TORONTO, ONTARIO, October 31, 2018– Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc.(“Enthusiast” or the “Company”) (TSXV: EGLX), a digital media company building the largest community of authentic gamers, is pleased to announce record breaking attendance at its Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo (“EGLX”) on October 26 – 28 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Over 30,000 people attended EGLX over the three day weekend and the expo sold out on Saturday as the 100,000 square foot event hall reached capacity. Next year, EGLX will be expanding its footprint to accommodate a larger expo and more attendees. Due to the extensive growth and success of EGLX, Enthusiast is exploring opportunities for strategic expansion in North America.
Menashe Kestenbaum, CEO of Enthusiast commented, “The success and significant growth of EGLX over the last few years reconfirms the growth of the gaming industry.Enthusiast Gaming is well positioned with the largest independent online network of gamers in North America, and we are excited to explore options within our events division to take EGLX to the next level in becoming an industry leader worldwide.” He continued, “We continue to generate significant interest from new partnership and investment opportunities which will enable us to expand EGLX both organically and through strategic growth. We would like to thank all of our sponsors, partners, and attendees and we are looking forward to the next EGLX in 2019.”
Founded in 2014, Enthusiast is the fastest-growing online community of video gamers. Through the Company’s unique acquisition strategy, it has a platform of over 70 owned and affiliated websites and currently reaches over 75 million monthly visitors with its unique and curated content. Enthusiast also owns and operates Canada’s largest gaming expo, Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo, EGLX (www.eglx.ca). For more information on the Company, visit www.enthusiastgaming.com.
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