(MENAFN Editorial) ST. MARY'S, Antigua, Dec. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCQB:GMBL) (or the "Company"), a licensed online gambling company with a specific focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming, is pleased to announce the opening of our European offices in Warsaw Poland, the appointment of the Company's Vice-President of Accounting and the hiring of key software development personnel.
Warsaw was chosen due to its strategic location within the European Union, as well as, access to a highly educated and multi-lingual workforce, especially in the fields of finance and technology. The Warsaw office launch includes three (3) developers and will serve as the software development centre of the Company, with additional personnel expected to be added through 2018 as the Company ramps up development of its tournament play software platform.
MICHAL KOZLOWSKI - NEW VICE-PRESIDENT OF ACCOUNTING
Esports Entertainment Group is very pleased to announce the appointment of Michal Kozlowski, MBA, FCCA (ACCA), as the Company's Vice-President of Accounting. Michal began his distinguished career at both Deloitte and Pricewaterhouse Coopers as an auditor, then rose through the ranks with positions at GMAC Bank (Board Member and Operations Director), Bank Zachodni (CFO) and a Task Force Member of ACCA, the advisory-consulting Group for the Polish Ministry of Finance responsible for opinions on legislation regarding IFRS, derivatives and risk management. He is currently a Director of BT & A and Vice-President of the ACCA Poland Council. Amongst his many other designations, Michal received his MBA from London Business School.
Grant Johnson, CEO of Esports Entertainment Group, stated, "Esports Entertainment Group is on the verge of becoming a meaningful long-term player within the hyper growth Esports industry. We can't accomplish this goal without both a great software development and finance team. Today's announcement demonstrates to our shareholders, partners and the industry that we are well on our way to building a first-class organization. As we set to launch the safest and most secure Esports betting platform on the planet, this group of seasoned professionals and future anticipated additions of the same calibre, will play an important role in executing our strategic plan."
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About Esports Entertainment Group
Esports Entertainment Group Inc. is a licensed online gambling company with a specific focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming. Initially, Esports Entertainment intends to offer bet exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated and secured platform to the global esports audience, excluding the US and EU. In addition, Esports Entertainment intends to offer users from around the world the ability to participate in multi-player mobile and PC video game tournaments for cash prizes. Esports Entertainment is led by a team of industry professionals and technical experts from the online gambling and the video game industries, and esports. The Company holds licenses to conduct online gambling and 18+ gaming on a global basis, excluding the US and EU, in Curacao, Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Kahnawake Gaming Commission in Canada. The Company maintains offices in Antigua, Curacao and Warsaw, Poland. Esports Entertainment common stock is listed on the OTCQB under the symbol GMBL. For more information visit
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