Sportingbet Chairman Peter Dicks Detained by US Authorities

Sportingbet PLC have reported that Peter Dicks, the companies non-executive chairman was detained by the US Authorities in the early hours of this morning whilst he was visiting the US on non-Sportingbet business.

A statement from the company said a hearing for Dicks is scheduled for 2.00 pm BST and added pending clarification of the situation the Board has sought immediate temporary suspension of Sportingbet's shares.

Editor, - 2006-09-07 12:00:39

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