Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company Announces New Commencement Date for Trading Under its New Ticker Symbols

NEW YORK, Jan. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company, formerly known as SMAAASH Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSH) (the “Company”), announced today that the date for the commencement of trading of its common stock and warrants on NASDAQ under the ticker symbols “WINR” and “WINRW,” respectively, which was originally scheduled for January 8, 2019 has been changed to January 10, 2019.

Jed Kaplan, the Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Company said “We are proud to have the Simplicity name as the first direct publicly traded Esports team in North America. Having the ticker WINR just solidifies who we are as an organization.”

About SMAAASH Entertainment Inc.:
The Company, completed its transaction with SMAAASH Entertainment Pvt. Ltd (“SMAAASH Private”) on November 20, 2018.  SMAAASH Private is a global entertainment company offering interactive sports experiences and virtual reality gaming technology.  On December 31, 2018, the Company combined with NBA Memphis Grizzlies Minority Owner Jed Kaplan’s Simplicity Esports (“Simplicity”). 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, Injustice 2 and NHL 19. The Simplicity stream team encompasses groups of casters, influencers and personalities who connect to a dedicated fan base which has viewed and consumed millions of minutes of Simplicity content cumulatively on various social media monthly.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements,”. Forward-looking statements are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on September 19, 2018, as amended. Copies are available on the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.

INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT:

SMAAASH Entertainment, Inc.
Roman Franklin
roman@simplicityesports.com
561-819-8586

Source: Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company