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Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., a licensed online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming, appointed Jeff Cohen as Vice President Strategic Planning and IR.

Cohen was previously an equity analyst covering gaming and esports for Stephens Inc., a leading Wall Street investment bank and asset manager. Frequently quoted by the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, CNBC and The Fly, Cohen has appeared on CheddarTV and several prominent gaming industry podcasts and maintains relationships with major buyside investment firms. Prior to joining Stephens in 2017, Cohen was an analyst in the Equity Special Situations Group at Barclays. Cohen earned his Bachelor’s in Government at Harvard University and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Columbia Business School.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff to our team,” commented Grant Johnson, CEO of Esports Entertainment Group. “He’s been a leading analyst in the gaming and esports arena, and his wealth of knowledge and relationships with major buyside players are great assets for us as we continue to execute on our growth strategy.”

Cohen stated, “I am excited to join the Esports Entertainment team and look forward to providing value as we work to capitalize on multiple opportunities in the rapidly evolving global esports market.”