Spreads.ca to serve as the official sportsbook and offer exclusive wagering opportunities for Ice Wars III

Toronto – July 14, 2023 – NorthStar Gaming Holdings Inc. (TSX-V:BET) (“NorthStar,” or the “Company”), whose Slapshot Media Inc. (Slapshot”) subsidiary providing managed services to Spreads.ca, an iGaming site owned and operated by the Abenaki Council of Wolinak, is proud to announce it will serve as the Official Sportsbook “Ice Wars III”, a professional ice hockey fighting event in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

This Saturday, July 15, North Americans can tune into the epic battleground compromised of professional and semi-professional players showcasing their unique skills, strength and passion for fights on the ice. Action packed with live entertainment all night long, the main event will feature an 8-man round robin style competition judged by a panel of experts. Fighters will compete for the title “King of the Rink” and the winner will skate away as the ultimate Ice Wars III champion.

As the official sportsbook of Ice Wars III, Spreads.ca is offering its players an exclusive opportunity to wager on the epic combat sporting event. Ice Wars III is the ultimate destination for North American-based sports betting enthusiasts (wagering not available in Ontario). With real-time odds ahead of each round, Spreads.ca will provide players with an immersive, real-time betting experience. Pre-event lines have Chris Lockhart as the favourite to be crowned King of the Rink.

“This event is designed to bring one of hockey’s most exciting moments together with some of North America’s toughest enforcers,” said Robert Davidman, Co-Founder, Spreads.ca. “We’re excited to be a part of an unforgettable night of action-packed hockey fights and entertainment. Ice Wars III will ignite hockey’s biggest fans across the country, and we are thrilled to be in on the action.”

To learn more about Ice Wars III, visit Spreads.ca or download the app from the App Store. To watch the fights go to iwifights.com. For more information on NorthStar Gaming, please visit www.northstargaming.ca

Spreads.ca is not available in Ontario.

About NorthStar Gaming

NorthStar proudly owns and operates NorthStar Bets, a made-in-Ontario casino and sportsbook gaming platform that provides players located in the province of Ontario with a uniquely local, premier user experience. The NorthStar Bets sportsbook provides real-time news, stats, analysis and scores directly in the betting environment along with the most popular online casino games. NorthStar also provides managed services to Spreads.ca an iGaming site owned and operated by the Abenaki Council of Wolinak.

A Canadian company, NorthStar is uniquely positioned to become a convergence leader in the intersection of sports media and sports wagering thanks to its partnerships and agreements with leading media companies. NorthStar is committed to operating at the highest level of responsible gaming standards.

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NorthStar Gaming
Ben Powell