EANS-Adhoc: bwin Interactive Entertainment AG / Q1 2010

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12.05.2010

First quarter 2010

Key financial indicators (pro forma consolidated, unaudited)

EUR million Q1 2010 Q1 2009 % YoY Q4 2009 % QoQ Gross gaming revenues 133.2 117.6 13.2% 132.9 0.2% Net gaming revenues 109.2 102.1 7.0% 109.8 -0.5% Total revenues 120.1 119.4 0.5% 125.4 -4.2% EBITDA (adjusted*) 30.3 36.0 -15.8% 34.3 -11.7% EBITDA 29.1 33.7 -13.7% 30.9 -6.0% EBIT 18.2 21.9 -17.0% 21.2 -14.2% Result after tax 17.6 18.9 -7.3% 19.3 -9.2%

Highlights of business development in Q1 2010

  • Record turnover for sports betting underlines market leadership
  • bwin optimally positioned to seize opportunity resulting from Soccer World Cup, opening-up of French market and additional product launches in Italy Q1 2010 (pro forma consolidated)
  • Gross gaming revenues of EUR 133.2 million, or EUR 116.7 million excl. Gioco Digitale (Q1 2009: EUR 117.6 million)
  • Sports betting margin 7.5% (Q1 2009: 8.2%)
  • Net gaming revenues of EUR 109.2 million, or EUR 100.7 million excl. Gioco Digitale (Q1 2009: EUR 102.1 million)
  • EBITDA (adjusted*) of EUR 30.3 million (Q1 2009: EUR 36.0 million) or EUR 33.1 million excl. special items** (Q1 2009: EUR 32.6 million)
  • Result after tax of EUR 17.6 million (Q1 2009: EUR 18.9 million)

Further significant increase in results anticipated for 2010

  • For 2010 bwin still anticipates a significant increase in both gross gaming revenues and profit for the year. Analysts´ current EBITDA forecasts of the order of EUR 130 million are in line with management´s present expectations. Compared to the original forecasts, they now reflect delayed product launches in Italy and the regulated opening of the French market in June 2010.
  • April 2010 daily gross gaming revenues increased by 20.6% to EUR 1.34 million or by 6.7% excl. Gioco Digitale (EUR 1.18 million excl. Gioco Digitale)compared to the same period the previous year.

*Excluding non-cash expenses in connection with share-based payment (IFRS 2) ** Adjusted EBITDA excluding marketing rights revenue to the German Soccer League (DFL) and currency fluctuations

The complete report on the results of the Q1 2010 can be found online on the bwin investor relations website at www.bwin.org, where it can also be downloaded in pdf format.

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issuer: 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 market: 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:
Katharina Riedl, Corporate Communications
bwin Interactive Entertainment AG
Boersegasse 11, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 (0) 50 858-20069
E-mail:press@bwin.org
http://www.bwin.org

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