Enthusiast Gaming Partners with Toronto’s Overwatch Esports Team at EGLX

TORONTO, Ontario – October 12, 2018 – Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. (TSXV: EGLX), a digital media company building the largest community of authentic video gamers and proud owners of Canada’s Largest Gaming Expo, EGLX (Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting one of its strategic investors and partners, OverActive Media Group’s Toronto Overwatch League team, at EGLX.

OverActive Media’s newly appointed management team will be centre stage at EGLX, unveiling for the first time to the wider Toronto gaming community the key player signings and branding of their new Esports team. EGLX is recognized as the largest Canadian in-person representation of the gaming community and will provide a platform to connect the Toronto Overwatch League franchise with their Toronto fanbase.

Menashe Kestenbaum, CEO of Enthusiast Gaming, commented: “The creation of the Overwatch League is a significant milestone for the growth of the gaming industry. Esports is becoming a leading source of entertainment, not only for the gaming community but also for the entertainment industry. We are excited to partner with OverActive Media on its unveiling of Toronto’s Overwatch team and we look forward to partnering with and supporting the league among many other online and physical Esports initiatives within our 75 million visitor network.”

Chris Overholt, CEO of OverActive Media commented, “We are excited to partner with Enthusiast Gaming to showcase our new Overwatch team at EGLX this year. With 25,000 attendees at its last event, EGLX is the largest gaming Expo in Canada and has quickly become recognized as a leading Esports event worldwide. The Expo signifies the explosive growth of the video game industry and the impact Esports is having on the gaming and entertainment industries.”

In addition, Enthusiast Gaming also announces its partners and sponsors for EGLX including presenting partner, Bell Canada, as well as Nintendo, Microsoft, Alibaba, eBay, LG, HP, Microsoft, Cineplex, Sun Life Financial. EGLX will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in the heart of downtown Toronto from October 26-28, 2018. The 100,000 square foot venue will feature premier Esports tournaments, top industry sponsors, indie game developers, retro games, arcades, cosplay, and much more.

Tickets are available at EGLX.ca

About Enthusiast Gaming

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, EGLX (Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo – www.eglx.ca. The next Expo will take place October 26-28, 2018 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center. For more information on the Company, visit www.enthusiastgaming.com.


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