TORONTO, Aug. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cryptologic Corp. (“Cryptologic” or the “Company”) (CSE:CRY) today announces that, in order to conserve its cash while it considers acquisition opportunities or other strategic transactions, the Company (i) terminated the lease of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Crypto 205 Inc. (“Crypto 205”), at its cryptocurrency mining facility in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, effective July 31, 2020, and (ii) terminated the employment contracts of all of its employees, including Chief Executive Officer, John Kennedy FitzGerald, Chief Financial Officer, Joshua Lebovic and Chief Operating Officer, Paul Leggett, effective July 31, 2020.
Mr. Fitzgerald and Mr. Lebovic will provide ongoing services to the Company, as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer respectively, pursuant to part-time consulting arrangements.
The Company further announces that due to circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic, it intends to rely on the temporary blanket relief provided by the Canadian Securities Administrators, including the exemptive relief contained in Ontario Instrument 51-504 Temporary Exemptions from Certain Requirements to File or Send Securityholder Materials, to postpone the public filing of its executive compensation disclosure until such time as it is filed and delivered to shareholders as part of the Company’s information circular relating to its 2020 annual meeting of shareholders. The Company is considering an appropriate time and format for its annual meeting of shareholders and will provide further information when appropriate.
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About Cryptologic Inc.
Cryptologic Corp. is currently a cryptocurrency mining company that is focused on divesting its crypto mining assets and exploring acquisition opportunities in sectors outside of cryptocurrency mining.
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