be promoted on the company web site,

Bentley is also proud to announce that it has re- negotiated its arrangement for its online casino resulting in a significant reduction of newly issued shares. While the original negotiations contemplated the issuance of up to 50 million shares to acquire this operation, CEO Gordon Lee was able to develop a plan whereby the entire acquisition could be made for only 4 million newly issued, restricted shares. This will result in minimal dilution to present and future shareholders of the Company with the expectation of higher earnings per share. The escrow has been opened by counsel for Bentley and is expected to be completed before the end of October.

This Web-based casino is fully licensed and insured as part of the new turnkey package. Sunrise City Casino offers over twenty casino games including Baccarat, Blackjack, Caribbean Stud, Pai Gow, Roulette, Slots, Video Poker and more. In addition, the Sportsbook offers ``real time'' betting lines on worldwide events. This is a fully licensed facility in the Republic of Dominica and is currently available for live betting in all jurisdictions that allow this activity.

There are currently more than 12 million on-line bettors worldwide with a growth trend indicating a probable 37 million by 2003, and 81 million users by 2005, according to Merrill Lynch Securities of New York, N.Y., which reflects a growth rate of over 300% per annum.

Other significant components of this enterprise include:

-- Newly released software deploying Shockwave technology offering a comprehensive suite of casino games, pari-mutuel and sports betting, which is expected to be superior to anything else on the market will be available on all Bentley's sites by year's end.

-- Highly profitable on-line lottery ticket sales will also be a significant feature on the site, subject to all licensing requirements and jurisdictional constraints.

-- is available in all of the six most common languages.

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