Magazine: A New Gaming Publication in Print

March 20, 2001

    The Network ( announces the creation
of Magazine, a print publication for the thrill-seeker with a
special interest in gaming and entertainment. Magazine is perceived as a lifestyle magazine devoted to
gaming enthusiasts who wish to further their gaming savvy and enjoyment.
"With a sassy and often tongue-in-cheek approach, we hope to appeal to
the new breed of gamblers," says Editor-in-Chief Henrik Nilsson. "This
magazine is refreshingly different from any the world has seen before."

    The first issue will reach 120,000 subscribers in May. Readers of the
premier issue will enjoy the following features and more:

  • Guy Ritchie talks about gambling, life with wife Madonna, and his directing career
  • An interview with sports handicapping genius Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, whose life was immortalized in Martin Scorcese's movie "Casino"
  • An inside report on the biggest poker games in LA, including the deal on how Ted Forrester won $2.5 million in less than four days
  • A winner's guide to the Net
  • The Sharpshooter's diary
  • Ten celebrities' views on gambling
  • Sports and fantasy sports coverage
  • "Ask the Pro," a Q&A forum
  • Exciting contests for readers

    Subscribers will also receive a FREE CD-ROM that includes exciting
games, freeware, and other fun material to enhance their gaming
experience. Magazine has recruited the crème de la crème of writers
within the gaming, sports, and trend-tracking fields. The team of
contributors in the first issue consists of Jeff Burbank, Andrew N.S.
Glazer, The Sharpshooter, Kevin Smith, Mark Balestra, Adam Caplan, Frank
"Lefty" Rosenthal, Carey Chambers, Chris Pawlicki, Jerry Patterson, and

    "Naturally, we hope the magazine will have wide appeal, but we
especially want to please the busy, yet fun-loving guy who enjoys a trip
or two to Vegas or Atlantic City every year and plays poker with his
buddies on Friday nights," says Nilsson. " Magazine is an
interesting, but even more so, a fun read for the guy on the go."

    The Network is the preferred Internet gaming portal,
attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors monthly. The Network is
composed of several gaming-related sites and features, such as
CasinoWire (, an independent news service;
CasinoSeek (, an exclusive search engine; five
game strategy sites, each hosted by an acclaimed gaming writer; free e-
mail; chat forums; interactive gambling quizzes; and much more for the
gaming enthusiast.

Henrik Nilsson
Editor in Chief
Phone: +46-470-703082

Advertising Inquires:
Per Gustafsson
Sales Manager
Phone: +46-470-703089
E-mail: - an online resource for casino trade and industry news