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To: John F. Poteraske who wrote (34506)1/18/2000 2:04:00 PM
From: John F. Poteraske
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Hope some listened to my earlier post-Noticed pnet
moving higher. Still think dgix is a good buy at
these levels. Qustw-nice profits-sold some will ride
the remaining. ARTM forming a new base.

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To: TokyoMex who wrote ()1/18/2000 9:05:00 PM
From: Dr. Microcap
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OT: Tuesday January 18, 8:36 am Eastern Time
Company Press Release
SOURCE: Players Network
Players Network Signs Agreements with iTravel Marketing and Youticket.com
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Players Network (OTC Bulletin Board: PNTV - news) today announced the signing of agreements with iTravel Marketing and Youticket.com (OTC Bulletin Board: UTIX - news), both of Las Vegas, Nevada. iTravel Marketing specializes in e-commerce Internet solutions and has designed e-commerce software for use on the Internet. iTravel Marketing also provides a successful worldwide golf tee-time and hotel reservation online service. Youticket.com is an online source to purchase tickets for Las Vegas shows and tours.

Under the terms of the agreement with iTravel, Players Network will receive access to iTravel Marketing's golf, hotel and travel inventory for their PlayersNetwork.com gaming and entertainment Internet portal. PlayersNetwork.com will market this inventory on the site with revenues split between the two companies. iTravel Marketing is in the process of completing the setup of PlayersNetwork.com's e-commerce online store and will continue to provide Internet consulting, design and support for PlayersNetwork.com. In return for the services of iTravel Marketing, Players Network agreed to provide numerous video production services and media for iTravel.

PlayersNetwork.com will also receive access to Youticket.com's inventory of show tickets and tours to market on the site. PlayersNetwork.com will receive commissions on every show ticket and tour which is purchased directly from their site.

Commenting on the agreements, Players Network President Mark Bradley said, ``The agreement with iTravel Marketing provides us with another product to market on our PlayersNetwork.com website. This is in line with our goal of making this site a one-stop shopping extravaganza, with Players Network generating revenues from commissions on all sales which take place. iTravel is in the final stages of setting up our Players General Store e-commerce part of the site and we expect to announce the launch date shortly. The agreement with Youticket.com gives Las Vegas visitors another reason to visit our site prior to their trip. Visitors can now browse and pre-purchase tickets to shows and tours originating in Las Vegas right from our site.'

Players Network is the first and only digital 24-hour gaming and entertainment network which specializes in producing customized television programming to serve the rapidly growing gaming industry. Players Network delivers its 24-hour television channel directly into hotel and casino guestrooms. The Company's format is designed to educate new players and promote casino games and activities. With 180 million people per year visiting U.S. casinos, the industry is now the largest form of participant entertainment in the world. Programming includes shows on basic gaming instruction, news, sports and racing, entertainment and tournaments. Players Network has launched a gaming and entertainment Internet portal which will incorporate Players Network programming and information worldwide on the Internet.

Visit Players Network's Web Site: playersnetwork.com

SOURCE: Players Network

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To: TokyoMex who wrote ()1/18/2000 11:20:00 PM
From: Dr. Microcap
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Tuesday January 18, 10:18 am Eastern Time
Company Press Release
Online Gaming Systems - OGAM - Announces Two Licensing Agreements for its Internet Bingo and Internet Lottery Products
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2000--Online Gaming Systems Ltd. (OTCBB:OGAM - news) announced today that it has signed two licensing agreements for its Bingo Blast and Lotto magic products.

The agreements with its new licensee, a Caribbean based privately held gaming operator, call for up-front payments totaling $225,000 in addition to an ongoing stream of recurring royalty and maintenance fees.

Richard Iamunno, Online Gaming's President & CEO stated: ``We are pleased to build on the momentum we have created in the first quarter by signing another material contract. It not only provides our shareholders with an up-front payment, but boosts our recurring earnings base that grows with every licensee.' Iamunno added: ``Online Gaming Systems is clearly positioned to reap the rewards of its hard work in 1999. During that time, we upgraded our entire product line and created the strategic alliances that have formed our platform for global growth. Our employees and shareholders should be pleased that each of our recently announced licensing agreements are a direct byproduct of these initiatives.'

Online Gaming Systems, Ltd. (www.ogsltd.com) develops and markets Internet and private network transaction based products that it only offers to licensed gaming operators in regulated jurisdictions. These products include; Internet Casino Extension(TM) (ICE(TM)), a growing suite of casino games; webSports(TM), a sports wagering system; Lotto Magic(TM) a lottery system for private, government and fund raising purposes; and Bingo Blast(TM) a multi-player system for charity and private organization use. The company also offers wireless and portable gaming devices through its Las Vegas based Excel Design, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary and Anchor Gaming (SLOT) its exclusive North American distributor.

This press release contains potential forward-looking statements regarding the Company. The future performance of the Company involves risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. Such risks include competition and pricing pressures, dependence on telecommunications carriers, management of growth, customer turnover, technological change, governmental regulation, unauthorized use of technology, system failures and a variety of stock market-related risks. For a more complete description of certain such risks and uncertainties, we refer you to the documents that the Company files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission including 10K filed May 7, 1999 and form 10Q filed November 18,1999.

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Contact:

Online Gaming Systems, Ltd., Boca Raton
Richard Iamunno, President & CEO
561/393-6685, Fax: 561/393-1485
or
Investor Relations:
Integrated Corporate Relations, Inc. Westport, Conn.
Tom Ryan, 203/222-9013

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To: Dr. Microcap who wrote (34517)1/20/2000 12:34:00 PM
From: gregor
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TSIS moving today up 27% to 42 cents.......something is happening...I've watched this stock for 2 years and have never seen a move like this...................they just bought out Paragon Interactive Voice Recognition ..Bill Gates says Interactive Voice is the place to be this year...........

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To: gregor who wrote (34518)1/20/2000 1:24:00 PM
From: gregor
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TSIS up 33% now. to 44 cents..word on the Raging Bull thread is that the SEC listing has been approved does anyone over here know anything???

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To: gregor who wrote (34519)1/20/2000 5:56:00 PM
From: gregor
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TSIS closed at .62 cents up 88%....it looks like some big bucks are starting to pour in..it 'll make $2.00 in two weeks $5.00 in 2 months...

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To: gregor who wrote (34520)1/20/2000 6:20:00 PM
From: gregor
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Recent acquisition of Paragon is the real thing;;


/06/00 - Interactive Telesis Purchases Controlling Interest in Paragon Voice Systems; Acquisition Positions Interactive Telesis as Key Player in Automated Speech Recognition
SAN DIEGO, Jan 6, 2000 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interactive Telesis Inc., a leading provider of sophisticated, high-end interactive voice response (IVR) services today announced that it has acquired a 56.67% interest in Paragon Voice Systems, a leading value-added reseller and developer of computer telephony solutions.
The acquisition of Paragon signals the commitment of ITI to pursue the deployment of automated speech recognition (ASR) technology and to become one of the premiere hosting facilities for complex ASR applications. The companies will develop an integrated product offering that will offer both IVR and ASR technology under a common product line to maximize the opportunities in offering integrated services to its clientele.

Automated speech recognition technology allows computer systems to understand exactly what customers are saying. For example, the technology is sophisticated enough to understand complex voice commands such as "buy 1475 shares of Microsoft at the market price." A recent study commissioned by Nuance Communications found that 74 percent of people prefer using ASR or voice driven applications to live operators. In addition, 84 percent prefer ASR to touch-tone, Web-interface or keyboard methods. By providing users with a far more comfortable and flexible interface than touch-tone, speech-activated applications lower costs and raise customer satisfaction levels.

Automated speech recognition is viewed by many as an adjunct to the Internet. The rise of the Web has whetted the public's appetite for instant information. As a result, Web providers are looking for additional ways of providing access including wireless devices and the telephone.

According to Donald Cameron, president and chief executive officer of Interactive Telesis, the companies' combined strengths will provide a turnkey solution to businesses wishing to capitalize on the latest advances in speech technologies. "As a provider of IVR services to Fortune 1000 companies, Interactive Telesis has both the infrastructure and experience to deploy robust, speech-enabled applications. Paragon is similarly renowned for its development of leading-edge voice applications. Together, our companies are uniquely positioned to meet the exploding demand for ASR applications in industries ranging from financial services to transportation."

"By merging Paragon's expertise in voice systems with ITI's network infrastructure, our companies can provide customers with a single source for developing and deploying complex ASR applications," said Ken Ravazzolo, president and CEO of Paragon Voice Systems. "We look forward to working with ITI to bring the benefits of natural language speech recognition to leading companies nationwide." Ravazzolo added that Paragon has already formed strategic alliances with the two leading providers of conversational speech recognition technology, SpeechWorks International (www.speechworks.com) and Nuance Communications (www.nuance.com).

About Interactive Telesis

Interactive Telesis is a leading provider of complex, high-capacity interactive voice response (IVR) applications enabling its customers to build relationships via a broad range of interactive technologies. Interactive Telesis offers its solutions to industry leaders such as AT&T, Bell Atlantic, Excite@Home, Global Crossing, GTE, Inacom, MCI Worldcom, Nike, Seagate, Sprint and Yahoo!. Interactive Telesis is headquartered in Encinitas, Calif. For additional information, visit www.interactivetelesis.com.

About Paragon Voice Systems

Paragon Voice Systems is a leading developer of computer telephony solutions. Based in San Diego and founded in 1991, Paragon Voice Systems specializes in open, PC-based systems and provides solutions to start-ups, Fortune 1000 corporations (including five of the six largest oil companies), educational institutions and government agencies. Paragon's customers include Arthur Andersen, E-TRADE, Hewlett-Packard, Petrolsoft Corp., UCSD, City of Glendale, County of San Diego, Orange County Transportation Authority, and many others. For additional information, visit www.paravoice.com.


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To: TokyoMex who wrote ()1/24/2000 11:48:00 AM
From: Dr. Microcap
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Football Network Retains Golf Channel Media Advisors
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2000--TFN, The Football Network, Inc., (OTC BB: TFNK), announced today that it has retained the services of Newberger, Greenberg and Associates (NG&A), a leading media advisory firm based in Westlake Village, California, to provide TFN with specialized industry expertise, detailed in depth strategic and operating plans and direct assistance with capital formation. NG&A will be guiding TFN through their proprietary cable/satellite network planning process, which is designed to create a sturdy economic foundation for the Company based upon understanding and meeting audience interests, securing attractive content and benefiting from what is attainable in the multi-media distribution arena.

NG&A is a unique advisory firm that works exclusively with both traditional and "new" media companies. The firm played key roles in the development, finance, launch and operation of numerous successful media enterprises over the last dozen years, including USSB, the premium service provider on the DirecTV platform, as well as with such programming services as The Golf Channel, The Sci-Fi Channel (prior to its sale to USA Networks) and ZDTV. Announced pre-launch programming clients besides The Football Network include WeatherPlus and English-language Latino channel SiTV. The firm is also advising several content and infrastructure "dot-com" start-ups through their pre-IPO development process.

NG&A Principal Rick Newberger voiced his thoughts on TFN entering the NG&A development process saying, "In today's ever-more fragmented world of hundreds of channels and millions of Websites, we look for strong concepts that have the ability to capture the imagination and attention of large segments of the population, and for strong entrepreneurs who possess the abilities and charisma necessary to make it happen. The Football Network exceeds our criteria in both these dimensions."

Jantonio Turner, President of The Football Network, stated "NG&A is the industry leader, they have a proven and undeniable track record being the only firm of their type to have participated in the launch of several current cable TV networks. Their insight into the industry and guidance based on years of experience is invaluable. They add significant value as a critical part of TFN's evolution."

TFN, The Football Network is an integrated multimedia company actively engaged in connecting people to the sport of football via any and all means; including (today) the Internet and radio and (in the not-so-distant future) through cable, satellite and broadband. For more information, visit the TFN Website at footballnetwork.com .

Statements about the Company's future expectations, including future revenues and earnings, and all other statements in this press release other than historical facts are 'forward-looking statements' within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The company intends that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results could differ materially from expected results.

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Contact:

The Football Network, Los Angeles
Tawny White, 323/898-8388
TawnywithTFN@aol.com
Fax: 323/898-8367

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To: gregor who wrote (34519)1/24/2000 10:08:00 PM
From: SBerglowe
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Is it too late to buy TSIS in your opinion, and where do you think it might go in the next few years? You seem to be knowledgeable about both IVOC and TSIS. Should one buy one or both of these companies.
Thanks for your opinion,
Susan

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To: SBerglowe who wrote (34523)1/25/2000 11:33:00 AM
From: gregor
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In all probability right now would be a great time to get in. Leadership is changing. Some strong hands I know are selling partial holdings, because of the long holding period of 5 years in some cases. But of the strong hands I'd venture to say that they still have 2/3 of their holdings. Having gotten their initial ante out , they will be much more stingy of relinquishing the balance of their holdings.
Did you notice the sell off on light volume this morning and then the heavy volume kicked in when it started rising. Remember it is only 4 days into this explosion, many investors have not had the guts to pull the buy trigger, and they are waiting in line to buy the dips....for example EDIG had a run to 10 pulled back to 5 and then ran to 25.

We still have the 4th qtr. ending 01/31/00, the final announcement of full listing status, record year end results, it's going to be a good year.... major contract announcements. In the 26 months I have owned sales have increased 30 fold, debt free, cash flow increasing daily, retooling of Paragon, with the fresh infusion of cash. You see the cash TSIS is using to purchase Paragon is going into the company, not an individuals pocket. So I think today is a great time to get in..around 2.00 bucks ...absolutely...and plan on holding to take the long term capital gain......gregor

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