GigaMedia’s Everest Poker and BetClic Poker
Launch French Operations
HONG KONG, July 2, 2010 — GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) announced today that
Everest Poker and BetClic Poker have commenced public operations in France as part of the new
liberalization of online betting in France.
Everest Poker and BetClic Poker are jointly owned by Mangas Gaming and GigaMedia.
“We are especially excited about the opening of the large French market to online poker,” stated
GigaMedia CEO Arthur Wang. “Everest and BetClic are strongest in France and we see an
enormous market opportunity for which we are best positioned with our award winning poker
Everest Poker was awarded “Best Poker Operator” for two consecutive years by the independent
industry journal e-Gaming Review — and is one of the top poker sites worldwide by active player
Mangas Gaming is a leader in European gambling with operations including BetClic, Expekt, and
Bet-at-Home, together offering sports betting, poker and casino services to over four million
registered users in over 25 countries.
Mangas Gaming is jointly owned by the Lov Group of famed media executive Stephane Courbit —
and SBM — the Société des Bains de Mer de Monaco, controlled by the Principality of Monaco.
SBM is the owner of the world renowned Monte Carlo Casino in Monaco.
GigaMedia Limited (Singapore registration number: 199905474H) is a major provider of online
entertainment software and services. GigaMedia develops and licenses software for online
gaming. GigaMedia also operates online games businesses including FunTown, a leading Asian
casual games operator and one of the world’s largest online MahJong game sites in terms of
revenues, T2CN, a leading online sports game operator in China and IAH, the leader in online
games in Southeast Asia. More information on GigaMedia can be obtained from
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