EDITOR: | May 4th, 2015

Contagious Gaming Inc. Announces Goal Time Software Platform to Go-Live With Manyx Interactive Ltd.

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Contagious-Gaming-200x125May 4, 2015 (Source: Marketwired) — NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE US OR THROUGH US NEWSWIRE SERVICES

Contagious Gaming Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CNS), (“Contagious Gaming” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce the launch Goal Time’s online and mobile offering in Nigeria and Ghana via its previously announced license agreement with Manyx Interactive Ltd. (“Manyx“). Goal Time is scheduled for the Barclays Premier League match, Manchester United v Crystal Palace on May 9 at 5:30pm GMT. The initial game will be followed by the Chelsea v Liverpool match on May 10 at 4:00pm GMT and the Arsenal v Swansea City match on May 11 at 8:00pm GMT.

Manyx will launch an initial marketing and promotional program targeted for the above matches. Its strategy will incorporate digital, radio, TV, newsprint, billboards, Facebook, Twitter and SMS communications.

Peter Glancy, CEO and Director, commented: “We are delighted and excited to announce the first launch of our Goal Time software platform into the African continent under our licensing model. Nigeria and Ghana represent two significant soccer markets with a huge following of the Barclays Premier League. The structure of this agreement provides Contagious with additional focus and opportunity to operate Goal Time in our core markets, while we continue to expand our business into other key global soccer markets via our licensing model.”

About the African Market

Africa’s population of 1.1B is one the world’s most passionate fan base with over three quarters of its population said to be interested in soccer, according to TV Sports Market. Nigeria being the world’s most engaged soccer market in the world with 83% of its population interested in soccer (vs 52% in the UK). Nigeria further represents a significant gambling market, as Nigerian’s spend around US$11.3MM each day on betting (US$4.2B annually), according to News Agency of Nigeria.

About Manyx

Manyx is a provider and aggregator of content to mobile and telecom operators. Manyx is licensed and regulated by the Nigerian Communications Commission, which enables them to provide Goal Time to Mobile Network Operators (“MNO“) which include MTN Group, Airtel Africa, Glo Mobile, and Etisalat. The Territories covered in the License Agreement represent combined MNO subscribers of over 213 million.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Certain information in this news release is considered forward-looking within the meaning of certain securities laws and is subject to important risks, uncertainties and assumptions. This forward‐looking information includes, among other things, information with respect to the Company’s beliefs, plans, expectations, anticipations, estimates and intentions. The words “may”, “could”, “should”, “would”, “suspect”, “outlook”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “expect”, “intend”, “plan”, “target” and similar words and expressions are used to identify forward‐looking information. The forward-looking information in this news release describes the Company’s expectations as of the date of this news release.

The results or events anticipated or predicted in such forward-looking information may differ materially from actual results or events. Material factors which could cause actual results or events to differ materially from such forward-looking information include, among others, risks arising from general economic conditions and adverse industry events.

The Company cautions that the foregoing list of material factors is not exhaustive. When relying on the Company’s forward-looking information to make decisions, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events. The Company has assumed a certain progression, which may not be realized. It has also assumed that the material factors referred to in the previous paragraph will not cause such forward-looking information to differ materially from actual results or events. However, the list of these factors is not exhaustive and is subject to change and there can be no assurance that such assumptions will reflect the actual outcome of such items or factors.

THE FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS NEWS RELEASE REPRESENTS THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE COMPANY AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NEWS RELEASE AND, ACCORDINGLY, IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AFTER SUCH DATE. READERS SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE IMPORTANCE ON FORWARD‐LOOKING INFORMATION AND SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THIS INFORMATION AS OF ANY OTHER DATE. WHILE THE COMPANY MAY ELECT TO, IT DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO UPDATE THIS INFORMATION AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME.


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