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ECOGRA AWARDS INDUSTRY'S FIRST EVER MOBILE GAMBLING PROVIDER ACCREDITATION TO SPIN3

Spin3 recognised for highest standards of best practice

LONDON, UK, 4 JUNE 2009 Leading full service mobile gambling solutions provider Spin3 (www.spin3.com)*, powered by Microgaming (www.microgaming.com), the world's largest online gaming software provider, has today become the first specialised mobile gambling provider to earn the software accreditation seal from the independent player protection and standards organisation eCOGRA.

The accreditation was achieved following a range of comprehensive software, probity and on-site operating systems inspections by auditors from eCOGRA's compliance division, who certified that the company meets eCOGRA’s best practice business and technology standards applicable to software suppliers.

The audit confirms that the development, implementation, maintenance and security of Spin3's mobile games portfolio and back-office systems are representative of industry best practice standards.

Since 2003, the seal has become synonymous with tier one levels of fair and responsible gaming, professional conduct and superior operating standards when displayed on an online gambling website.

Some of the most successful and established mobile casinos now bear the eCOGRA operators' Safe and Fair seal including Royal Vegas (royalvegasmobile.com); Spin Palace (spinpalacemobile.com); 32 Red Mobile (32redmobile.com) and Wild Jack (mobile.wildjack.com) – all powered by Spin3.

Andrew Beveridge, CEO of eCOGRA, congratulated the management and staff of Spin3 on the accreditation, commenting that the facilities had been impressive and were presented for a full and practical inspection in a very professional manner by Spin3 staff.

"Spin3's software had already passed with flying colours during earlier eCOGRA inspections, when some of its clients applied for our mobile casino operator accreditation," said Beveridge.

"It was pleasing to see that the same level of attention to detail, efficiency and fair gaming was found in the other facets of its business as a provider when our auditors engaged with them on this wider review. To pass our rigorous review process at the first time of asking is hugely impressive," he added.

Matti Zinder, Head of Spin3 said, "To become the first ever provider of mobile gambling services to receive eCOGRA certification is a terrific achievement for Spin3, and recognition of our industry-leading standards, processes, methodologies and services. The eCOGRA logo is an international mark of best practice, assuring operators and their customers that our games and gambling services meet the highest standards of quality, transparency and integrity, now and in the future."
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* - Spin3 is a division of Spiral Solutions Ltd.

About eCOGRA (ecogra.org)
eCOGRA is a non-profit, London-based organisation that sets online gaming standards and provides an international framework for best operational and player protection practice requirements, with particular emphasis on fair and responsible gambling. These requirements are enforced through inspections and reviews, and continuous monitoring.

Companies that have achieved accreditation with eCOGRA are entitled to bear the organisation's Safe and Fair seal, indicating to players everywhere that all operational systems and games are fair and continuously monitored to consistently high standards. There are currently 126 tier one companies bearing the seal.

Accreditation remains open to all software companies and their operators. For more information, visit ecogra.org.

About Spin3 (www.spin3.com)
Spin3, a division of Spiral Solutions Ltd., has partnered with Microgaming, the world's leading developer of online gaming solutions, to provide turnkey solutions for the mobile gaming arena. The complete offering includes dynamic wireless real and play-for-fun casino systems, flash casino, marketing services and innovative technologies that push the interactive gaming industry to new frontiers.

About Microgaming (www.microgaming.com)
Since the company developed the first true online casino software over a decade ago, it has led the industry in providing innovative, reliable gaming solutions. Thanks to an unrivalled R&D programme, that averages 60 new games per year and a unique 'partnership' approach to working with operators; Microgaming powers 120 of the world's most profitable casino sites. The company's front and back-end software supports multiplayer, multilanguage games - over 400 of them, all uniquely branded and provides platforms for landbased and wireless gaming.

The Microgaming Progressive Jackpot Network is the world's largest progressive and has paid out a record $280m plus in the last five years.

Microgaming software powers the world's leading poker network with over 40 card rooms, as well as market-leading bingo software.

As a founding member of eCOGRA, Microgaming is at the forefront of an initiative focused on setting the highest standards in the gaming industry, and leads in the areas of fair gaming, responsible operator conduct and player protection.

Spin3 Press Contact
Nelson Bostock Communications
Tim Lines or Isabel Napier
Tel: +44 20 7229-4400
Email: isabel.napier@nelsonbostock.com

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