The Board wish to clarify that the matters referred to in the Article do not relate to, or in any way affect, the performance, prospects or financial position of TopBetta and accordingly, the Board do not consider there to be any grounds to believe that there is any exposure for TopBetta based on the issues raised in the Article.
For the avoidance of any doubt, TopBetta wishes to confirm to investors that:
- TopBetta has no knowledge of the matters referred to in the Article, other than information which is publically available. Such matters are unrelated and completely external to TopBetta's prior and current affairs;
- TopBetta is not aware of any formal ongoing investigation into the affairs of Ray Walker and, accordingly, is not a part of any such investigation;
- RBW Nominees currently holds 10.2m shares in TopBetta, representing 6.21% of TopBetta's total issued capital. Of these shares, 8.55m shares (5.2%) are escrowed until December 2017 and cannot be sold until that time; and
- in the unlikely event an adverse determination is ever made against RBW Nominees, there are no reasonable grounds to believe that such a determination would affect the performance, prospects or financial position of TopBetta's businesses. The Article states that there is no evidence to suggest that RBW Nominees received misappropriated funds.
About Topbetta Holdings Ltd
TopBetta Holdings Limited (ASX:TBH) is an ASX-listed holding company and a global provider of online wagering products and services to both wholesale and retail markets through its various wholly owned subsidiaries. TopBetta Pty Ltd operates a retail wagering business, offering consumers wagering, fantasy tournament and content products and services. Global Tote Australia Pty Ltd conducts TBH's Wholesale Business, which includes operating and licensing its wholesale tote product which enables licensed wagering operators, including corporate bookmakers and tote operators from all over the world, to participate in global pools. The Wholesale Business is conducted under a B2B licence granted by the UK Gambling Commission to Global Tote Limited, a company incorporated in Alderney, UK.
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