Sep 05,2018 Categories: New Clients

Northern Illinois University Athletics Partners with 5050 Central

Toronto, ON – September 5, 2018: 5050 Central Ltd. (“the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has reached an agreement with Northern Illinois University (NIU) Athletics.

The NIU Huskies will commence the use 5050 Central’s digital 5050 raffle platform at various athletic events. The Huskies compete in the NCAA’s Division I and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) and become the 8th school in the conference using 5050 Central’s platform.

5050 Central is the leading digital 50/50 fundraising provider for NCAA institutions and athletic events, partnered with nearly 30 schools in the United States and having raised over $10,000,000 for their athletic departments, associated charities and foundations.


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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