Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency Renews Bet Monitoring Contract with ESI Integrity

    VANCOUVER, March 12 /CNW/ - ESI Entertainment Systems Inc. (TSX:ESY)
today announced that its subsidiary, ESI Integrity Inc., has renewed its
service agreement with the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) to support and
maintain the ESI Integrity Continuous Monitoring System to monitor all horse
racing wagering activity in Canada.
    The agreement allows the CPMA the option of maintaining the ESI service
year-to-year until 2010, as well as providing the option of a variety of
additional services and software modules available form ESI.
    "The CPMA has been a pioneer customer for ESI Integrity and we look
forward to the continuation of this relationship," said Alan Ahac, President
of ESI Integrity Inc. "Since the adoption of the ESI Integrity technology five
years ago by the CPMA, we have seen numerous other regulatory authorities move
to adopt this form of independent continuous monitoring of betting activities.
The CPMA has been a world-leader in this area, and we are proud to continue to
work with them."
    Under the terms of the agreement, ESI Integrity systems will continue to
provide real-time monitoring and reporting of the wagering activity at
Canadian tracks, off track betting venues and account wagering facilities.
    With over 45 systems licensed world-wide, ESI Integrity Inc. is the
leading provider of Continuous Monitoring Systems for government-regulated
gaming. Integrity systems monitor - near in real-time - billions of dollars in
annual wagering revenues for regulated gaming organizations.

    About ESI Integrity Inc.

    ESI Integrity Inc. is the leading supplier of independent software for
Security and Risk Management in gaming. The ESI Integrity Continuous
Monitoring System provides independent real-time monitoring of lottery and
pari-mutuel gaming - auditing billions of dollars of gaming world-wide every
year. ESI Integrity is currently licensed at over 40 lotteries and pari-mutuel
wagering sites, spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and

    About ESI Entertainment Systems Inc.

    ESI Entertainment Systems Inc. ("ESI") (TSX: ESY) provides products and
services to the international gaming industry through its three principal
subsidiaries, Citadel Commerce Corp., ESI Integrity Inc. and PlayLine Inc.
ESI's products and services, which primarily consist of payment processing,
transaction monitoring and turnkey gaming platforms, are deployed in the
on-line and land based gaming markets.

For further information:

For further information: ESI Entertainment Systems Inc., Mark Bains,
C.A., Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (604) 299-6922, email:; Web:

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