SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwired - Apr 13, 2017) - Bingo Nation Inc. (BLTO) (the "Company") regrettably announces its receipt on April 11, 2017 of notice from OTC Markets as follows: "We have … determined to label Bingo Nation, Inc. with Caveat Emptor at http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/BLTO/quote as a warning to investors for the following reason: Promotion - The security is the subject of ongoing promotional activities having the effect of encouraging trading of the issuer's securities in the OTC market. As a matter of policy, when it has come to the attention of OTC Markets that a security has been the subject of promotional activities, OTC Markets may at its discretion label a security "Caveat Emptor." Promotional activities may include news releases, spam email, and newsletters, whether they are published by the issuer or a third party."
After trading hours on April 12, 2017 the Securities and Exchange Commission issued an Order in the public interest and protection of investors requiring a suspension in the trading of securities of Bingo Nation Inc. pursuant to Section 12(k) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Under such Order trading in the securities of the Company is suspended for the period from 9:30 a.m. EDT, on April 13, 2017 through 11:59 p.m. EDT on April 27, 2017. The Order cites: "… concerns regarding (i) the accuracy and adequacy of publicly available information in the marketplace, including on Bingo Nation's website and multiple third party promotional emails and articles relating to, among other things, the company's existing capacity to generate near-term revenue provided on both Bingo Nation's own website and, since at least March 20, 2017 through April 5, 2017, to multiple third party promotional emails and articles from different sources (at least one of which is also available on Bingo Nation's own website); and (ii) potentially manipulative transactions in Bingo Nation's common stock."
These developments occurred while Company management was in attendance at the National Indian Gaming trade show in San Diego. David Matheson the Company's President and CEO said, "We fully respect the SEC's reasons for the Order and steps taken by OTC Markets to protect investors. We are vigorously taking steps to fortify the Company's public disclosure, cooperating with regulatory officials and pursuing legal advice on what other steps can be taken in Court against third party promoters to rectify the above mentioned concerns."
About Bingo Nation
Bingo Nation specializes in tribal gaming, freemium marketing, lottery and interactive technology-based products focused on building memorable brand experiences and more attainable jackpots with better entertainment value. Our portfolio includes innovative proxy-player tribal gaming management, interactive advertising, and game sales via self-serve kiosks, smart phones, and tracking via secure cloud-based customer accounting systems. For more information, please visit BingoNationUSA.com.
In this press release, the Company may make "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements describe future expectations, plans, results or strategies and can often be identified by the use of terminology such as "may," "will," "estimate," "intend," "plan," "continue," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "target," "should," "could," "potential," "opportunity," "goal," or similar terminology. These statements are based upon management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates and are not guarantees of timing, future results or performance. Actual results may differ materially from those contemplated in these statements due to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors, including, among other things: competition; U.S. and international economic and industry conditions, including declines in or slow growth of gross gaming revenues or lottery retail sales, reductions in or constraints on capital spending by gaming or lottery operators and bankruptcies of, or credit risk relating to, customers; limited growth from new gaming jurisdictions, and slow adoption of the Company's technology in casinos in existing jurisdictions; opposition to legalized gaming or the expansion thereof; inability to adapt to, and offer products that keep pace with, evolving technology; inability to develop successful gaming concepts and content; laws and government regulations, including those relating to gaming licenses and environmental laws; inability to identify and capitalize on trends and changes in the gaming, lottery and interactive industries; dependence upon key providers in our social gaming business; inability to retain or renew, or unfavorable revisions of, existing contracts, and the inability to enter into new contracts; level of our indebtedness, higher interest rates, availability or adequacy of cash reserves, cash flows and liquidity to satisfy indebtedness, other obligations or future cash needs; inability to reduce or refinance our indebtedness; restrictions and covenants in our debt agreements, including those that could result in acceleration of the maturity of our indebtedness; protection of our intellectual property, inability to license third party intellectual property, and the intellectual property rights of others; security and integrity of our software and systems and reliance on or failures in our information technology systems; natural events that disrupt our operations or those of our customers, suppliers or regulators; inability to benefit from, and risks associated with, strategic equity investments and relationships.
Additional information regarding risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in forward-looking statements is included from time to time in our filings with the SEC, including the Company's current reports on Form 8-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and its latest annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC (including under the headings "Forward Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors"). Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and, except for the Company's ongoing obligations under the U.S. federal securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.