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2 October 2003

CANBERRA, Australia – (Press Release) -- A leading offshore gaming company for over 10 years, today opened the virtual doors at, a richly themed online casino launched on Playtech's high-end gaming platform. Available in both downloadable and Flash versions, BetCasino boasts over 60 real casino games, a sophisticated 3-D lobby and a host of innovative features including, real-time game and transaction histories, VIP rating, a cash-convertible Comp program and participation in Playtech's progressive jackpot network, is the latest brand in the portfolio of managed properties that includes, and is part of the publicly-listed BetCorp group of companies -- currently the third largest wagering company by turnover on the Australian Stock Exchange. Customers using will benefit from the convenience of using a single account to access all managed properties. Players with an account at will not be required to register for an additional account to place wagers at the sports book and vice versa.

"As a market leader in the online gaming industry, our goal is to offer our customers a comprehensive gaming destination encompassing both sports and casino wagering options," said Simon Noble, CEO of "Working with Playtech resulted in the perfect casino complement to our existing sports book -- one that demonstrates our company's values and reputation without sacrificing any of the performance and service our customers expect from"

"The challenge with Bet Casino," explained Playtech marketing director Dana A. Ziv, "was to encourage's members to try out a new gaming experience while sparing them the hassles associated with new account registration and funding."

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