Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company Announces the Reopening of 28 Esports Gaming Centers

Boca Raton, Florida, June 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company (OTCQB:WINR) (“Simplicity Esports”), announced today that 18 esports gaming centers in 11 states have recently reopened to give customers access to play on their high speed gaming stations, and to purchase gaming-related equipment, merchandise, and accessories.

Roman Franklin, President of Simplicity Esports, stated, “COVID-19 related disruptions continue to impact some of our locations in states like California and Washington. However, I am happy to report that a significant number of our franchisee-owned locations, and a Simplicity Esports corporate owned location have reopened and are operational. We expect another 10 locations to reopen in the next 30 days. Our previously announced partnership with Ecolab gives us a dependable supply chain of cleaning products to reopen and implement regular sanitization protocols. Players registering to compete in our online tournaments will now have the opportunity to play in our tournaments from their local Simplicity Esports gaming center.”

About Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company:

Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company (WINR) is an established brand within the esports industry, competing and streaming in popular games across different genres, including Apex Legends®, PUBG Mobile®, Overwatch®, League of Legends®, and various EA Sports® titles. Simplicity Esports also organizes and hosts various online play from home tournaments in the U.S. and Brazil. Simplicity Esports also operates as a franchisor of Esports Gaming Centers that provide the public an opportunity to experience and enjoy gaming and esports in a social setting, regardless of skill or experience. Additionally, Simplicity Esports is an organizer and host of paid entry, online, play from home tournaments.

Apex Legends®, PUBG Mobile®, Overwatch®, League of Legends®, Fortnite®, EA Sports® and Free Fire® are registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements.” Forward-looking statements are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond Simplicity Esports’ control, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of Simplicity Esports’ Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on August 29, 2019 and our subsequent SEC filings, as amended or updated from time to time. Copies of Simplicity Esports’ filings with the SEC are available on the SEC’s website at Simplicity Esports undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.

Simplicity Esports Contact:
Roman Franklin