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Esports Entertainment Group Signs Super Affiliate SickOdds.com, One of the World’s Fastest Growing Esports Betting Comparison Sites

ST. MARY'S, Antigua, Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (GMBL:OTCQB) (or the "Company"), a licensed online gambling company with a specific focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming, is pleased to announce the signing of an Affiliate Marketing Agreement with SickOdds.com, one of the world’s fastest growing esports betting comparison sites.  VIE.gg, the world’s first and most transparent esports betting exchange, will serve as the only bet exchange on www.SickOdds.com.

SICKODDS GENERATES THOUSANDS OF ESPORTS FAN REFERRALS PER MONTH FOR PARTNERS

SickOdds.com, founded in 2017 by esports and digital marketing experts Tom Wade and Nick Pateman, has quickly become one of the fastest growing esports betting comparison sites globally. The site covers dozens of esports titles in-depth, as well as, offering reviews of all the top esports betting providers. Thousands of esports fans are referred to betting partners listed on the site every month.

In May 2018 SickOdds.com signed a strategic partnership with London-based iGaming firm Seven Star Digital to accelerate growth in the burgeoning esports market. Seven Star Digital was the introducing party that connected Esports Entertainment Group and SickOdds.com.

Tom Wade, Co-Founder of SickOdds.com stated, “We’re excited to collaborate with Esports Entertainment Group’s innovative betting exchange VIE.gg. Their range of esports titles and Tier 1 & 2 match coverage, along with unique coverage of Pool betting, makes Vie.gg a very exciting prospect in the esports betting scene.”

Grant Johnson, CEO of Esports Entertainment Group stated, “This partnership with Sick Odds is another significant milestone for Esports Entertainment Group in terms of both business development and third party validation of our place within the esports industry. We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with them for many years to come.”

VIE.GG

vie.gg offers bet exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated and secured platform to the global esports audience, excluding jurisdictions that prohibit online gambling. vie.gg features wagering on the following esports games:

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO)
  • League of Legends
  • Dota 2
  • Call of Duty
  • Overwatch
  • PUBG
  • Hearthstone
  • StarCraft II 

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About Esports Entertainment Group

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. is a licensed online gambling company with a specific focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming. Esports Entertainment offers bet exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated and secure platform to the global esports audience at vie.gg.  In addition, Esports Entertainment intends to offer users from around the world the ability to participate in multi-player mobile and PC video game tournaments for cash prizes. Esports Entertainment is led by a team of industry professionals and technical experts from the online gambling and the video game industries, and esports. The Company holds licenses to conduct online gambling and 18+ gaming on a global basis in Curacao, Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Kahnawake Gaming Commission in Canada. The Company maintains offices in Antigua, Curacao and Warsaw, Poland. Esports Entertainment common stock is listed on the OTCQB under the symbol GMBL.  For more information visit www.esportsentertainmentgroup.com

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