DEQ Retains Leading Investor Relations Firm

    LEVIS, QC, Dec. 18 /CNW/ - DEQ Systems Corp. (TSX-V: DEQ) ("DEQ" or the
Company"), a leading provider of table gaming bonusing, jackpot and loyalty
solutions, today announced that it has retained The Equicom Group Inc.
("Equicom") to provide the Company with strategic investor relations and
financial communications services.
    Equicom provides strategic communications services to approximately 100
public companies across a diverse range of industries. Under the terms of the
agreement, DEQ will pay Equicom an annual fee of $36,000 for select services.
In addition, Equicom will bill DEQ an hourly rate for any time in excess of
the number of hours determined. The initial contract term is 12 months.
Neither Equicom nor any of its principals has an ownership interest, directly
or indirectly, in DEQ or its securities, and the Company has not granted
Equicom or its principals any right to acquire such an interest. Equicom is a
wholly-owned subsidiary of TSX Group Inc. The Agreement may be extended upon
mutual agreement of the parties, and is subject to approval by the TSX Venture

    About DEQ

    Founded in 1998, DEQ Systems Corp. (TSXV: DEQ) is a leader in the table
game bonusing technology field. DEQ's patents, products and features include
side bet bonusing games with progressive and random jackpot prizes, slot
machine style mystery bonusing, multiple credit and denomination betting
flexibility, dealer hand betting, electronic credit bank, electronic rake,
baccarat hand tracking, multimedia animation and sound effects. DEQ has an
extensive patent portfolio that is recognized in more than 50 countries such
as the USA, Macau, Australia and Canada. DEQ's bonusing solutions and products
are present in more that 200 casinos in over 30 countries. For further
information, please visit

    About The Equicom Group Inc.

    Equicom, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TSX Group Inc., is Canada's leading
provider of investor relations and strategic corporate communications
services. With proven expertise in developing and executing highly effective
strategic communications programs, and an extensive network of investment
community contacts, Equicom specializes in helping clients achieve their
capital markets objectives. Equicom offers a comprehensive suite of services
including: investor relations, media relations, annual report production,
multimedia and web design, web casting, live event management and corporate
branding. Equicom is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Montreal and
Calgary. For further information, please visit

    Forward-Looking Statement

    Forward-looking statements contained in this Press Release involve known
and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual
results, performance and achievements of the Company to be materially
different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or
implied by the said forward-looking statements.

    DEQ Systems Corp. has been selected in the TSX Venture 50 in 2007. "2007 
Venture 50" is a trademark of TSX inc. and is used under license.

    TSX Venture does not accept any responsibility regarding the accuracy of
    the information contained in this press release.

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For further information:

For further information: Earle G. Hall, DEQ Systems Corp., President &
CEO, p. (418) 839-3012, e.; Marco Estrela, DEQ Systems
Corp., Chief Marketing Officer, p. (418) 839-3012, e.;
Investor Relations and Media Contact: Danielle Ste-Marie, The Equicom Group,
p. (514) 844-6064, e.

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