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Net Entertainment is pleased to announce the winner of the IT-Geek Award 2012

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netent logo thumbStockholm, Sweden, 2012-10-19 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Net Entertainment, the world’s leading provider of high quality casino games, is the proud sponsor of the IT-Geek of the year 2012.

We are very pleased to announce the winner of the IT-Geek Award 2012 – Jesper Engström with his contributed project Northbound, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiWTOmjR1Ww

Under a great ceremony at the event Talent Excellence Summit & Awards  Jesper Engström received the prize from Net Entertainment’s CEO and President, Per Eriksson at the Marriott hotel in Stockholm on Thursday October 11th-2012. Jesper Engström won the prize with following motivation:

“The IT –Geek of the year has built a really good technical solution on top of an established game idea. Small details along with intuitive user interface have been used to create a special atmosphere. Early in the project, he had thought of packaging the product in order to bring in revenues.”

We congratulate Jesper Engström on this excellent achievement. We are very impressed and pleased with the result says Per Eriksson CEO and President for Net Entertainment. He continues. “We are excited and proud to be part of this event and pleased to be sponsor for this prestigious award. This is the first year for us as a sponsor, but we are certain that this will become a nice tradition for us and all IT enthusiasts out there.”

The winning prize includes a trip with Net Entertainment to London to participate on ICE, Totally Gaming event, 5-7 February 2013 and tickets to the event. Maria Z Furenmo HR Director for Net Entertainment states: “Jesper Engström will travel together with the Net Entertainment crew and this is of course a unique opportunity for him to get to know our employees and our company. In addition, it is a great chance to learn about the latest in gaming from the vast range of offerings from the most successful game providers and operators present at ICE.”

This nomination is a collaboration with Universum, which is one of the leading companies working with employer branding. Among other things Universum carries out surveys for 400,000 students and professionals and provides Ideal Employer ™ research.

For additional information please contact:

Per Eriksson, CEO Net Entertainment; Phone +46 8 57 85 45 00per.eriksson@netent.com

Maria Z Furenmo, HR Director Net Entertainment; Phone: +46 8 57 854500,
maria.furenmo@netent.com

About Net Entertainment

Net Entertainment is a premium supplier of digitally distributed gaming systems used by some of the world’s most successful online gaming operators. The Net Entertainment casino is a complete gaming solution comprising both a complete management platform and a full suite of high quality games. Operators are provided a customized casino that is easily integrated ensuring short time to market and a cost efficient operation. Net Entertainment is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm (NET-B). More information about Net Entertainment is available at www.netent.com.

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