EANS-Adhoc: bwin Interactive Entertainment AG / bwin on press speculation

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07.09.2009

In response to market rumours and recent press statements, the board of bwin makes the following announcement:

The Board of bwin Interactive Entertainment AG ("bwin") and Gioco Digitale S.p.A. ("Gioco Digitale") and its shareholders have agreed on principle terms for the acquisition of 100% of Gioco Digitale.

The parties are in the final stages of working on a sales and purchase agreement, however, there can be no certainty that a final binding agreement on the transaction will be reached.

Further announcements will be made in due course.

end of announcement euro adhoc

emitter: bwin Interactive Entertainment AG Börsegasse 11/Lift 3/Top floor A-1010 Wien phone: +43 (0) 50 858-0 FAX: +43 (0) 50 858-16 mail: investorrelations@bwin.org WWW: www.bwin.org sector: Casinos & Gambling ISIN: AT0000767553 indexes: ATX Prime, ATX stockmarkets: official dealing: Wien language: English

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Investors:
Konrad Sveceny, Investor Relations
bwin Interactive Entertainment AG
Boersegasse 11, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 (0) 50 858-20017
E-mail:investorrelations@bwin.org
http://www.bwin.orgPress:
Kevin O'Neal, Press Officer
bwin Interactive Entertainment AG
Boersegasse 11, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 (0) 50 858-24010
E-mail:press@bwin.org
http://www.bwin.org

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