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Revolutionary Software Positions Company for
Long-Term Growth



St. Johns, Antigua, July 18, 2000 - Starnet
Communications International Inc.
(OTC-BB: "SNMM") ("Starnet"), an online
provider of interactive media and information
systems and a recognized leader in Internet
gaming, announced today the scheduled rollout
of its new suite of I-gaming software,
Beyond2000.

Beyond2000 is a comprehensive suite of gaming
products including multi-player bingo,
instant play and downloadable casino and
lottery games, pari-mutuel wagering, and
sports betting. The software`s customization
features and maximum functionality will make
it the most advanced and effective I-gaming
solution available. Starnet developed
Beyond2000 in response to demand from
licensees and players to recreate a more
complete gaming experience. Starnet`s
Beyond2000 will accomplish this by creating a
"one-stop shop" of the most entertaining and
interactive games in the Internet marketplace
to date.

Meldon Ellis, president and chief executive
officer of Starnet said, "With Beyond2000,
Starnet will offer more products than any
other I-gaming company on the Internet today.
The breadth, technology and features of our
products, including maximum functionality
from both online and downloadable versions of
Beyond2000, reaffirm our status as the
leading I-gaming software provider. We are
excited about the launch of our new software,
and the revenue it is projected to generate
for Starnet going forward."

Benefits to existing and potential licensees
of Beyond2000 will be extensive, and include
the following:

* Licensees will be able to differentiate
themselves from competitors by providing
customers the ability to open one account and
play the broadest, most exciting array of I-
gaming products available.
* Comprehensive management, accounting and
marketing software will provide unparalleled
data and customer behavior analysis for
licensees and partners.
* A "Command Center" will provide licensees
greater control over aspects of their casino
such as slot machine payouts, "comp" points
and promotions and increase customization
options.
* Advanced customer service tools and state
of the art fraud screening utilizing ANNs
(Artificial Neural Networks) will enhance
licensee abilities to manage customer
relationships.


The Beyond2000 product line will also deliver
significant strategic benefits to Starnet:

* Upon completion of the software rollout,
Starnet will be the only company to provide a
full suite of gaming products in both C++ and
Java.
* By delivering maximum flexibility and
choice to customers, Starnet will establish a
distinct competitive advantage in a
fragmented market.
* Beyond2000 will make Starnet the clear
choice for partners looking to tap into the
dynamic I-gaming industry, as well as for
prospective licensees, whether they are land-
based operators, major Internet
organizations, or governments.

Jason King, chief executive officer of
Inphinity Interactive Inc., Starnet`s
software development arm, said, "The open
architecture and scalability of our new
software suite will enable Starnet to
capitalize on the anticipated consolidation
within the I-gaming industry. Our products
are engineered to facilitate integration.

"In addition," King added, "unlike our
competitors, who have opted to upgrade their
products on old platforms, the entire
Beyond2000 product line has been totally
rebuilt from the ground up, introducing a new
code base and creating a platform that can
quickly accommodate additional components,
games and upgrades. What this means is that,
while in the future we will be able to simply
upgrade our packages, our competitors will be
forced to follow our lead and develop new
solutions. We have effectively raised the bar
for software and services in I-gaming and
positioned Starnet as a leader."

The initial software release will begin in
August with the launch of the Beyond2000 Java
Games, which include a wide variety of
lottery and casino games as well as a multi-
player bingo game. Initial rollouts of the
company`s new e-commerce system, as well as
brand new reporting and backend tools for all
Starnet licensees, are also scheduled. All
of these components will be available by the
end of August on Starnet`s Worldgaming.com
Web site, and then gradually phased in on
each Starnet licensee Web site.

The Beyond2000 product line will offer
numerous innovative features, such as 3D
graphics, multi-player games, chat functions,
private tables, a player rewards program and
multi-language formats. Open architecture and
a flexible component structure will also
allow licensees to add new games and products
easily, customize payout ratios on individual
games and offer instant special promotions.
The Starnet Seal of Approval, which, through
independent testing, guarantees the integrity
of Starnet`s software, will back all new and
existing offerings.

A preview of many of these products is
currently available on the Starnet Systems
Web site at
http://www.starnetsystems.net/newproducts/

For more detailed information on these new
products or background on the I-gaming
sector, please visit our Web site at
www.snmm.com.







About Starnet

Starnet is a leading developer and producer
of Internet technologies for gaming
applications. Products currently offered and
under development comprise a full suite of
gaming products, including casinos, sports
betting, bingo, lotteries, and horse racing.
Games are available in a number of different
formats including Java, C++ and HTML, and
comprehensive marketing support software is
also provided. For more information, please
visit www.snmm.com or email
sales@starnetsystems.net.

Starnet is a fully reporting US (Delaware)
corporation, which currently trades on the
National Association of Security Dealers
("NASD") Over-The-Counter Bulletin Board. The
company began trading in September of 1997
under the symbol "SNMM". Starnet is also
listed on the Berlin Stock Exchange, where it
is traded on the Over-The-Counter market
under the symbol "SNM".



CONTACT:

Starnet Communications International Inc.

Carey Nelson, Investor Relations Manager

Ph: (604) 608-1818 Fax: (604) 608-6163
Rob Grace, Investor Relations Manager
Ph: (604) 608-8733 Fax: (604) 608-6163
North American Toll - 1-888-883-0833
Outside N. America - 800-883-88338
Email - ir@snmm.com

Or


Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
Brad Miller
Ph: (212) 880-5345


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