NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elray Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board : ELRA ) – Elray announced that it has acquired, under a share exchange agreement, all of the issued and outstanding stock of Splitrock Ventures (BVI) Limited in exchange for the issuance of 600 million shares of its common stock.
Splitrock Ventures is an online gaming business, owning intellectual property in the gaming arena and providing online gaming products as well as gaming services to markets globally, where such activity is legal. Splitrock precludes players in the United States from participating in online gaming through sophisticated technological techniques.
The existing officers and directors of Elray have resigned and the directors nominated by Splitrock Ventures; Donald Radcliffe, Dr. Roy Sugarman and Brian Goodman, have been elected to the board of Elray Resources. Brian Goodman has been appointed Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer of Elray with immediate effect.
Splitrock is an established Global Online Gaming entity which owns and licenses Gaming Intellectual Property, Gaming Domains, Trademarks and Player Databases. Operations are headquartered in Curacao, Netherland Antilles and maintain offices, representatives and support facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Mauritius, Israel and the Philippines. Splitrock's business model is to offer Internet Gaming Products to non-US players in jurisdictions where online gaming is permitted.
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SOURCE Elray Resources, Inc.