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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

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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.

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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

TORONTO, March 27 2014 – Free sports app theScore (TSX Venture: SCR) is ready to deliver baseball fans the best mobile-first coverage this season, including a host of deep personalization features allowing fans to track their favorite teams and players.

theScore offers real-time news, stats and scores, as well as a host of customization features that are perfect for fantasy baseball tracking, including:

  • Feed: A hyper-personalized way to get mobile-first scores, stats and news for all your favorite teams. Select which teams and players you want to follow, and Feed delivers the very latest on your favorites in real-time, in one place. Perfect for staying on top of multiple games during a busy night of baseball action.
  • Player Alerts: Get alerts whenever a player you’re following is involved in something significant, including every at-bat, hit, run, stolen base and RBI. You’ll be the first to know if they’ve been dropped from the line-up or involved in other breaking news. You’ll also be notified when a pitcher is starting, or when he records a win, earns a save or gets pulled from the game – ideal for following your fantasy roster.
  • Real Time News: theScore’s content team delivers the very latest baseball news via its unique mobile-first style that breaks down the biggest stories into the most important elements, tracking each development in real time, accompanied by rich images and tweets – perfect for consumption on mobile devices.

“theScore’s deep personalization options are perfect for tracking all the action in real-time from your mobile device this baseball season,” said John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore, Inc. “Whether you’re enjoying a day at the ballpark or following the action while on the go, our Feed feature makes it simple to stay on top of the performances of the teams and players you really care about.”

For more information:

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

About theScore Inc.
theScore creates mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through an addictive combination of real-time news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating content that is mobile optimized, comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable. theScore is available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices.

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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It was the year we delivered one of our biggest updates since our App Store debut in 2008, transforming our news offering to provide a truly mobile-first, comprehensive, curated and real-time experience for sports fans.

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Ten teams will face-off in Malmo, with defending champions USA looking to claim their third title. Meanwhile, Canada will be looking to improve on last year’s tournament, which they left without a medal for the first time since 1998 after an overtime defeat to Russia.

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