Aug 15,2018 Categories: New Clients

Canadian National Exhibition Foundation Teams Up with 5050 Central

Toronto, ON – August 15, 2018: 5050 Central Ltd. (“the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc., announced today that the Company has reached an agreement Canadian National Exhibition Foundation to a run raffle at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) from August 17-September 3, 2018.

Tickets will be available throughout the CNE grounds through Roving Ticket Sellers in green, with kiosks at the Dufferin Gates, TTC Gates, Princes’ Gates, Princess Margaret Fountain, and on the west side of BMO Field. Tickets will be sold daily from 10AM-9PM August 17th to September 2nd, 2018, and 10AM-4PM on Labour Day, September 3rd, 2018. Tickets will be priced at: 3 numbers for $5; 10 numbers for $10; and 60 numbers for $20.

The 50/50 raffle will be cumulative for the duration of the CNE Fair and the final draw will take place on Labour Day Monday, September 3rd, 2018 on or around 5PM at the Princes’ Gates. The winner will receive 50% of gross ticket sales (with a minimum prize of $25,000).

The winning ticket number will be displayed throughout the CNE grounds at the five (5) 50/50 raffle kiosks, posted on the CNE website (, and posted on the CNE’s social media outlets.

The CNE Foundation, a registered charity founded in 1975 to promote interest in agriculture, horticulture, music, art, education and sports.

The CNE is Canada’s largest community event and one of the top 5 agricultural fairs in North America. Highlights of the CNE include entertainment, concerts, food, shopping, rides & a three-day air show.

The fair will join other high-profile Canadian events running raffles using 5050 Central’s platform such as the Calgary Stampede, Edmonton K Days, Festival Western de St-Tite & Globalfest.


Gaming Nation Inc. provides technology and information platforms to the sports and entertainment industry. The company's platforms include 5050 Central, a digital real-time raffle system and BD Sport Group, providing in-stadium betting in the UK football market.

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5050 Central Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc., is a digital raffle software system that drives consumer participation in raffle events while providing accountability to the raffle process. The 5050 Central system digitally captures every transaction while providing updated real-time raffle information to display devices located throughout the venue. Tickets are sold to fans through tablet kiosks and mobile hand-held devices, creating an effortless data collection system providing faster sales transaction, longer selling periods, accountability and substantial increases in average raffle proceeds. 5050 Central boasts some of sports' most iconic brands as clients, with partners across the sports landscape including MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, MLS, NLL, CFL & EFL as well as several NASCAR events, PGA tournaments and NCAA institutions.

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