SOURCE: Gaming Nation Inc.

Gaming Nation Inc.

May 17, 2016 08:05 ET

Gaming Nation's 5050 Central Selects AT&T to be Preferred Supplier of Cellular Data Connectivity in the United States

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) - 5050 Central Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FAN), selected AT&T to be their preferred supplier of cellular data connectivity for their cellular raffle system in the United States.

5050 Central will use the AT&T mobile network with its Internet of Things (IoT) platform to power their cellular raffle capabilities at various sporting events, concerts, rodeos and festivals throughout the U.S. using a cloud-based platform. The next generation raffle system has launched successfully with customers such as Cubs Charities and the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation, with the goal of expanding to a wide array of customers in the near future.

Connecting 5050 Central's devices over the AT&T network and IOT platform lets sellers reach additional areas and fans around the venue while providing a quicker and more efficient transaction process. This enables increased sales and higher total raffle proceeds at each event.

"We are pleased to collaborate with AT&T to provide cellular data access for our customers on our next generation platform," said Matt Annis, CTO of Gaming Nation Inc. "The flexibility, scalability and reliability of AT&T's IoT platform will enable 5050 Central to provide an industry leading experience for our customers."

"AT&T is committed to connecting our customers to the people and things that matter most," said Joe Mosele, vice president, IoT Solutions, AT&T. "Powering 5050 Central's cellular raffling system will ensure their customers get a more reliable and seamless experience."

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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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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