Newark, New Jersey, Oct 28, 2021 (Newsfile Corp via COMTEX) -- Newark, New Jersey--(Newsfile Corp. - October 28, 2021) - Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208107430/composite GMBL -9.22% /zigman2/quotes/217805726/composite GMBLW -10.91% (or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its transactional waiver for the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (or "DGE") has been submitted. Once approved, it would allow the Company to begin betting operations in the Garden State.
"New Jersey sports betting reported the first $1 billion handle in September alone and it shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon," said Grant Johnson, CEO of Esports Entertainment Group. "The transactional waiver is one of the final steps in us being able to go live and bring the exciting world of esports betting to the state of New Jersey."
In preparation for the issuance of its New Jersey gaming license, the Company opened an office in Hoboken at the beginning of September. In the Company's October earnings call, it was announced that Q4 revenue was up 63 percent from Q3 and there was a significant increase in stockholder equity to $74.8 million in FY2021.
About Esports Entertainment Group
Esports Entertainment Group is a full stack esports and online gambling company fueled by the growth of video-gaming and the ascendance of esports with new generations. Our mission is to help connect the world at large with the future of sports entertainment in unique and enriching ways that bring fans and gamers together. Esports Entertainment Group and its affiliates are well-poised to help fans and players to stay connected and involved with their favorite esports. From traditional sports partnerships with professional NFL/NHL/NBA/FIFA teams, community-focused tournaments in a wide range of esports, and boots-on-the-ground LAN cafes, EEG has influence over the full-spectrum of esports and gaming at all levels. The Company maintains offices in New Jersey, the UK and Malta. For more information visit www.esportsentertainmentgroup.com .
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