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Organization and Description of Business

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Organization and Description of Business
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Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  
Organization and Description of Business

NOTE 1 — ORGANIZATION AND DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS

 

Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company F/K/A Smaaash Entertainment Inc. (the “Company,” “we,” or “our”), was a blank check company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware on April 17, 2017. The Company was formed under the name I-AM Capital Acquisition Company for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses (“Business Combination”). On November 20, 2018, the Company changed its name from I-AM Capital Acquisition Company to Smaaash Entertainment Inc. On January 2, 2019, the Company changed its name from Smaaash Entertainment Inc. to Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company.

 

Through our wholly subsidiary, Simplicity Esports, LLC, acquired on January 2, 2019 (see Note 6), the Company has begun to implement a unique approach to ensure the ultimate fan friendly esports experience. Our intention is to have gamers involved at the grassroots level and feel a sense of unity as we compete with top class talent. Our management and players are known within the esports community and we plan to use their skills to create a seamless content creation plan helping gamers feel closer to our brand than any other in the industry. Simplicity is an established brand in the Esports industry with an engaged fan base competing in popular games across different genres, including PUBG, Gears of War, Smite, Guns of Boom, and multiple EA Sports titles. Additionally, the Simplicity stream team encompasses a unique group of casters, influencers, and personalities all of whom connect to Simplicity’s dedicated fan base. Simplicity also has begun to open and operate esports gaming centers that will provide the public an opportunity to experience and enjoy gaming and Esports in a social setting, regardless of skill or experience.

 

Through our wholly owned subsidiary, PLAYLive Nation, Inc. (“PLAYLive”), acquired on July 29, 2019 (see Note 6), the Company has a network of franchised Gaming Centers across 11 states. PLAYLive offers a video gaming lounge concept to qualified franchisees. PLAYLive currently offers single-unit location franchises as well as agreements to develop multiple locations.