to Launch World’s First Real-Money, Real-Time, Full-Function, Wireless Casino to Launch World’s First Real-Money, Real-Time, Full-Function, Wireless Casino

SHARE is preparing to launch the world’s first on-line, real-time, wireless casino suite with 17 games including blackjack, slots and video poker for real-money wagering on cell phones and connected PDAs powered by the PocketPC(R) or Palm OS(R).

In late June, 2003, WinwardCasino Wireless will allow players to enjoy their favourite casino games anywhere and anytime digital tone is available on their phone or connected PDA. Winward’s wireless handheld capability will complement’s current on-line Casino and Bingo offerings. With a single account, WinwardCasino players will be able to play on a PC connected to the Internet or on a wireless handheld device connected to the wireless web.

“Giving our players the ability to play from their PC or wireless device with a single account is another example of’s continued leadership in providing the best in on-line gaming entertainment,” said Cristie McCrory, President of “I am astounded by the casino suite that our software partners, Parlay Entertainment and Phantom Fiber, have been able to package on these small handheld devices. This will truly be an engaging and entertaining extension of’s traditional on-line casino and bingo sites.”’s wireless game suite will continue to be enhanced with new games, like roulette and craps, and support for additional handheld device platform environments such as Symbian and J2ME.’s games are licensed from Parlay Entertainment Limited, a leading developer of on-line, interactive bingo, casino, and lottery style games. Using the latest in Java, Flash, and download technologies, their games are fully customizable and offer players a realistic gaming experience. Parlay’s games are complemented with the most comprehensive and reliable turnkey management system in the marketplace, 24/7 application and support services, and an in-house marketing agency that helps create a strong brand identity for clients.

“The launch of WinwardCasino Wireless as the world’s first real-money, real-time wireless casino will be a milestone in Parlay’s evolution,” said David Outhwaite, Parlay’s Chief Executive Officer. “By leveraging Phantom Fiber’s expertise in extending Parlay’s games to the wireless Internet marketplace we have broadened our customers’ ability to allow their players to play – anywhere, anytime. This relationship is strategic for us in that it allows us to concentrate on developing world-class gaming software while Phantom Fiber extends those games to the wireless Internet.”

Phantom Fiber Inc., the market leader in real-time wireless technology and mobile solutions, is pleased to have been chosen as a wireless partner by Parlay. Through a license agreement, Parlay uses Phantom Fiber’s wireless middleware framework technology to extend its exciting Internet games to mobile phones and PDAs accessing the wireless web.

“We are very excited about the pending launch of the first real-time, real-money, wireless casino. By bringing the latest capabilities to their players, is once again demonstrating their leadership and vision in the on-line gaming marketplace,” said Jeff Halloran, President and CEO, Phantom Fiber Inc. “Our licensing arrangement allows Parlay to extend its exciting interactive gaming platform into the world of real-time handheld connected devices where interactive excitement no longer has limits. Becoming the first developer to market with fully-functional wireless casino gaming will put Parlay at the head of the pack in the competitive interactive gaming marketplace.”