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TORONTO, November 26, 2019 – Score Media and Gaming Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today unveiled FUSE by theScore, a new suite of innovative integrations linking its media and sports betting platforms, creating even faster and tighter navigation between theScore, its popular sports app, and theScore Bet, its mobile sportsbook.

Available on iOS devices, users can now create betslips from within theScore sports app for the first time, including markets for moneylines, spreads, and totals. These native integrations have been embedded directly into theScore’s media app box scores, where users can leverage deep data, scores, and stats to inform, support, and now build their betslip. A single tap then takes users directly into theScore Bet, where logging-in using Face ID® dramatically reduces the time to complete the wager.

Also, now available in theScore’s public chat pages, users can vote on betting polls, then jump directly to theScore Bet to back up their selection with a wager.

“The launch of theScore Bet revolutionized the integration of sports betting and media, and the introduction of FUSE takes it to another level,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore.

“We’ve created an unparalleled cross-platform media and betting experience, getting sports fans into the action faster than ever. Our goal is to continue to surpass sports fans’ expectations while leading the way for media in the sports betting industry. And with FUSE, we’re only getting started.”

To access the new integrations, theScore Bet users must have ‘Bet Mode’ activated on theScore media app on the same device. Currently, to place a wager on theScore Bet, users must be physically located in the state of New Jersey.

Launched in September, theScore Bet made history by becoming the first mobile sportsbook to be created and launched by a media company in North America. Natively built, it is a comprehensive mobile sports betting platform operating in New Jersey via a market access agreement with Darby Development LLC, the operator of Monmouth Park Racetrack. theScore also has market access across 11 additional states via its partnership with Penn National Gaming, subject to the enactment of state gaming laws and regulations and the receipt of relevant licenses and approvals.

For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
Score Media and Gaming 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 Score Media and Gaming Inc.
Score Media and Gaming Inc. empowers millions of sports fans through its digital media and sports betting products. Its media app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly-personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players. The Company’s mobile sports betting app ‘theScore Bet’ delivers an immersive and holistic mobile sports betting experience. Natively built for iOS and Android devices, theScore Bet is deeply integrated with theScore’s media app and is currently available to place wagers in New Jersey. Publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (SCR), theScore also creates and distributes innovative digital content through its web, social and esports platforms.

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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– 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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TORONTO, January 23 2019 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the financial results for the three months ended November 30, 2018 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). All financial information in this press release is reported in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated. 

Q1 F2019 Highlights

  • The Company achieved record quarterly EBITDA in Q1 F2019 of $1.0 million.
  • The Company achieved record quarterly revenue in Q1 F2019 of $9.5 million.
  • The Company grew average monthly user sessions to a new quarterly record of 469 million during Q1 F2019, with users opening theScore app an average of 111 times a month each.
  • In December the Company became the first media company in North America to announce plans for a mobile sportsbook in the United States, which the company anticipates will launch in New Jersey in mid-2019 subject to receipt of required regulatory approvals and licenses.
  • The Company’s esports’ video content achieved a new record of 40.3 million total views in Q1 F2019.

“Sports betting is a core focus this fiscal year and a huge opportunity for theScore,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore. “We’re excited to launch what we believe will be a unique and best-in-class mobile sportsbook in New Jersey in mid-2019.

“We’re uniquely positioned as a media company to succeed in sports betting. The record engagement achieved this quarter on our mobile app demonstrates the power of our audience, which spans every single U.S. state and indexes highly with sports betting enthusiasts.

“This is a big advantage, as is the rapid growth of mobile and in-game sports wagering, which aligns perfectly with the product expertise that has made theScore one of the most popular sports apps in North America.

“On top of this, we continue to create value across our Company, achieving record quarterly revenue and EBITDA while significantly growing our esports and social audiences. We look forward to further strengthening our reputation as a leader in digital sports media in 2019 and beyond.”

Financial Results
The Company achieved record EBITDA for Q1 F2019 of $1.0 million versus EBITDA of $0.5 million in Q1 F2018. The Company also achieved record revenue for Q1 F2019, which grew 13% to $9.5 million versus $8.4 million in Q1 F2018, and included record quarterly revenue for the Company’s Canadian direct sales business and strong year-over-year growth of U.S. programmatic revenue.

Audience Metrics
Total average monthly user sessions of theScore mobile app on iOS and Android reached a new quarterly record of 469 million in Q1 F2019, or 111 sessions-per-user per-month on a base of 4.2 million average monthly app users.

Total video views of theScore’s esports’ content were 40.3 million for Q1 F2019, representing year-over-year growth of 123%. Total watch minutes for theScore esports’ YouTube channel reached 296 million in Q1 F2019, growth of 867% year-over-year, with channel subscribers breaking past 500,000 during the period.

theScore’s content on its social channels reached approximately 67 million users per month in Q1 F2019, growth of 119% year-over-year, serving to further amplify theScore brand globally. This included a new monthly reach record of approximately 77 million in November.

Credit Facility
In December 2018 the Company entered into a $5 million demand credit facility with a Canadian chartered bank. The credit facility is available for working capital purposes and the amount available is based on a percentage of the Company’s accounts receivable and those of certain of its subsidiaries. The facility is secured by substantially all of the assets of the Company and certain of its subsidiaries. 

Stock Option Plan
theScore announced that the board of directors has granted 5,537,500 options to acquire Class A subordinate voting shares to employees of, and consultants to, the Company, including 1,700,000 options to directors and officers of the Company. Assuming the requisite shareholder approval is obtained, options will be granted to the following directors and officers: Norwest Video Inc. (600,000 options); Benjamin Levy (500,000 options); Ralph Lean (100,000 options); John Albright (100,000 options); Mark Scholes (100,000 options); Lorry Schneider (100,000 options); Thomson Associates Inc. (100,000 options), and Mark Zega (100,000 options). Each option will be exercisable for one Class A Subordinate Voting Share of theScore at an exercise price of $0.30 in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Company’s employee stock option plan.

Conference Call
theScore will host a conference call at 4:30pm ET on Wednesday, January 23 where management will review the Company’s Q1 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: 7389200 # 

 

Annual General Meeting
theScore will be hosting its Annual General Meeting at 11:00am EST on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the Company’s Toronto office at: 500 King Street West, Fourth Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1L9.

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For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 647.638.9281
Email: [email protected]

Neither 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 Inc.
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower 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.

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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Conference call and webcast to take place at 4:30pm EST
Company to host Annual General Meeting Thursday, January 24 at 11:00am

TORONTO, January 16 2018 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) plans to release its Q1 F2019 financial results at market close on Wednesday January 23, 2019.

theScore will also host a conference call at 4:30pm EST on Wednesday, January 23 where management will review the Company’s Q1 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: 7389200 #

theScore will also be hosting its Annual General Meeting at 11:00am EST on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the Company’s Toronto office at: 500 King Street West, Fourth Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1L9.

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For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]


Neither 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 Inc.
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower 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.

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.

– Agreement with operator of New Jersey-based Monmouth Park Racetrack provides theScore with market access to offer online and mobile sports betting throughout the state 

– Powered by cutting edge sports betting platform from Bet.Works

– Planned launch in mid-2019, subject to receipt of required regulatory approvals and licenses

TORONTO, December 18, 2018 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or the “Company”) today announced plans to launch a mobile sportsbook in the United States in 2019 after securing market access through an official licensing partnership with Darby Development LLC (Darby), the operator of the Monmouth Park Racetrack in New Jersey and the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NJTHA).

This agreement paves the way for theScore to offer online and mobile sports betting across 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). Subject to receipt of these approvals, theScore anticipates rolling out its sports betting platform in New Jersey in mid-2019. Sports fans can sign-up to receive updates on theScore’s launch plans at www.theScore.bet.

“This is a significant moment for theScore, becoming the first media company in North America to announce its plans to launch online and mobile sports betting in the United States,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore. “Sports betting has long been part of our company DNA in how we’ve delivered content to fans. Providing the ability to actually bet on games is the natural next phase for theScore.

“With the rapid growth of mobile and in-game wagering, we are perfectly positioned to deliver a unique and amazing sports betting experience. Our large and engaged app audience spans every single U.S. state and highly indexes with sports betting enthusiasts. We can’t wait to bring a sports betting product to market and capitalize on this exciting opportunity in New Jersey and other regulated states.”

Dennis Drazin, CEO and Chairman of Darby Development LLC, is a highly-experienced gaming operator and played an integral role in the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), which largely prohibited sports betting across the U.S. PASPA was repealed by the U.S. Supreme Court in May 2018, allowing individual states to offer legalized, regulated sports betting.

Drazin said: “theScore has one of the leading sports apps in North America, a world-class reputation for mobile sports development, and a large and highly-engaged audience. Combined with Bet.Works’ best-in-class technology and their team of experienced sports book operators that will power theScore’s digital sports betting platform, we’re thrilled to welcome them to our exclusive family of partners offering sports wagering in New Jersey.”

The agreement between Darby, the NJTHA and Score Digital Sports Ventures Inc. (“Score”) provides that Score will be the operator of a branded sportsbook pursuant to one of the sports wagering licenses conferred upon the NJTHA by the DGE, subject to receipt of all required regulatory approvals and licenses.  Pursuant to the agreement, Darby is entitled to a certain percentage of the revenue derived from Score’s operation of the sportsbook, subject to certain annual minimum guaranteed amounts as well as certain upfront fees and renewal fees, if applicable.  The agreement has a term of up to fifteen years, consisting of an initial term of five years, which is extendable for two successive five-year terms at the option of Score.

In addition, Score has executed a binding term sheet with Bet.Works (US) LLC, whose proprietary, cutting-edge sports betting technology will power theScore’s online and mobile sports betting platforms. Pursuant to the multi-year agreement, Bet.Works will be the exclusive supplier of sportsbook and casino technology to theScore in the United States and also provide certain operational services to theScore to facilitate its sports betting operations.

Bet.Works is a U.S. based igaming and sportsbook provider, with a management team handpicked from among the most successful gaming operators in the country. Bet.Works offers a flexible suite of proprietary gaming solutions that uses some of the most advanced technology in the market today. Coupled with a sophisticated managed service offering, Bet.Works is uniquely positioned to provide American based solutions to enterprise, tribal and regional clients.

David Wang, Founder and CEO of Bet.Works said: “We are extremely excited about working with theScore. They have a huge audience and one of the most comprehensive sports apps on the market, providing the connective tissue between hardcore sports fans and the teams they love. We are confident the Bet.Works team can help theScore to the forefront of mobile sports betting in New Jersey and beyond.”

Contact:
James Bigg
theScore
Sr. Manager, Communications
[email protected]
647.638.9281

Elisa Richardson
theScore
Manager, Media Relations
[email protected]
646.901.8536

theScore Investor Relations
theScore.com

Neither 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 Inc.
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower 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. theScore is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (SCR).

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 receipt of all required approvals and licenses from the DGE and NJRC and those factors 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 11 2018 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the financial results for the three and nine months ended May 31, 2018 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”).

Revenue for the quarter grew to $7.2 million compared to $6.4 million in the same period in F2017. Revenue for the first nine months of F2018 grew to $22.6 million compared to $21.6 million for the same period in F2017. Q3 F2018 revenue growth was accomplished thanks to strong performances from theScore’s Canadian direct sales and US programmatic businesses.

EBITDA loss for the three months ended May 31, 2018 improved to $44K, compared to a loss of $2.2 million for the same period the previous year. EBITDA loss for the first nine months of F2018 improved to $30K compared to a loss of $4.0 million for the same period the previous year. EBITDA loss for the three and nine months ended May 31, 2017 included an impairment loss on the disposal of a non-core investment of $0.8 million.

Average monthly active users of theScore app on iOS in Q3 F2018 were up 9% compared to the same period the previous year, including growth in May of more than 12% year-over-year. iOS growth was offset by lower monthly active users of theScore app on Android. As a result, total average monthly active users of theScore mobile app in Q3 F2018 were 3.9 million, consistent with the same period the previous year. Average monthly app sessions-per-user were 93 versus 96 for Q3 F2017.

“It’s been an exciting period for theScore,” said John Levy, CEO and Founder of theScore. “We’ve seen continued strong app user growth on our iOS platform, a new monthly record of more than 50 million sports fans reached on our social and emerging platforms, and last week’s launch of theScore on Bixby to increase our presence on Android devices.

“This quarter also saw the legalization of sports betting in the United States, which presents an exciting opportunity for us. The state-by-state roll-out of this, and the different models being explored within each individual state, means the US sports betting landscape remains a fluid one. theScore is uniquely positioned to capitalize on this opportunity thanks to our mobile sports expertise, combined with our large and highly-engaged audience. We look forward to sharing more on our plans in due course.”

theScore will be hosting a conference call at 4:30pm EST on Wednesday, July 11. Management will review the Company’s Q3 F2018 results, followed by a question and answer session.

To participate, please call into the conference approximately five minutes prior to it beginning.

Conference Call Dial-In
Toronto: (+1) 416 764 8688
Toll Free North America: (+1) 888 390 0546
The conference call will also be webcast live. Register now here.

A replay of the call will also be available post-event at:

Instant Replay
Toronto: (+1) 416 764 8677
Toll Free: North America (+1) 888 390 0541
Playback Passcode: 328842 #

For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Neither 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 Inc.
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower 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.

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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– Financial results to be released at market close
– Conference call to be conducted at 4:30pm EST

TORONTO, July 5 2018 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) plans to release its Q3 F2018 financial results at market close on Wednesday July 11, 2018.

The Company will also be hosting a conference call at 4:30pm EST on Wednesday July 11, 2018 where Founder & Chief Executive Officer John Levy and President & Chief Operating Officer Benjie Levy will review the Company’s results followed by a Q&A session.

To participate, please call into the conference approximately five minutes prior to it beginning.

Conference Call Dial-In
Toronto: (+1) 416 764 8688
Toll Free North America: (+1) 888 390 0546
The conference call will also be webcast live. Register now here.

A replay of the call will also be available post-event at:

Instant Replay
Toronto: (+1) 416 764 8677
Toll Free: North America (+1) 888 390 0541
Playback Passcode: 328842 #

For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Neither 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 Inc.
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower 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.

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.

 

CEO John Levy: “Ruling is a huge victory for sports fans across the United States”

May 14, 2018: theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR), a leader in delivering mobile-first sports scores and content, reacted positively to today’s ruling by the Supreme Court to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), an act that largely outlawed sports betting outside of Nevada, effectively clearing a path for the legalization of sports betting in the United States.

John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore, whose flagship mobile app is one of the most popular sports apps in North America, said: “This is a huge victory for sports fans across the United States. Sports betting has long been part of theScore’s DNA, and our market-leading expertise in delivering mobile-first experiences to millions of fans every month makes this an exciting moment for us, as well as others that support the introduction of sports wagering in the U.S.”

Delivered this morning, the Supreme Court ruling enables states to individually introduce legislation to legalize sports betting. According to the American Gaming Association, 18 states have introduced legislation to legalize sports betting, with more states expected to follow.

“We’ve been watching this space for some time and eagerly anticipating this ruling,” added Levy. “The ruling unlocks exciting opportunities and we are uniquely positioned to deliver amazing fan experiences on mobile and in-game as the betting market develops.”

theScore app, which is used monthly by millions of fans and is one of the leading multisport news and data apps in North America, is available in the App Store and on Google Play and offers news, scores, alerts and stats for every major league and competition, including betting line movements for leagues including NBA Basketball, NFL Football, NHL Hockey and MLB Baseball.

John Levy is available for media interviews to discuss today’s Supreme Court decision. For more information or to set-up an interview contact:

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

Elisa Richardson
Manager, Media Relations
theScore
[email protected]
Tel: 646-901-8536

theScore Investor Relations
theScore.com

Neither 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 Inc.
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower 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.

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