HARRISON, N.Y., April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) announced that as previously disclosed in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, filed on April 14, 2016 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the audited financial statements contained a going concern qualification paragraph in the audit opinion from its independent registered public accounting firm. See further discussion in Note 2 to the Company's consolidated financial statements included in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K. The Company has previously disclosed this qualification with respect to its auditor's opinion beginning with its form 10Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2015, filed on August 14, 2015 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Also as previously reported, in the second half of 2015 MGT closed the sale of its daily fantasy sports business and reduced its corporate cost structure. As a result, the Company expects its cash loss to be materially lower in 2016 versus the prior year. MGT currently has 18.1 million common shares outstanding, carries zero debt, and has a stated book value of $6.0 million.
The board of directors continues to consider all methods to create value for shareholders, including potential mergers, spin-offs, distributions and other strategic actions.
This announcement is made pursuant to NYSE MKT Company Guide Section 610(b), which requires public announcement of the receipt of an audit opinion containing a going concern paragraph. This announcement does not represent any change or amendment to the Company's consolidated financial statements or to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015.
About MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
MGT Capital and its subsidiaries own and operate social and real money gaming sites online and in the mobile space, including MGTplay.com and SlotChamp™. In addition, the Company owns intellectual property relating to slot machines and has asserted its claims via patent infringement lawsuits. MGT also has ownership stakes in DraftDay.com, a top daily fantasy sports wagering platform and DraftDay Fantasy Sports, Inc. operator of an online entertainment marketing and rewards platform..
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