Feb 28th, 2017
Toronto, ON – February 28, 2017: 5050 Central Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc. (FAN-TSXV), is pleased to announce that the Company has extended their agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation (or “the Foundation”) by agreeing to a multi-year extension.
The Penguins Foundation and 5050 Central have worked together since 2013 to raise and donate over $4,000,000 for community initiatives and charitable endeavours, with the proceeds from 50/50 raffles conducted at Pittsburgh Penguins home games and events.
The Foundation donates half of the net raffle proceeds to 501c3 charitable organizations in two phases during the hockey season. Phase one of the 2016-2017 season recently concluded, with the Foundation donating $527,400 to over 42 charities. The second phase of donations will occur at the conclusion of the Penguins season.
The mission of the Penguins Foundation is to actively promote physical well being, encourage teamwork, stress the value of education and provide essential life skills to young people in their community through youth hockey and other activities.
ABOUT GAMING NATION INC.:
Gaming Nation Inc. (TSXV-FAN) provides technology and information platforms to the sports and entertainment industry. The company's platforms include 5050 Central, an electronic real-time raffle system, BD Sport Group, providing in-stadium betting in the UK football market, and sports information websites Fantasy Guru, FantasyGuruElite and Pick Nation.
For more information visit, www.gamingnationinc.com
Contact: Scott Secord, President and CEO 416‐479‐3873
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ABOUT 5050 CENTRAL LTD.:
5050 Central Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc., is an electronic raffle software system that drives consumer participation in raffle events while providing accountability to the raffle process. The 5050 Central system electronically captures every transaction while providing updated real-time raffle information to display devices located throughout the venue. Tickets are sold to fans through fixed touch-screen terminals and mobile devices, creating an effortless data collection system providing faster sales transaction, longer selling periods, accountability and substantial increases in average raffle proceeds. 5050 Central boasts some of sports' most iconic brands as clients, with partners across the sports landscape including MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, MLS, NLL & CFL as well as several NASCAR events, PGA tournaments and NCAA institutions.
For more information visit, www.5050central.com
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5050 Central is an electronic raffle system