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Stars and Thunder Festival, United Way North East Ontario To Partner with 5050 Central

Mar 7th, 2018

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Toronto, ON – March 7, 2018: 5050 Central Ltd. (“the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc., is extremely pleased to announce that the Company has reached an agreement with the United Way North East Ontario, to implement digital 50/50 raffles during the 2018 Timmins Stars and Thunder Festival presented by Goldcorp - PGM.

The agreement will see the 8-day summer music Festival use 5050 Central’s digital fundraising platform, giving concert-goers the opportunity to purchase 50/50 raffle tickets with draws being held each day from June 24-July 1.

The Festival boasts musical talent such as the Arkells, Our Lady Peace, the Beach Boys, Matthew Good and many, many more. The event will also host the Timmins International Fireworks Competition with teams competing from Brazil, Canada, China and Finland.

The lucky winner of each raffle will take home half of the day’s jackpot, while remaining proceeds will benefit the United Way North East Ontario. Their mission is to improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.

“The United Way North East Ontario is truly excited to be a partner with the team at 5050 Central to advance the fan experience as part of the 2018 Timmins Stars & Thunder Festival. Going from a proud OHL partnership with the Sudbury Wolves and supporting local youth, it is truly exciting to now be spreading the spirit of the 50/50 fundraising experience to other parts of Northern Ontario, ultimately helping to transform, and sustain the non-profit charitable work across the north,” stated Michael Cullen, Executive Director of United Way North East Ontario.



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5050 Central Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc., is a digital raffle software system that drives consumer participation in raffle events while providing accountability to the raffle process. The 5050 Central system digitally captures every transaction while providing updated real-time raffle information to display devices located throughout the venue. Tickets are sold to fans through tablet kiosks and mobile hand-held 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 & EFL as well as several NASCAR events, PGA tournaments and NCAA institutions.

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