SOURCE: Gaming Nation Inc.

Gaming Nation Inc.

September 30, 2015 08:05 ET

Gaming Nation Inc.'s Fantasy Feud Realizing Substantial Growth in User Base

Overall Cash Player User Base and NFL Contesting Rates Experiencing Substantial Growth

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 30, 2015) - Gaming Nation's (TSX VENTURE: FAN) wholly owned subsidiary, Fantasy Feud Inc. is pleased to announce substantial increases in their cash player user base and contest prizing since being acquired by Gaming Nation.

Fantasy Feud has grown their cash player user base by 68% since June, 2015. A cash player user is any user who has participated in a cash buy-in tournament. Through the first two weeks of the NFL season, Fantasy Feud's contesting has grown 528% year over year in comparison to 2014. The contesting number refers to the amount of cash contributed by the site to guaranteed prize pools. The site has also grown their active cash user base by 114% year over year in NFL contests through the first two weeks of the season. This base involves the number of users participating in NFL cash buy-in tournaments.

Through the first two weeks of the NFL season, Fantasy Feud had the lowest percentage of unfilled seats in guaranteed cash prize tournaments in comparison to other sites in the industry that have offered between $100,000 and $1,000,000 in guaranteed prizes. Below is a chart detailing these percentages as compiled by a third-party research site dailyfantasylobby.com.

Site Name Percentage of Unfilled Seats
Fantasy Feud 20.8%
Fantasy Aces 26.0%
DraftPot 32.75%*
StarsDraft 29.1%
*Based solely on Week 2 results

Justin Lalonde, Vice President of Marketing for Fantasy Feud stated, "Fantasy Feud is ecstatic about the growth surge to date with the start of the NFL season. It is our hope the daily fantasy community continues to embrace our platform allowing us to further expand our offerings.”

ABOUT FANTASY FEUD INC.:

Fantasy Feud, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FAN), is a social gaming platform built for daily fantasy sports contests. Fantasy Feud offers contests for the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, PGA, NASCAR as well as college football and basketball across many game variations and contest entrance points. Our online community provides a network of fantasy players for all users to test their skills against other competitors.

Find out more at fantasyfeud.com

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, daily fantasy games through Fantasy Feud and sports information websites Fantasy Guru and Pick Nation.

For more information visit, www.gamingnationinc.com

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