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Possible Offer for CryptoLogic by Amaya Gaming Group at $2.50/Share in Cash


The Board of CryptoLogic announces that it has agreed in principle the outline terms of a possible recommended all cash offer from Amaya for the acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of CryptoLogic at US$2.50 in cash per common share. On the basis of the Possible Offer the Board of CryptoLogic has agreed to allow Amaya to conduct confirmatory due diligence.

This would represent a premium of 52% over the closing share price of US$1.64 per common share on NASDAQ on 14 December 2011.

The discussions with Amaya are at a preliminary stage and the Possible Offer is subject to the satisfaction (or waiver by Amaya) of certain pre-conditions including, inter alia, the satisfactory completion of confirmatory due diligence by Amaya, unanimous recommendation by the Board of CryptoLogic and confirmation by Amaya that it has sufficient funds to complete the offer.

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