NGUILLA, BRITISH WEST INDIES, Feb 9, 2009 (Marketwire via COMTEX) —
The operator of the popular online gaming community http://www.bingo.com, announced it has closed a private placement (via private placement memorandum) of 3.5 million common shares at $0.15 per share. Net proceeds equaled US$525,000. These shares were placed with non U.S. residents under Regulation S exemptions.
“We are pleased to have completed this financing during these turbulent times,” said Tarrnie Williams, the Companies CEO, “and believe these funds will help aleviate the currency risks recently encountered, as we move towards profitability. The proceeds from the offering will primarily be used to fund our expansion beyond the United Kingdom market as we launch our gaming system in several languages and allow players to deposit in various different major currencies. We expect these initiatives will enable Bingo.com to grow more rapidly and expand its market share.”
Bingo.com has 39,700,203 common shares outstanding at the completion of this private placement.
For full details of the Company’s operations and financial results, please refer to the Securities and Exchange Commission website at www.sec.gov or the Bingo.com website at http://www.bingo.com.
Bingo.com, Ltd. (OTCBB:BNGOF) is the parent company of the Bingo.com group of companies which operates the popular online gaming community http://www.bingo.com. The Bingo.com group offers multiplayer bingo, slot machines, sweepstakes, and more. Players come together from around the world to chat, share, play and win at Bingo.com. With over 1,950,000 registered users http://www.bingo.com is one of the most recognized and most visited bingo entertainment destinations on the Internet.
The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a “safe harbor” for forward-looking statements. Certain information included in this press release (as well as information included in oral statements or other written statements made or to be made by the company) contains statements that are forward-looking, such as statements relating to anticipated future success of the company. Such forward-looking information involves important risks and uncertainties that could significantly affect anticipated results in the future and, accordingly, such results may differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of the company. For a description of additional risks and uncertainties, please refer to the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Specifically, readers should read the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-KSB, filed with the SEC on March 28, 2008, and the prospectus filed under Rule 424(b) of the Securities Act on March 9, 2005 and the SB2 filed July 17, 2007, for a more thorough discussion of the Company’s financial position and results of operations, together with a detailed discussion of the risk factors involved in an investment in Bingo.com, Ltd.
SOURCE: Bingo.com, Ltd.