Exercise of Options

Clarissa Elsner

GVC Holdings PLC (AIM: GVC), a leading online gaming company announces that, following the exercise of options by an employee under the Share Option Plan of the Company adopted on 2 December 2004, it has today issued 123,077 new fully paid ordinary shares of €0.01 each (“New Ordinary Shares”).

Application has been made for the New Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM. It is expected that admission will occur and that dealings will commence at 8:00 a.m. on 4 May 2012.

Immediately following admission of the New Ordinary Shares, the Company’s total issued share capital will comprise 31,592,172 fully paid ordinary shares of €0.01 each.


For further information:

GVC Holdings PLC
Kenneth Alexander, Chief Executive OfficerTel: +44 (0) 20 7398 7715
Richard Cooper, Group Finance Directorwww.gamingvc.com
Daniel Stewart & Company PlcTel: +44 (0) 20 7776 6550
David Hart / Paul Shackleton / Jamie Barklemwww.danielstewart.co.uk

Media enquiries:

Henry Harrison-Topham / Oliver HibberdTel: +44 (0) 20 7398 7714


About GVC Holdings PLC

GVC Holdings PLC is a leading online gaming company. The Group is headquartered in the Isle of Man and is licensed in Malta, and the Netherlands Antilles.

Further information on the Group is available at www.gamingvc.com.