March 4, 2004 — Chimera to Launch Full Platform of Pari-Mutuel Thoroughbred Wagering
Chimera announced the addition of a comprehensive platform to host pari-mutuel thoroughbred horse race wagering. The company is an international developer, licensor, and provider of online gaming products, including online bingo, casino, sports book, and pari-mutuel betting. Whereas most companies in this space can only hope for such success during their lifetime, Chimera is announcing them at a break-neck pace. Furthermore, in keeping with the last private placement, investors will be pleased to know the financing involves the purchase of restricted common stock of Chimera that includes a minimum one-year hold period and restrictions as to maximum dispositions per quarter thereafter.. All forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and are based on information available to the parties as of such date. The casino games platform is scheduled for launch in the next 60 days and will include blackjack, roulette, craps, pai gow and slots, among others. New licensees, new platforms, proposed new offices on other continents and $1,750,000 in financing — all before the third week of March. (“Chimera”) (Pink Sheets: CNOC) (http://www.chimeratechnology.com) is pleased to announce it has secured an additional private placement equity financing in the amount of $1,000,000 subject to the completion of the regulatory filing. 13, Chimera announced equity financing in the amount of $250,000, then announced $500,000 in private placement financing on Feb. Chimera Technology Corp. The global pari-mutuel “handle” (total amount wagered) is estimated at $150 billion.
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Use of Proceeds — Explosive Growth in Chimera Operations and Online Gambling
Feb. Clearly, our investors intend to stay with Chimera for many years to come and management will ensure we are worthy of that privilege.”
This press release is available on the company’s official online investor relations site for investor commentary, feedback and questions. The million-dollar financing is the third-largest private placement announced by Chimera in less than two months. Alternatively, investors can e-mail AGORA Investor Relations directly at CNOC@Agoracom.com
Chimera announced the commencement of discussions with a Hong Kong-based consulting firm for the purposes of targeting the highly lucrative and rapidly expanding Asian online gambling market. Investors are asked to visit http://www.agoracom.com and view the “Chimera Technology” Investor Discussion and Contact Forum. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include risks and uncertainties, such as technological, legislative, corporate, financial and marketplace changes.
In addition to announcing the signing of two new licensees in 2004, Chimera has also recently announced several large initiatives to capitalize on the exponential growth of global online gambling. Proceeds from financing will be used to develop and deploy these initiatives as soon as possible. 9, bringing the total amount of equity financing in 2004 to $1,750,000.
Chimera announced the addition of a casino games platform to complement the company’s world-class sports book wagering platform and soon-to-be-launched pari-mutuel thoroughbred wagering platform. Those initiatives include:
– According to IDC, by 2006, China will make up 53.1 percent of Asia’s Internet users, 51.2 percent Internet buyers and 48.6 percent of e-commerce.
Chimera Technology Corp. has successfully developed a supreme multi-player online Internet bingo technology, a second-generation world-class pari-mutuel sports books wagering platform and a full line of online Internet casino games suite. (Pink Sheets: CNOC) http://www.chimeratechnology.com
– Gambling and entertainment research firm Christiansen Capital Advisors estimates the number of Asian online gamblers will grow from 4 million in 2003 to 7.4 million by 2006.
The above statements in regard to Chimera, which are not purely historical, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including Chimera’s beliefs, expectations, hopes or intentions regarding the future. In addition, the company has developed its state-of-the-art “BIRDS EYE” System, a complete back office management system that operates the entire e-commerce transactions, gaming Web sites, accounting system and licensees’ management/reporting platform that is second to none, giving Chimera an opportunity to establish a leadership position in this enormous market.
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 16, 2004–Chimera Technology Corp. It is important to note that the actual outcome and the actual results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. As a result of Britain’s Gambling Bill expected to pass into law later in 2004, making it easier for companies to run online casinos from the United Kingdom, global online gambling revenues are expected to increase sixfold in the coming years from its current estimates of $7.5-$10 billion.
The financing was completed at current market prices, less applicable discounts and subject to hold periods prescribed by securities regulations. On Jan. is a Nevada-based I-gaming software and e-commerce services company competing in the over $6 billion annual online gaming marketplace, projected to be over $10 billion by 2004, according to Computer Almanac Industry. The decision to target the Asian online gambling market is based on unequivocal company market research that includes the following:
– China is second only to the United States in terms of the number of Internet users and is expected to become the biggest market in the next four years, according to a study by the Internet Society of China.
About Chimera Technology Corp. Private placement investors are putting their money and trust into strong expectations of Chimera’s success for many years to come, and that is evident by the fact that this private placement provides for restricted stock, no disposition until March 2005 and capped dispositions thereafter. The platform is scheduled for launch in the next 60 days and will provide a powerful complement to the company’s world-class sports book wagering platform and soon-to-be-launched casino games platform. 24, 2004 — Chimera Sets Sights on Asian Online Gambling Market with Proposed Hong Kong Office
March 2, 2004 — Chimera to Launch Full Suite of Casino Gaming Platform
Chimera President Ken Chua stated, “Today’s massive financing should serve as unequivocal third-party validation of our business plan and management’s ability to execute it for the benefit of all Chimera shareholders