SOURCE: Gaming Nation Inc.

Gaming Nation Inc.

February 23, 2017 08:05 ET

Gaming Nation Inc. Initiates Process to Explore Strategic Alternatives Including Potential Sale of Businesses

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 23, 2017) -

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Gaming Nation Inc. ("Gaming Nation" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: FAN) announced today that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has initiated a process to consider and evaluate strategic alternatives available to the Company following unsolicited interest in the Company. In response to interest from multiple third parties to acquire the Company, it has formed a special committee of directors to consider and evaluate various strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value. The special committee is chaired by Richard Crowe, and includes Peter Luukko and Scott Secord. The Company has engaged Canaccord Genuity Corp. as its financial advisor to assist with this process.

Although the Company has initiated a strategic review process, there is no certainty that any transaction or alternative will be undertaken. The Company has not set a definitive schedule to complete its evaluation and no decision on any particular alternative has been reached at this time. The Company does not intend to make further announcements or disclose developments with respect to this process unless the evaluation has been completed and the Board has approved a definitive transaction and the Company has entered into a definitive agreement or unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws or the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.

ABOUT GAMING NATION INC.:
Gaming Nation Inc. (TSX VENTURE: 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, and sports information websites Fantasy Guru, FantasyGuruElite and Pick Nation.

For more information visit, www.gamingnationinc.com

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Scott Secord
    President and CEO
    416‐479‐3873

    For investor inquiries, please contact
    Joann Head
    jhead@gamingnationinc.com