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Esports Entertainment Group Applauds the Passage of Sports Betting Legislation in Ohio

Hoboken, New Jersey–(Newsfile Corp. – December 9, 2021) – Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMBL) (NASDAQ: GMBLW) (or the “Company”), an esports entertainment and online gambling operator, applauds the passage of Ohio House Bill 29 to legalize sports betting in the state, which has now been sent to Governor Mike DeWine for his signature. Importantly, the bill includes a provision that allows for wagering on professional eSports, creating a pathway to further leverage and monetize the Company’s wagering platform.

“The news of Ohio’s sports betting bill moving to the governor for his signature is a significant step forward for our wagering platform and our Company,” said Grant Johnson, CEO of Esports Entertainment Group. “We’ve actively supported House Bill 29, working with Ohio legislators and a range of partners to ensure the inclusion of eports wagering in the legislation and are now prepared to play a key role in building a strong eSports gaming community in Ohio, the seventh most populous state in the US. We are also excited that the new legislation will allow us to advance our key partnerships with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Hall of Fame Village in Canton, and leverage the opportunity for Esports Entertainment across Ohio.”

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

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