Esports Entertainment Group Announces Closing of $30 Million Registered Direct Offering Priced at $15 per Share
Newark, New Jersey--(Newsfile Corp. - February 16, 2021) - Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMBL) (NASDAQ: GMBLW) ("Esports Entertainment Group" or the "Company"), an esports entertainment and online gambling company, today announced it has closed its previously announced registered direct offering of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $15.00 per share, for aggregate gross proceeds of $30 million, priced at-the-market under Nasdaq rules.
Maxim Group LLC and Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC acted as co-placement agents for the offering.
The shares of common stock described above are being offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-252370) declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 5, 2021. A prospectus supplement will be filed with the SEC and will form a part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the public offering may be obtained, when available, by contacting Maxim Group LLC, 405 Lexington Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10174, or by telephone at (212) 895-3745.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor will there be any sales of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
About Esports Entertainment Group
Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. is an esports and online gambling company. The Company operates a number of entities across three key pillars: 1) esports entertainment and infrastructure, 2) esports wagering, 3) iGaming. The Company maintains offices in New Jersey, the UK and Malta. For more information visit www.esportsentertainmentgroup.com.
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