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No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM

The 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Esports Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) was held pursuant to notice on February 9, 2022, in a virtual format. The total number of shares of common stock voted in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting was 9,256,157 shares, representing approximately 65.22% of the 14,191,739 shares outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.

Each director nominee was elected and each other matter submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting, as described below, was approved by the requisite vote of the Company’s stockholders. The final voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of the stockholders of the Company at the Annual Meeting are set forth below. The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on January 12, 2022, and are incorporated herein by reference.

1. The election of directors duly nominated:

Aaron Speach7,533,12528,641
Michael Nicklas7,520,40741,359
Dennis Neilander7,289,072272,694
Christopher S. Downs7,526,20835,558

2. The ratification of the appointment of PWR CPA, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending September 30, 2022.

For: 9,229,476Against: 26,456Abstain: 225

3. The approval of an increase in the number of shares of common stock authorized for issuance under the Company’s 2020 Stock Plan by 1,000,000 shares.

For: 6,539,024Against: 1,021,695Abstain: 1,047

4. The approval, for purposes of complying with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635, of (i) the conversion of the Series A Convertible Preferred Stock issued in a private placement by the Company (the “2021 Private Placement”) into common stock, and (ii) the issuance of common stock underlying warrants issued in the 2021 Private Placement.

For: 7,411,924Against: 143,134Abstain: 6,708

5. The approval, for purposes of complying with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635, of a “weighted-average” anti-dilution share adjustment provision included in a warrant issued to a lender, which could result in additional shares of Company common stock being issued.

For: 7,547,485Against: 13,242Abstain: 1,039


6. The authorization of the adjournment of the Annual Meeting, if necessary, to solicit additional proxies if there are not sufficient votes in favor of Proposals 4 and/or 5

For: 9,067,238Against: 182,783Abstain: 6,136

For Proposals 3, 4 and 5, broker non-votes amounted to 1,694,391.