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Esports Entertainment Announces Appointment of Esports Industry Leader Chul Woong (Alex) Lim as Director

/EIN News/ -- ST. MARY'S, March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCQB:GMBL or the "Company"), a next generation online gambling and 18+ gaming company, is pleased to announce that the Company has recently appointed Mr. Chul Woong (Alex) Lim as Director of the Company. Mr. Alex Lim is an Asian esports industry expert.

From 2010 until recently, Mr. Lim was the Secretary General of the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) based in Seoul, South Korea where he was responsible for relations with 47 national federations, international sports authorities, and global partners, in addition to organizing and operating the World Championship and other international level esports tournaments. Founded in 2008, the IeSF is a global organisation based in South Korea with a mission is to promote electronic sports as true sports, and become the global body in charge of maintaining, promoting and supporting it. For more information about the IeFS, please see www.ie-sf.com.

During 2010, Mr. Lim was Deputy Manager of Sports Marketing Team with FIRSONS Inc., a Seoul, South Korea based sports events marketing firm. During 2007, Mr. Lim was International Coordinator at the World Taekwondo Headquarters in Seoul. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Lim was a Researcher with FITEX Inc., an adventure leisure sports company based in South Korea. Mr. Lim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Seoul National University and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa.

Mr. Grant Johnson, Esports Entertainment CEO stated, “We are very excited to have a recognized esports industry leader like Alex join our Board of Directors. Alex’s in-depth esports industry knowledge and relationships will be of huge value to Esport Entertainment as we establish vie.gg as the leading esports wagering platform.”

Mr. Alex Lim stated, “I am honored to join the Board of Directors of Esports Entertainment. I clearly share the vision of Esports Entertainment for the future of the esports industry and the Company, and I look forward to the opportunity to contribute to the Company’s long-term success.”

About Esports Entertainment Group

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. is a next generation online gambling and 18+ gaming company. Initially, Esports Entertainment offers bet exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated and secured platform to the global esports audience, excluding the US and EU. 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, excluding the US and EU, in Curacao, Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Kahnawake Gaming Commission in Canada. The Company maintains offices in Antigua and Curacao. Esports Entertainment common stock is listed on the OTCQB under the symbol GMBL. For more information visit www.esportsentertainmentgroup.com

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Contact:

Corporate Finance Inquiries
Stephen Cotugno
Vice President, Corporate Development
steve@esportsentertainmentgroup.com
201-220-5745

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AGORACOM 
ESPO@agoracom.com
http://agoracom.com/ir/eSportsEntertainmentGroup

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