Three New Licensees Launched on PokerNetwork.

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19.11.04: PokerNetwork, the poker software licensing company has signed three more licensees Â? Net Entertainment, Hollywood Poker and Futurebet - to add to its growing status as one of the largest poker software licensing companies in the online gaming market.

Net Entertainment is a fully owned subsidiary of Cherry, a Swedish company with more than forty years of experience from the gaming service sector. Cherry is listed on the Swedish Stock Exchange (CHER B) and employs over 600 people. Cherry offers gaming on the Internet, in land based casinos, and on gaming machines. The majority of the business operates in restaurants in Sweden and on cruise ships in the Baltic sea and in the Mediterranean. The Internet casinos reach a global market. Net Entertainment is a leading provider of non-download Internet Casino Software.

Hollywood Poker is an American celebrity poker site fronted by the movie star James Woods who is a prominent player in the poker community.

Finally, Futurebet is a Canadian software company that will license PokerNetwork’s software to their licensees in a third party agreement.

The PokerNetwork community already has an established base of more than 3,000,000 players worldwide. PokerNetwork is unique in that it offers Java based, no-download-required, poker software as well as downloadable clients for Windows. As the only product on the market to do so, this enables Mac and Linux users to play poker within the PokerNetwork community.

PokerNetwork also licenses its software to PokerRoom.com currently the world’s fifth largest poker site.

Patrik Selin, CEO of PokerNetwork comments: “These three new licensees join the six others we have recently signed to PokerNetwork, proving that the quality of software we offer is so high that our competitors can’t match us. We are on track to achieve our aim of becoming one of the largest poker software licensing companies in the online gaming market.”

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Notes to editors:

PokerNetwork, a B2B subsidiary of Ongame, was founded in 2003. The objective of PokerNetwork is to use its already established base of more than 3,000,000 players and license Java and Windows based poker software to high-end Casino and Sportsbook sites.

PokerNetwork is unique in that it offers Java based no-download-required poker software as well as downloadable clients for Windows.

Currently, the world’s fifth largest poker site PokerRoom.com – also a subsidiary of Ongame - is the dominating operator within the network.

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