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TORONTO, August 26, 2019 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, following the successful completion of its regulatory “soft-launch” period, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has granted the Company approval to proceed with the full implementation of its mobile sports wagering applications in the State. theScore remains on schedule for its anticipated state-wide launch, as previously disclosed.

For further information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 647-638-9281
Email: [email protected]

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as the term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy of this news release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore creates highly-engaging digital products and content that empower sports fans. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and in December 2018 announced plans to launch a mobile sportsbook in the United States.

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Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

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TORONTO, August 22, 2019 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the shareholders of the Company have approved a special resolution to continue the Company’s corporate existence under the laws of British Columbia and the adoption of a notice of articles and articles amending the name of the Company to “Score Media and Gaming Inc.” and adding restrictions on the issue, transfer and ownership of securities of the Company to enable it to carry on gaming activities in the United States in accordance with applicable laws. These corporate changes are expected to take effect in the coming weeks.

For further information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 647-638-9281
Email: [email protected]

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as the term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy of this news release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore creates highly-engaging digital products and content that empower sports fans. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and in December 2018 announced plans to launch a mobile sportsbook in the United States.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

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theScore’s Esports Content Team Will Create Exclusive Videos Showcasing Stories from Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege Esports Community

TORONTO, August 21, 2019 – Today, theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or the “Company”) announced a partnership with leading interactive entertainment company, Ubisoft, to create and publish a unique video content series focusing on their highly popular esports title, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege.

theScore will leverage its industry-leading esports content team to produce a series of videos covering the most compelling stories from the teams and personalities across Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege community. Each video will be custom-made to include branded integrations from Ubisoft, helping to promote their Pro League and international events.

WATCH: How Siege’s Teenage Prodigy Went From Suspect to Superstar

“theScore esports has built a powerful reputation for highly engaging and dynamic video storytelling, providing competitive gaming fans globally with unrivaled access and insight into the titles, leagues, players and personalities they love,” said Aubrey Levy, VP of Marketing & Partnerships at theScore. “We’re excited to work with globally recognized publisher Ubisoft to showcase all of the incredible stories surrounding the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege community.”

theScore esports has become one of the leading online destinations for video content dedicated to the competitive gaming scene, with popular franchises including The Story Of, Best Of, Don’t @ Me and Esports Shorts. In Q3 F2019 (March to May 2019) theScore esports generated a record 64 million video views across all of its platforms, which was year-over-year growth of 188%. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege video content will be hosted on theScore esports’ YouTube channel, which recently passed 890,000 subscribers.

For further information:
Elisa Richardson
Manager, Media Relations
theScore, Inc.
Email: [email protected]

James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Email: [email protected] 

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as the term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy of this news release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore creates highly-engaging digital products and content that empower sports fans. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and has announced plans to launch a mobile sports betting application in the United States, subject to receipt of all relevant licenses and approvals.

About Ubisoft
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2018–19 fiscal year Ubisoft generated Net Bookings of €2,029 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoft.com. © 2015 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Tom Clancy’s, Rainbow Six, the Soldier Icon, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, the adoption or non-adoption of laws and regulations permitting online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming in certain states and the impact such adoption or non-adoption will have on theScore’s ability to exercise its market access rights under the framework agreement, the receipt of all relevant licenses and approvals, and those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

TORONTO, August 16, 2019 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or “the Company”) today announced that the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has granted an initial approval authorizing the Company’s subsidiary, Score Digital Sports Ventures Inc. to engage in Internet and mobile sports wagering activities in the state. In accordance with the DGE’s procedures, theScore will undertake a soft-launch phase of its sportsbook app with a select group of sports bettors in the state in the coming days, ahead of its anticipated state-wide launch in advance of football season.

“This is a huge milestone and a result of the tireless hard work that has gone into getting our sportsbook ready for launch,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore. “We can’t wait to debut a best-in-class sports betting offering in New Jersey, delivering a truly unique and holistic sports media and wagering experience for fans.”

theScore became the first media company in North America to announce plans to operate a sports betting platform in December 2018 after finalizing an official licensing partnership for New Jersey market access with Darby Development LLC, the operator of Monmouth Park Racetrack, and the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association.

Last month, theScore announced a major expansion to its U.S. mobile sports betting platform through a strategic multi-state market access framework agreement with Penn National Gaming Inc., North America’s largest regional gaming operator. The framework agreement provides theScore with the right to offer online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming applications in 11 states where Penn National operates casinos and racetracks, subject to applicable state gaming laws and regulations.

theScore’s sports media app for iOS and Android is one of the most popular sports apps in North America, with an audience of approximately four million monthly active users that span every U.S. state. theScore’s mobile sports betting applications will leverage proprietary sports betting platform technology by U.S. based i-gaming and sportsbook provider Bet.Works.

For more information:

James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 647-638-9281
Email: [email protected]

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore
theScore creates highly-engaging digital products and content that empower sports fans. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and has announced plans to launch a mobile sports betting application in the United States, subject to receipt of all relevant licenses and approvals.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

TORONTO, August 9, 2019 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or the “Company”) is pleased to confirm that it has closed its previously announced private placement (the “Offering”) of 22,222,223 Class A Shares at a price of US$0.45 (C$0.59) per Class A Share for proceeds of US$10 million. Participants in the Private Placement include Penn National Gaming Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN) (“Penn National”), alongside other investors including John Levy Family Holdings Ltd.

Penn National, North America’s largest regional gaming operator, has subscribed for US$7.5 million of Class A Shares following its multi-state market access framework agreement with theScore, which was announced last week. John Levy Family Holdings Ltd., an entity controlled by John Levy, the Company’s Founder and CEO, has subscribed for an aggregate of 2,222,222 Class A Shares in the Private Placement.

The participation of Mr. Levy, an insider of the Company, in the Offering constitutes a “related party transaction” under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 – Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions (“MI 61-101”).  However, such transactions are exempt from the formal valuation requirements of Section 5.4 of MI 61-101 pursuant to subsection 5.5(a) of MI 61 101, and exempt from the minority approval requirements of Section 5.6 of MI 61-101 pursuant to subsection 5.7(1)(a) of MI 61-101.  These exemptions are available as neither the fair market value of the Class A Shares subscribed for by Mr. Levy, nor the consideration for the Class A Shares paid by Mr. Levy, exceed 25% of the Company’s market capitalization.  A material change report was not filed more than 21 days prior to closing of the Offering as contemplated by Section 5.2(2) of MI 61-101 as the insider participation was only recently confirmed.

Proceeds from the Offering will be used to facilitate the expansion of the Company’s sports betting platform in the United States. US$7.5 million of the proceeds were paid to Penn National in respect of the upfront market access fee under the framework agreement.

The Offering remains subject to the final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.

The Class A Shares to be issued under the Private Placement to Canadian purchasers will be subject to a statutory hold period expiring December 10, 2019. Additional resale restrictions and legends may apply in the United States and other jurisdictions.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States nor shall there be any sales of our securities in any state or jurisdiction of the United States in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act“), or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration requirements is available.

For further information:

James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 647-638-9281
Email: [email protected]

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as the term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy of this news release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore creates highly-engaging digital products and content that empower sports fans. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and has announced plans to launch a mobile sports betting application in the United States, subject to receipt of all relevant licenses and approvals.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, the adoption or non-adoption of laws and regulations permitting online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming in certain states and the impact such adoption or non-adoption will have on theScore’s ability to exercise its market access rights under the framework agreement, the receipt of all relevant licenses and approvals, and those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

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– 20-year agreement provides theScore with market access for online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming in 11 states via Penn National casinos and racetracks

– Penn National to take equity stake in theScore as part of US$10m private placement

TORONTO, July 31, 2019 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or the “Company”) today announced a major expansion of its U.S. mobile sports betting platform, through a multi-state market access framework agreement with Penn National Gaming Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN) (“Penn National”), North America’s largest regional gaming operator. In connection with the framework agreement, Penn National has also agreed to take a strategic equity stake in theScore.

The 20-year framework agreement provides theScore with the right to obtain market access to offer online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming applications in 11 states where Penn National operates casinos and racetracks. These rights include “first skin” access rights in Louisiana and Mississippi, “second skin” access rights in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Ohio, and Texas, and “third skin” access rights in Michigan, Massachusetts, Maine, and Kansas. A “skin” refers to the number of online brands an individual casino or racetrack may offer pursuant to applicable state gaming laws and regulations.

theScore’s ability to launch and operate online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming applications in these states will depend on the adoption of laws and regulations permitting online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming, as well as receipt of all relevant licenses and approvals. To date, Indiana and Iowa have already enacted laws that will permit theScore to exercise its market access rights under the framework agreement, while several other states are actively considering legislation to legalize online and mobile sports wagering.

Concurrently, theScore also announced a US$10 million private placement of Class A subordinate voting shares (“Class A Shares”), at a price of US$0.45 (C$0.59) per Class A Share (the “Private Placement”). Penn National has subscribed for US$7.5 million of Class A Shares as part of the Private Placement, alongside other investors including John Levy Family Holdings Ltd., the family holding company of theScore Founder and CEO John Levy. Proceeds from the Private Placement will be used to facilitate the expansion of the Company’s sports betting platform in the United States including the funding of an upfront market access fee of US$7.5 million due to Penn National under the framework agreement. Closing of the Private Placement, expected to occur on or about August 9, 2019, is subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

“Securing this highly-coveted partnership with Penn National is a major step towards our goal of becoming a leader in mobile sports betting in the United States,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore. “We are thrilled that Penn National believes in, and has invested in, our vision of an integrated approach to media and sports betting and we can’t wait to unveil the best-in-class mobile betting experience that we’ve been building for sports fans.”

theScore has been a trailblazer in the sports media landscape for years, and we are excited to be forming a strategic partnership with John and his team as they embark on the first truly integrated sportsbook and sports media platform,” said Jon Kaplowitz, SVP Interactive Gaming for Penn National Gaming.

theScore’s sports media app for iOS and Android is already one of the most popular sports apps in North America, with an audience of approximately four million monthly active users that span every U.S. state. In late 2018, theScore announced plans to be the first media company in North America to launch a mobile sports betting platform, initially in New Jersey through an agreement with Darby Development LLC, the operator of Monmouth Park racetrack.

theScore remains on schedule for the launch of its mobile sports betting application in New Jersey, subject to receiving all relevant licenses and approvals from the New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) and the New Jersey Racing Commission (NJRC). theScore’s mobile sports betting applications will leverage proprietary sports betting platform technology by U.S. based i-gaming and sportsbook provider Bet.Works.

Details of the Framework Agreement
The market access framework agreement between Penn National, theScore and Score Digital Sports Ventures Inc. (“SDSV”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of theScore, which has a term of 20 years, provides that SDSV will have the right to obtain market access to operate branded online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming applications pursuant to licenses conferred upon Penn National by the relevant gaming regulators in the states listed above, subject to the adoption of laws and regulations permitting online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming, as well as receipt of all relevant additional licenses and approvals in such states.

In addition, pursuant to the framework agreement:

  • SDSV will pay to Penn National an upfront market access fee of US$7.5 million, which is creditable against future state-specific market access fees which will become due and payable upon the execution of state-specific market access agreements between SDSV, PNG and/or certain of their affiliates following the enactment of state gaming laws and regulations permitting online sports betting or i-gaming;
  • When additional market access fees are due, SDSV will have the option to require PNG to increase its equity investment in theScore by the amount of such additional market access fees, based on a price per share for theScore equal to the 30-day volume weighted average trading price for such shares immediately preceding the date of issuance;
  • SDSV will pay to Penn National a certain percentage of the net gaming revenue derived from SDSV’s operation of online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming applications; and
  • theScore will provide Penn National with certain media marketing value across theScore’s digital media properties to promote Penn National’s land-based gaming properties.

Details of the Private Placement
As noted above, Penn National, John Levy Family Holdings Ltd. and other investors have subscribed for an aggregate of US$10 million of Class A Shares at a price of US$0.45 (C$0.59) per Class A Share. Proceeds from the Private Placement will be used to facilitate the expansion of the Company’s sports betting platform in the United States, including the funding of an upfront market access fee of US$7.5 million due to Penn National under the framework agreement. Closing of the Private Placement, expected to occur on or about August 9, 2019, is subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

John Levy Family Holdings Ltd., an entity controlled by John Levy, the Company’s Founder and CEO, has subscribed for an aggregate of 2,222,222 Class A Shares in the Private Placement. A material change report will not be filed more than 21 days prior to closing of the Private Placement as contemplated by the related party transaction requirements under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 – Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions as the insider participation was only recently confirmed.

The Class A Shares to be issued under the Private Placement to Canadian purchasers will be subject to a statutory hold period expiring four months and one day from the closing date of the Private Placement. Additional resale restrictions and legends may apply in the United States and other jurisdictions.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States nor shall there be any sales of our securities in any state or jurisdiction of the United States in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act“), or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration requirements is available.

For further information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 647-638-9281
Email: [email protected]

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as the term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy of this news release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore creates highly-engaging digital products and content that empower sports fans. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and has announced plans to launch a mobile sports betting application in the United States, subject to receipt of all relevant licenses and approvals.

About Penn National Gaming
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The Company operates 41 facilities in 19 jurisdictions. In total, Penn National Gaming’s facilities feature approximately 50,500 gaming machines, 1,300 table games and 8,800 hotel rooms. The Company also offers social online gaming through its Penn Interactive Ventures division and has leading customer loyalty programs with over five million active customers.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, the adoption or non-adoption of laws and regulations permitting online and mobile sports betting and i-gaming in certain states and the impact such adoption or non-adoption will have on theScore’s ability to exercise its market access rights under the framework agreement, the receipt of all relevant licenses and approvals, and those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

TORONTO, July 24, 2019 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the financial results for the three and nine months ended May 31, 2019 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). All financial information in this press release is reported in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated.

Q3 F2019 Highlights

  • theScore remains on schedule for the New Jersey launch of its mobile sportsbook, pending receipt of all required approvals and licenses from the State of New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) and the New Jersey Racing Commission (NJRC).
  • theScore achieved a new Q3 revenue record of $8.5 million. This compared to $7.2 million in revenue for the same period last year, with growth primarily the result of strong performances from direct sales in Canada and the U.S.
  • theScore achieved a new Q3 record for average monthly user sessions on theScore app. Average monthly sessions reached 395 million during Q3 F2019, with users opening it an average of 102 times a month each.
  • theScore’s social content achieved a new quarterly record with an average monthly reach of approximately 100 million users in Q3 F2019, while total video views of theScore’s esports content also achieved a new quarterly record of 64 million.

“The great work in Q3 by our team and partners at Bet.Works means we’re right on schedule for the launch of what we believe will be a truly best-in-class mobile sportsbook,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore. “We can’t wait to show sports bettors in the U.S. what we’ve been building – starting with New Jersey.

“theScore’s sportsbook will deliver a unique mobile betting experience that will be tightly integrated with our flagship app to create a powerful ecosystem by a brand already trusted by millions of sports fans. theScore is going all-in on sports betting, and our established position as a leader in mobile sports makes this an incredible opportunity.

“It was also a great quarter for our core business. Advertising revenue achieved a new Q3 record, while engagement on our media app and audience growth across our esports and social platforms was also extremely positive.”

Financial Results
Revenue for the three months ended May 31, 2019 was $8.5 million compared to $7.2 million for the same period last year. Revenue for the nine months ended May 31, 2019 was $24.7 million versus $22.6 million for the same period last year. Growth in revenue for the quarter was primarily the result of strong performances from direct sales in Canada and the U.S.

EBITDA loss for the three months ended May 31, 2019 was $1.1 million versus a loss of $45,000 for the same period last year. Increase in EBITDA loss was primarily the result of additional expenses relating to the ongoing development of theScore’s sports betting business. EBITDA loss for the nine months ended May 31, 2019 was $2.3 million versus a loss of $29,000 in the same period last year.

Audience Metrics
Total average monthly active user sessions of theScore mobile app on iOS and Android reached 395 million in Q3 F2019, or 102 sessions-per-user-per-month on a base of 3.9 million average monthly app users.

theScore’s content on its social channels achieved an average monthly reach of approximately 100 million in Q3 F2019, year-over-year growth of 161%, serving to further amplify theScore brand globally.

Total video views of theScore esports’ content reached a record 64 million for Q3 F2019, representing year-over-year growth of 188%. Total watch minutes for theScore esports’ YouTube channel were 332 million, growth of 170% year-over-year. An additional 125,000 YouTube subscribers were added during the period, with channel subscribers surpassing 820,000 earlier this month.

Conference Call & Webcast
theScore will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30pm EST on Wednesday, July 24 where management will review the Company’s Q3 F2019 results, followed by a Q&A session:

Conference Call Dial-In
Local: +1 (647) 689-5637
Toll Free North America: +1 (877) 396-4208

The conference call will also be webcast live. Register now here.

Instant Replay
Local: +1 (416) 621-4642
Toll Free North America: +1 (800) 585-8367
Playback Passcode: 1079516

For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 647-638-9281
Email: [email protected]

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empowers the sports fan’s experience. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and in December 2018 announced plans to launch a mobile sportsbook in the United States.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

 

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– Changes will facilitate compliance with gaming laws and include corporate name change to ‘Score Media and Gaming Inc.’ 

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TORONTO, July 15, 2019 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or the “Company”), a leading developer of mobile sports platforms, today announced a special meeting of shareholders will be held to seek approval of certain corporate changes relating to the planned launch of the Company’s sportsbook in the United States. In addition, to better reflect its integrated approach to mobile sports media and gaming, the Company plans to change its corporate name from theScore, Inc. to Score Media and Gaming Inc.

As previously announced, the Company plans to debut its mobile sports betting applications in New Jersey in 2019, following receipt of all required approvals and licenses from the State of New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) and the New Jersey Racing Commission (NJRC).

To operate a sportsbook in the United States, the Company must comply with applicable U.S. federal, state and tribal gaming laws, compacts, regulations, rules and ordinances as well as obtain approvals and gaming licenses from applicable gaming authorities and gaming regulatory bodies. In order to facilitate the Company’s compliance with such gaming laws and license requirements, the Board of Directors of the Company believes it is necessary to introduce certain restrictions on the issue, transfer and ownership of its securities, and to continue the Company’s corporate existence under the laws of British Columbia to enable it to implement these changes.

The special meeting is expected to be held on or about August 22, 2019. Additional details regarding the special meeting and the proposed resolutions will be included in a management information circular to be sent to the Company’s shareholders in the coming weeks. The management information circular will also be filed with the applicable Canadian securities regulators and will be available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

For further information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 647-638-9281
Email: [email protected]

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as the term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy of this news release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore creates highly-engaging digital products and content that empower sports fans. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and in December 2018 announced plans to launch a mobile sportsbook in the United States.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

 

 

 

 

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TORONTO, July 11 2019 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) plans to release its Q3 F2019 financial results at market close on Wednesday July 24, 2019.

theScore will also host a conference call and webcast at 4:30pm ET on Wednesday, July 24 where management will review the Company’s Q3 F2019 results, followed by a Q&A session.

Conference Call Dial-In
Local: +1 (647) 689-5637
Toll Free North America: +1 (877) 396-4208

The conference call will also be webcast live. Register now here.

Instant Replay
Local: +1 (416) 621-4642
Toll Free North America: +1 (800) 585-8367
Playback Passcode: 1079516

For more information:

James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 647-638-9281
Email: [email protected]

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empowers the sports fan’s experience. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and in December 2018 announced plans to launch a mobile sportsbook in the United States.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

TORONTO, April 17, 2019 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the financial results for the three and six months ended February 28, 2019 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). All financial information in this press release is reported in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated.

Q2 F2019 Highlights

  • Significant focus on product development and launch planning for theScore’s sportsbook, which is on-track for mid-2019 launch in New Jersey, subject to receiving all required approvals and licenses from the State of New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) and the New Jersey Racing Commission (NJRC).
  • theScore set a new Q2 record for average monthly user sessions on theScore app. Average monthly sessions reached 395 million during Q2 F2019, with users opening it an average of 97 times a month each.
  • theScore’s social content achieved a new quarterly record with an average monthly reach of approximately 95 million users in Q2 F2019, including a new single-month record of approximately 118 million users in January.

“We made huge strides in Q2 and are on schedule to launch what we believe will be a best-in-class mobile sports betting experience in mid-2019,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore. “Our combination of sports media and sports betting will be a truly differentiated offering for the North American market, and we can’t wait to unveil it.  While sports betting initiatives were naturally a big priority for us in Q2, we were also excited to set new records for engagement on our app, as well as a new quarterly record for our social reach, showcasing the power of our audience once again.

“Year-to-date revenue is also up, despite a slower Q2 from direct sales following a very strong Q1, and some industry-wide softness in the programmatic advertising space. That said, we’re seeing very good early momentum in Q3, with strong sales in the quarter to date.” 

Financial Results
Revenue for the three months ended February 28, 2019 was $6.8 million compared to $7.1 million for the same period last year. Revenue for the six months ended February 28, 2019 was $16.3 million versus $15.5 million for the same period last year.

EBITDA loss for the three months ended February 28, 2019 was $2.2 million, versus a loss of $0.5 million in the same period the previous year. Increase in EBITDA loss for the quarter was primarily a result of increased expenses relating to ongoing development of theScore’s sports betting business, as well as softer revenue for the period.  EBITDA loss for the six months ended February 28, 2019 was $1.3 million versus EBITDA of $14,000 in the same period the previous year.

Audience Metrics
Total average monthly active user sessions of theScore mobile app on iOS and Android reached 395 million in Q2 F2019, or 97 sessions-per-user-per-month on a base of 4.0 million average monthly app users.

Total video views of theScore esports’ content reached 39.3 million for Q2 F2019, representing year-over-year growth of 93%. Total watch minutes for theScore esports’ YouTube channel were 260 million, growth of 190% year-over-year. YouTube channel subscribers surpassed 700,000 earlier this month.

theScore’s content on its social channels achieved an average monthly reach of approximately 95 million in Q2 F2019, serving to further amplify theScore brand globally. This included a new monthly reach record of approximately 118 million in January.

Conference Call & Webcast
theScore will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30pm EST on Wednesday, April 17 where management will review the Company’s Q2 F2019 results, followed by a Q&A session:

Conference Call Dial-In
Local: +1 (647) 689-5637
Toll Free North America: +1 (877) 396-4208

The conference call will also be webcast live. Register now here.

Instant Replay
Local: +1 (416) 621-4642
Toll Free North America: +1 (800) 585-8367
Playback Passcode: 8674184

For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 647-638-9281
Email: [email protected]

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empowers the sports fan’s experience. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and in December 2018 announced plans to launch a mobile sportsbook in the United States.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

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