Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. a licensed online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 1,980,000 units at a price to the public of $4.25 per unit. Each unit issued in the offering consists of one share of common stock, one Unit A Warrant to purchase one share of common stock and one Unit B Warrant to purchase one share of common stock. The common stock, Unit A Warrants and Unit B Warrants were immediately separable from the units and were issued separately. The common stock and Unit A Warrants began trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market on April 14, 2020. Esports Entertainment Group received gross proceeds of approximately $8.4 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses.

Each Unit A Warrant is immediately exercisable for one share of common stock at an exercise price of $4.25 per share and will expire 5 years from issuance, and each Unit B Warrant is immediately exercisable at an exercise price of $4.25 per share and will expire one year from issuance.

Esports Entertainment Group has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to 297,000 additional shares of common stock, and/or 297,000 Unit A Warrants, and/or 297,000 Unit B Warrants, or any combination thereof, to cover over-allotments, if any. On April 16, 2020, the Company issued additional Unit A Warrants to purchase 209,400 shares of the Company”™s common stock and additional Unit B Warrants to purchase 209,400 shares of the company’s common stock pursuant to the partial exercise  of the underwriters”™ over-allotment option in connection with the offering.

Maxim Group LLC acted as the lead book-running manager for the offering. Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC acted as co-book-running-manager for the offering.

The offering was conducted pursuant to the Company’s registration statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-231167) previously filed with and subsequently declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).  A prospectus relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC’s website at  Electronic copies of the prospectus relating to this offering, when available, may be obtained from Maxim Group LLC, 405 Lexington Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10174, at (212) 895-3745.

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