TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 30, 2016) - 5050 Central Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FAN), is pleased to announce that the company has reached an agreement with Preston North End Football Club of the Sky Bet EFL Championship, the second highest division within the English Football League.
The agreement marks 5050 Central's continued growth into the European market. All fans attending matches at Deepdale can purchase 50/50 raffle tickets using 5050 Central's industry leading real-time electronic system. The winner of the draw will take home half of the proceeds, while the other half will support various charitable endeavours including the Preston North End Community And Education Trust.
The Trust's primary purpose is to take Preston North End into the community and deliver objectives around; sports participation; education; health, and social inclusion using the power of football. Working in Preston and the surrounding areas, the Trust aims to put Preston North End in the heart of the community.
Andy Haythornthwaite, Trust Manager, said, "We are delighted to benefit from this new partnership between the club and 5050 Central Ltd. The half-time 5050 lottery has been a part of Preston North End for a very long time and this new industry leading opportunity will hopefully provide even more chances for the club's supporters to win and benefit community projects in their locality at the same time."
Gaming Nation President/CEO Scott Secord commented, "We are thrilled to have Preston North End FC as a client of 5050 Central. We will continue to expand our platform throughout Europe with the support of BD Sport and look forward to mutual success with Preston North End in supporting some great community causes."
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.
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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.
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