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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
May 14, 2019
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name Newgioco Group, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001080319  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2019  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   77,980,255
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Consolidated Balance Sheets - USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Current Assets    
Cash and cash equivalents $ 5,179,403 $ 6,289,903
Accounts receivable 197,221 10,082
Gaming accounts receivable 1,066,470 1,021,052
Prepaid expenses 124,177 124,712
Related Party Receivable 27,866 49,914
Other current assets 152,090 55,700
Total Current Assets 6,747,227 7,551,363
Noncurrent Assets    
Restricted cash 1,549,431 1,560,539
Property, plant and equipment 383,528 354,799
Intangible assets 16,468,511 12,583,457
Goodwill 267,146 262,552
Investment in non-consolidated entities 250,000 275,000
Total Noncurrent Assets 18,918,616 15,036,347
Total Assets 25,665,843 22,587,710
Current Liabilities    
Line of credit - bank 825,000 750,000
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 5,170,864 4,603,608
Gaming accounts balances 1,110,260 1,049,423
Taxes payable 1,059,477 1,056,430
Advances from stockholders 44,683 39,237
Convertible Debt, net of discount of $3,300,943 and $4,587,228, respectively 4,473,994 3,942,523
Notes payable 2,255,457
Notes payable - related party 1,820,910 318,078
Bank loan payable - current portion 119,863 120,920
Operating lease - liability  
Other current liabilities 146,304  
Total Current Liabilities 17,026,812 11,880,219
Bank loan payable 190,197 225,131
Other long term liabilities 619,991 608,728
Total Liabilities 17,837,000 12,714,078
Stockholders' Deficiency    
Preferred Stock, $0.0001 par value, 20,000,000 shares authorized, 0 shares issued and 0 shares outstanding as of June 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value, 160,000,000 shares authorized; 78,363,165 and 75,540,298 shares issued and outstanding as of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018 7,837 7,555
Additional - paid in capital 25,072,634 23,956,309
Accumulated other comprehensive income (1,137,518) (1,081,338)
Accumulated deficit (16,114,110) (13,008,894)
Total Stockholders' Equity 7,828,843 9,873,632
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity $ 25,665,843 $ 22,587,710
Consolidated Balance Sheets (Parenthetical) - USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Statement of Financial Position [Abstract]    
Debt Discount $ 3,300,942 $ 4,587,228
STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY    
Preferred Stock - par value $ 0.0001 $ 0.0001
Preferred stock - authorized 20,000,000 20,000,000
Preferred stock - issued
Preferred stock - outstanding
Common Stock - par value $ 0.0001 $ 0.0001
Common Stock - authorized 80,000,000 80,000,000
Common Stock - issued 78,363,165 75,540,298
Common Stock - outstanding 78,363,165 75,540,298
Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income (Loss) - USD ($)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Mar. 31, 2018
Income Statement [Abstract]    
Revenue $ 9,266,294 $ 8,593,867
Costs and expenses    
Selling expenses 7,407,706 6,077,357
General and administrative expenses 3,173,467 2,059,453
Total Costs and Expenses 10,581,173 8,136,810
Income (Loss) from Operations (1,314,879) 457,057
Other Expenses (Income)    
Interest expense, net of interest income 1,503,790 212,239
Imputed interest on related party advances 1,514
Gain on litigation settlement (516,120)
Loss on marketable securities (25,000)
Total Other Expenses (Income) 1,528,790 (556,656)
Income (Loss) before income taxes (2,843,669) 1,013,713
Income taxes provision 261,547 245,036
Net Income (Loss) (3,105,216) 768,677
Other Comprehensive Income (Loss)    
Foreign currency translation adjustment (56,180) (64,518)
Comprehensive Income (Loss) $ (3,161,396) $ 704,159
Net Income (Loss) per common share - basic $ (0.04) $ 0.01
Net Income (Loss) per common share - diluted $ (0.04) $ 0.01
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding basic 76,394,867 74,186,583
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding diluted 76,394,867 76,096,053
Consolidated Statements of Changes in Stockholders' Equity (Deficiency) - USD ($)
Common Stock
Additional Paid-In Capital
Accumlulated Other Comprehensive Income
Accumulated Deficit
Total
Beginning Balance, Shares at Dec. 31, 2017 74,143,590        
Beginning Balance, Amount at Dec. 31, 2017 $ 7,415 $ 14,254,582 $ (250,327) $ (9,897,620) $ 4,114,050
Imputed interest on stock advances   1,251     1,251
Common stock issued with debentures, shares 111,000        
Common stock issued with debentures $ 11 55,489     55,450
Common stock issued for the purchase of subsidiaries        
Beneficial conversion value of debt   91,017     91,017
Foreign currency translation adjustment     (64,518)   (64,518)
Net income (loss)       768,677 768,677
Ending Balance, Shares at Mar. 31, 2018 74,254,590        
Ending Balance, Amount at Mar. 31, 2018 $ 7,426 14,402,339 (314,845) (9,128,943) 4,965,977
Beginning Balance, Shares at Dec. 31, 2018 75,540,298        
Beginning Balance, Amount at Dec. 31, 2018 $ 7,555 23,956,309 (1,081,338) (13,008,894) 9,873,632
Common stock issued with debentures, shares 2,300,487        
Common stock issued with debentures $ 230 919,594     919,824
Common stock issued for the purchase of subsidiaries,shares 522,380        
Common stock issued for the purchase of subsidiaries $ 52 196,731     (196,783)
Foreign currency translation adjustment     (56,180)   (56,180)
Net income (loss)       (3,105,216) (3,105,216)
Ending Balance, Shares at Mar. 31, 2019 78,363,165        
Ending Balance, Amount at Mar. 31, 2019 $ 7,837 $ 25,072,634 $ (1,137,518) $ (16,114,110) $ 7,828,843
Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows - USD ($)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Mar. 31, 2018
Cash Flows from Operating Activities    
Net loss $ (3,105,216) $ 768,677
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash used in operating activities    
Depreciation and amortization 158,100 158,357
Amortization of deferred costs 13,558
Non-cash interest 1,290,202 87,150
Loss on issuance of debt 1,514
Imputed interest on advances from stockholders (254,289)
Unrealized loss on trading securities (25,000)
Recovery of assets (516,120)
Bad debt expense 6,354
Foreign transaction gain 109,960
Change in intercompany 152,066
Changes in operating assets and liabilities    
Prepaid expenses 6,862 (119,504)
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 545,630 (60,647)
Accounts receivable (139,630) 66,109
Gaming accounts receivable (65,651) 331,802
Gaming account liabilities 81,632 756,469
Taxes payable 23,981 146,571
Other current assets (65,417) (8,983)
Customer Deposits 53,684
Other current liabilities 146,304
Long term liability 23,326 13,329
Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities (812,851) 1,444,031
Cash Flows from Investing Activities    
Acquisition of property, plant, and equipment, and intangible assets (46,804) (182,858)
Increase in restricted cash 1 60
Cash received in acquisition of Virtual Generation 46,344
Net Cash Used in Investing Activities (459) (182,798)
Cash Flows from Financing Activities    
Proceeds from bank credit line 275,000 (181,413)
Repayment of bank credit line (200,000)
Repayment of bank loan (29,134) (30,526)
Proceeds from debentures and convertible notes, net of repayment 126,849
Conversion of debentures exercised 55,200
Proceeds from (repayment of) promissory notes (263,491)
Proceeds from (repayment of) promissory notes, related party (175,661)
Common stock issued for purchase of Virtual Generation 196,783
Loan to related party (43,713)
Advance to related party (48,039)
Advances from stockholders, net of repayment 6,596 (559,131)
Net Cash Used in Financing Activities (178,420) (692,260)
Effect of change in exchange rate (118,770) 151,378
Net increase (decrease) in cash (1,110,500) 720,351
Cash - beginning of year 6,289,903 6,469,858
Cash - end of year 5,179,403 7,190,209
Supplemental disclosure of cash flow information:    
Cash paid during the year for: Interest 9,468 118,301
Cash paid during the year for: Income taxes $ 270,273 $ 340,092
Basis of Presentation and Nature of Business
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  
Basis of Presentation and Nature of Business

1. Basis of Presentation and Nature of Business

 

Basis of Presentation

 

The accompanying unaudited consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (“GAAP”) for interim financial information and the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Accordingly, they do not include all of the information and footnotes required by U.S. GAAP for complete financial statements. In the opinion of management, all adjustments (consisting of normal recurring accruals) considered necessary for a fair presentation have been included. Operating results for the three and three months ended March 31, 2019 are not necessarily indicative of the results that may be expected for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019. The balance sheet at December 31, 2018 has been derived from the Company’s audited consolidated financial statements at that date but does not include all of the information and footnotes required by U.S. GAAP for complete financial statements. For further information, please refer to the consolidated financial statements and footnotes thereto included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

 

Nature of Business

 

Newgioco Group, Inc. (“Newgioco Group” or the “Company”) was incorporated in the state of Delaware on August 26, 1998 as Pender International Inc. On September 30, 2005, the Company changed its name to Empire Global Corp., and on July 20, 2016 changed its name to Newgioco Group, Inc. The Company maintains its principal executive offices headquartered in Toronto, Canada with wholly-owned subsidiaries in Canada, Italy and Austria.

 

The Company’s subsidiaries include: Multigioco Srl (“Multigioco”), acquired on August 15, 2014, Rifa Srl (“Rifa”), acquired on January 1, 2015, and Ulisse GmbH (“Ulisse”) and Odissea Betriebsinformatik Beratung GmbH (“Odissea”) which were both acquired on July 1, 2016, Virtual Generation Limited (“VG”), acquired on January 30, 2019 and a non-operating subsidiary Newgioco Group, Inc. based in Canada.

 

Newgioco Group is a commercial stage and vertically integrated company operating in one line of business that provides certified Betting Platform Software (“BPS”) services to and the operating of leisure betting establishments situated throughout Italy and in 11 other countries. The Company is comprised of 3 geographically organized groups: an Operational Group; Technology Group; and a Corporate Group with approximately 70 employees organized as follows:

 

a)the Operational Group is based in Europe and maintains administrative and customer service offices headquartered in Rome, Italy with sub offices for operations administration, and risk management and trading in Naples and Teramo, Italy and Valetta, Malta;
b)the Technology Group is based in Innsbruck, Austria and manages software development, training and administration; and
c)the Corporate Group is based in North America which includes a head office situated in Toronto, Canada with a sub office in Scottsdale, Arizona through which our CEO, CFO and VP Corporate Development carry-out our corporate duties, handle day-to-day reporting and other operations such as U.S. development and planning, and through which various independent contractors and vendors are engaged.

 

Summary of Significant Accounting Policies
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Accounting Policies [Abstract]  
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies

2. Summary of Significant Accounting Policies

 

Basis of consolidation

 

The consolidated financial statements include the financial statements of the Company and its subsidiaries, all of which are wholly-owned. All significant inter-company transactions are eliminated upon consolidation.

 

Certain items in prior periods were reclassified to conform to the current period presentation.

 

Use of estimates

 

The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the dates of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenue and expenses during the reporting periods. Actual results could differ from those estimates. These estimates and assumptions include valuing equity securities issued in share-based payment arrangements, determining the fair value of assets acquired, allocation of purchase price, impairment of long-lived assets, the collectability of receivables and the value of deferred taxes and related valuation allowances. Certain estimates, including evaluating the collectability of receivables and advances, could be affected by external conditions, including those unique to our industry and general economic conditions. It is possible that these external factors could have an effect on our estimates that could cause actual results to differ from our estimates. We re-evaluate all of our accounting estimates at least quarterly based on these conditions and record adjustments when necessary.

 

Goodwill

 

The Company allocates the fair value of purchase consideration to the tangible and intangible assets acquired and liabilities assumed based on their estimated fair values. The excess of the fair value of purchase consideration over the fair values of these identifiable assets and liabilities is recorded as goodwill.

 

Such valuations require management to make significant estimates and assumptions, especially with respect to intangible assets. Significant estimates in valuing certain intangible assets include, but are not limited to, future expected cash flows from acquired users, acquired technology, and trade names from a market participant perspective, useful lives and discount rates. Management's estimates of fair value are based upon assumptions believed to be reasonable, but which are inherently uncertain and unpredictable and, as a result, actual results may differ from estimates.


The Company annually assesses whether the carrying value of its intangible assets exceeds their fair value and, if necessary, records an impairment loss equal to any such excess. Each interim reporting period, the Company assesses whether events or circumstances have occurred which indicate that the carrying amount of an intangible asset exceeds its fair value. If the carrying amount of the intangible asset exceeds its fair value, an asset impairment charge will be recognized in an amount equal to that excess. No asset impairment charges were incurred during the three months ended March 31, 2019 or March 31, 2018. For the three months ended March 31, 2019 approximately $5,000 in goodwill was recorded as part of an acquisition.

 

Long-Lived Assets

 

The Company evaluates the carrying value of our long-lived assets for impairment by comparing the expected undiscounted future cash flows of the assets to the net book value of the assets when events or circumstances indicate that the carrying amount of a long-lived asset may not be recoverable. If the expected undiscounted future cash flows are less than the net book value of the assets, the excess of the net book value over the estimated fair value will be charged to earnings.

 

Fair value is based upon discounted cash flows of the assets at a rate deemed reasonable for the type of asset and prevailing market conditions, appraisals, and, if appropriate, current estimated net sales proceeds from pending offers.

 

Derivative Financial Instruments

 

The Company does not use derivative instruments to hedge exposures to cash flow, market, or foreign currency risks. The Company evaluates all of its financial instruments, including convertible notes and stock purchase warrants, to determine if such instruments are derivatives or contain features that qualify as embedded derivatives. For derivative financial instruments that are accounted for as liabilities, the derivative instrument is initially recorded at its fair value and is then re-valued at each reporting date, with changes in the fair value reported as charges or credits to income.

 

For option-based simple derivative financial instruments, the Company uses the Black-Scholes option-pricing model to value the derivative instruments at inception and subsequent valuation dates. The classification of derivative instruments, including whether such instruments should be recorded as liabilities or as equity, is re-assessed at the end of each reporting period.

 

As a result of the adoption of ASU 2017-11 in the third quarter of 2018, the Company has no derivative financials instruments classified as a liability at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018.

 

Earnings Per Share

 

Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) Accounting Standards Codification (“ASC”) 260, “Earnings Per Share” provides for calculation of “basic” and “diluted” earnings per share. Basic earnings per share includes no dilution and is computed by dividing net income (loss) available to common shareholders by the weighted average common shares outstanding for the period. Diluted earnings per share reflect the potential dilution of securities that could share in the earnings of an entity and include warrants granted and convertible debt. These potentially dilutive securities were included in the calculation of earnings per share for the three months ended March 31, 2018 but not for the three months ended March 31, 2019 because the effect would have been anti-dilutive. Accordingly, basic and diluted loss per common share is the same for the three months ended March 31, 2019.

 

The following is a reconciliation of weighted average shares and a calculation of earnings per share:

 

  

Three Months Ended

March 31,

   2019  2018
Net (Loss) Income   (3,105,216)   768,677 
           
Weighted Average Basic Shares   76,394,867    74,186,583 
Effect of dilutive securities   —      1,909,470 
Weighted Average diluted Shares   76,394,867    76,096,053 
           
(Loss) Earnings per share          
Basic   (0.04)   0.01 
Diluted   (0.04)   0.01 

  

Currency translation

 

The Company's subsidiaries operate in Europe with a functional currency of Euro and in Canada with a functional currency of Canadian dollars. In the consolidated financial statements, revenue and expense accounts are translated at the average rates during the period, assets and liabilities are translated at period-end rates and equity accounts are translated at historical rate. Translation adjustments arising from the use of different exchange rates from period to period are included as a component of stockholders' equity. Gains and losses from foreign currency transactions are recognized in current operations.

 

Revenue Recognition

 

In May 2014, the FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (“ASU”) 2014-09, “Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606),” which requires revenue to be recognized when promised goods or services are transferred to customers in an amount that reflects the consideration that is expected to be received for those goods or services. ASU 2014-09 (“ASC Topic 606”) supersedes the existing revenue recognition guidance and is effective for interim and annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2017. The Company adopted ASC Topic 606 on January 1, 2018 and has determined that the new standard does not have a material impact on the nature and timing of revenues recognized.

 

Revenues from sports-betting, casino, cash and skill games, slots, bingo and horse race wagers represent the gross pay-ins (also referred to as turnover) from customers less gaming taxes and payouts to customers. Revenues are recorded when the game is closed which is representative of the point in time at which the Company has satisfied its performance obligation. In addition, the Company receives commissions from the sale of scratch tickets and other lottery games. Commissions are recorded when the ticket for scratch off tickets and lottery tickets are sold.

 

Revenues from the BPS include license fees, training, installation, and product support services. Revenue is recognized when transfer of control to the customer has been made and the Company’s performance obligation has been fulfilled. License fees are calculated as a percentage of each licensee’s level of activity and are contingent upon the licensee’s usage. The license fees were recognized on an accrual basis as earned.

 

Cash and equivalents

 

The Company considers all highly liquid debt instruments with maturities of three months or less at the time acquired to be cash equivalents. The Company had no cash equivalents as of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018.

 

The Company primarily places its cash with high-credit quality financial institutions located in the United States which are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, in Canada which are insured by the Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation, in Italy which is insured by the Italian deposit guarantee fund Fondo Interbancario di Tutela dei Depositi (FITD) and in Germany which is a member of the Deposit Protection Fund of the Association of German Banks (Einlagensicherungsfonds des Bundesverbandes deutscher Banken).

  

Gaming accounts receivable

 

Gaming accounts receivable represents gaming deposits made by customers to their online gaming accounts either directly by credit card, bank wire, e-wallet or other accepted method through one of our websites or indirectly by cash collected at the cashier of a betting shop but not yet credited to our bank accounts and subject to normal trade collection terms without discounts. The Company periodically evaluates the collectability of its gaming accounts receivable and considers the need to record or adjust an allowance for doubtful accounts based upon historical collection experience and specific customer information. Actual amounts could vary from the recorded estimates. The Company does not require collateral to support customer receivables. The Company recorded bad debt expense $nil and $6,354 for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively. All balances previously recorded as allowance for doubtful accounts were written off as uncollectible.

 

Gaming account balances

 

Gaming account balances represent customer balances, including winnings and deposits, that are held as credits in online gaming accounts and have not as of yet been used or withdrawn by the customers. Customers can request payment from the Company at any time and the payment to customers can be made through bank wire, credit card, or cash disbursement from one of our locations. Online gaming account credit balances are non-interest bearing.

 

Fair Value Measurements

 

ASC Topic 820, Fair Value Measurement and Disclosures, defines fair value as the exchange price that would be received for an asset or paid to transfer a liability (an exit price) in the principal or most advantageous market for the asset or liability in an orderly transaction between market participants on the measurement date. This topic also establishes a fair value hierarchy which requires classification based on observable and unobservable inputs when measuring fair value. There are three levels of inputs that may be used to measure fair value:

 

Level 1: Observable inputs such as quoted prices (unadjusted) in active market for identical assets or liabilities.

 

Level 2: Inputs other than quoted prices that are observable, either directly or indirectly. These include quoted prices for similar assets or liabilities in active markets and quoted prices for identical or similar assets or liabilities in markets that are not active.

 

Level 3: Unobservable inputs in which little or no market data exists, therefore developed using estimates and assumptions developed by us, which reflect those that a market participant would use.

 

The carrying value of the Company's short-term investments, prepaid expenses, accounts receivables, other current assets, accounts payable and accrued liabilities, gaming account balance, and advances from shareholder approximate fair value because of the short-term maturity of these financial instruments.

 

On March 31, 2018, in connection with a settlement agreement with 2336414, the Company received 2,500,000 shares of common stock of Zoompass Holdings, Inc. The value of these shares are included in Investment in non-consolidated entities and is revalued every quarter with fluctuations in fair value recorded to earnings. The fair value of the investment is based on the closing price of the shares reported on the principal stock exchange on which they are traded. At March 31, 2019 the Company held 2,500,000 shares of Zoompass which traded at a closing price of $0.10, or value of $250,000. For the three months ended March 31, 2019, an unrealized loss of $25,000 related to the investment in Zoompass.

 

The following tables presents assets that are measured and recognized at fair value as of March 31, 2019 and March 31, 2018, on a recurring basis:

 

   March 31, 2019   
   Level 1  Level 2  Level 3 

Total Carrying

Value

Shares of Zoompass Holdings, Inc.  $250,000    —      —     $250,000 

 

   March 31, 2018   
   Level 1  Level 2  Level 3 

Total Carrying

Value

Shares of Zoompass Holdings, Inc.  $350,000    —      —     $350,000 

 

 

Property, plant and equipment

 

Property, plant and equipment are stated at acquisition cost less accumulated depreciation and adjustments for impairment losses. Expenditures are capitalized only when they increase the future economic benefits embodied in an item of property, plant and equipment. All other expenditures are recognized as expenses in the statement of income as incurred.

 

Depreciation is charged on a straight-line basis over the estimated remaining useful lives of the individual assets. Amortization commences from the time an asset is put into operation. The range of the estimated useful lives is as follows:

 

Trademarks / names 14 years  
Office equipment 5 years  
Office furniture 8 1/3 years  
Signs and displays 5 years  

 

 

Income Taxes

 

We use the asset and liability method of accounting for income taxes in accordance with ASC Topic 740, “Income Taxes.” Under this method, income tax expense is recognized for the amount of: (i) taxes payable or refundable for the current year and (ii) deferred tax consequences of temporary differences resulting from matters that have been recognized in an entity's financial statements or tax returns. Deferred tax assets and liabilities are measured using enacted tax rates expected to apply to taxable income in the years in which those temporary differences are expected to be recovered or settled. The effect on deferred tax assets and liabilities of a change in tax rates is recognized in the results of operations in the period that includes the enactment date. A valuation allowance is provided to reduce the deferred tax assets reported if based on the weight of the available positive and negative evidence, it is more likely than not some portion or all of the deferred tax assets will not be realized.

 

ASC Topic 740-10-30 clarifies the accounting for uncertainty in income taxes recognized in an enterprise's financial statements and prescribes a recognition threshold and measurement attribute for the financial statement recognition and measurement of a tax position taken or expected to be taken in a tax return. ASC Topic 740.10.40 provides guidance on derecognition, classification, interest and penalties, accounting in interim periods, disclosure, and transition. We have no material uncertain tax positions for any of the reporting periods presented.

 

The recently passed comprehensive tax reform bill could adversely affect our business and financial condition.

 

The Company has elected to include interest and penalties related to uncertain tax positions, if determined, as a component of income tax expense.

 

In Italy, tax years beginning 2015 forward, are open and subject to examination, while in Austria companies are open and subject to inspection for five years and ten years for inspection of serious infractions. In the United States and Canada, tax years beginning 2015 forward, are subject to examination. The Company is not currently under examination and it has not been notified of a pending examination.

 

Comprehensive Income (Loss)

 

Comprehensive income (loss) is defined as the change in equity of a business enterprise during a period from transactions and other events and circumstances from non-owner sources, including foreign currency translation adjustments and unrealized gains and losses on marketable securities.

 

The Company adopted FASB ASC 220-10-45, “Reporting Comprehensive Income”. ASC 220-10-45 establishes standards for reporting and presentation of comprehensive income and its components in a full set of financial statements. Comprehensive income consists of net income and unrealized gains (losses) on available for sale marketable securities; foreign currency translation adjustments and changes in market value of future contracts that qualify as a hedge; and negative equity adjustments.

 

Investment in Non-Consolidated Entities

 

Investments in non-consolidated entities consists of 2,500,000 shares of Zoompass Holdings and is accounted for at fair value, with changes recognized into earnings in accordance with ASU 2016-1, “Financial Instruments – Overall (Subtopic 825-10):  Recognition and Measurement of Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities.”

 

Net unrealized (losses) recorded to earnings related to these securities were $25,000 for the three months ended March 31, 2019.

 

Recent Accounting Pronouncements Not Yet Adopted

 

In August 2018, the FASB issued ASU No. 2018-13, Fair Value Measurement (Topic 820): Disclosure Framework-Changes to the Disclosure Requirements for Fair Value Measurement. The purpose of this updated guidance is to improve the effectiveness and disclosures in the notes to the financial statements. The ASU removes the requirement to disclose the amount of and reasons for transfers between Level 1 and Level 2 of the fair value hierarchy; removes the policy for timing of transfers between levels; and removes the disclosure related to the valuation process for Level 3 fair value measurements. The ASU also modifies existing disclosure requirements which relate to the disclosure for investments in certain entities which calculate net asset value and clarifies the disclosure about uncertainty in the measurements as of the reporting date. For all entities, the effective date for this guidance is fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019, including interim periods within the reporting period, with early adoption permitted. Entities are also allowed to elect early adoption of the eliminated or modified disclosure requirements and delay adoption of the new disclosure requirements until their effective date. The Company is currently evaluating the impact of the new guidance on its consolidated financial statements.

 

In January 2017, the FASB issued ASU No. 2017-04, Intangibles-Goodwill and Other (Topic 350): Simplifying the Test for Goodwill Impairment. The main objective of this guidance is to simplify the accounting for goodwill impairment by requiring that impairment charges be based upon the first step in the current two-step impairment test under ASC 350. Currently, if the fair value of a reporting unit is lower than its carrying amount (Step 1), an entity calculates any impairment charge by comparing the implied fair value of goodwill with its carrying amount (Step 2). The implied fair value of goodwill is calculated by deducting the fair value of all assets and liabilities of the reporting unit from the reporting unit’s fair value as determined in Step 1. To determine the implied fair value of goodwill, entities estimate the fair value of any unrecognized intangible assets and any corporate-level assets or liabilities that were included in the determination of the carrying amount and fair value of the reporting unit in Step 1. Under this guidance, if a reporting unit’s carrying amount exceeds its fair value, an entity will record an impairment charge based on that difference. The impairment charge will be limited to the amount of goodwill allocated to that reporting unit. This guidance eliminates the requirement to calculate a goodwill impairment charge using Step 2. This guidance does not change the guidance on completing Step 1 of the goodwill impairment test. Under this guidance, an entity will still be able to perform the current optional qualitative goodwill impairment assessment before determining whether to proceed to Step 1. The guidance in the ASU will be applied prospectively and is effective for the Company for annual and interim impairment tests performed in periods beginning after December 15, 2019. The Company does not expect the adoption of this ASU to have a significant impact on its consolidated financial statements.

 

In February 2016, the FASB issued ASU 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842). ASU 2016-02 requires that a lessee recognize the assets and liabilities that arise from operating leases. A lessee should recognize in the statement of financial position a liability to make lease payments (the lease liability) and a right of use asset representing its right to use the underlying asset for the lease term. For leases with a term of 12 months or less, a lessee is permitted to make an accounting policy election by class of underlying asset not to recognize lease assets and lease liabilities. In transition, lessees and lessors are required to recognize and measure leases at the beginning of the earliest period presented using a modified retrospective approach. Public business entities should apply the amendments in ASU 2016-02 for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2018, including interim periods within those fiscal years. Early application is permitted for all public business entities and all nonpublic business entities upon issuance. The Company is currently continuing to evaluate the impact of our pending adoption of ASU 2016-02 on our consolidated financial statements. The Company (as an EGC) that is taking advantage of the extended transition period offered to private entities would apply this for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019. The Company is currently evaluating the impact of adopting ASU 2016-02 on its consolidated financial statements.

 

The Company has reviewed all recently issued, but not yet adopted, accounting standards in order to determine their effects, if any, on our consolidated results of operations, financial position, and cash flows. Based on that review, the Company believes that none of these pronouncements will have a significant effect on current or future earnings or operations.

 

 

Acquisition betting software technology; offline and land-based gaming assets
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Business Combinations [Abstract]  
Acquisition of betting software technology; offline and land-based gaming assets

3. Acquisition of betting software technology; offline and land-based gaming assets

 

Ulisse GmbH (“Ulisse”) Acquisition

 

On June 30, 2016, the Company entered into a Share Exchange Agreement (“Ulisse SPA”), which closed on July 1, 2016, with the shareholders of Ulisse organized under the laws of Austria. Ulisse operates a network of approximately 170 land-based agency locations. Pursuant to the agreement, the Company issued 3,331,200 shares of common stock in consideration for 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Ulisse.

 

Pursuant to the Ulisse SPA, the purchase price was subject to an adjustment equal to two times earnings before income taxes calculated on a pro rata basis from the closing date upon completion of the ADM license tender auction. The sellers were also permitted to exercise the option to resell to the Company 50% of the shares of common stock (or 1,665,600 shares) issued in consideration for the purchase price at a fixed price of USD $0.50 per share (the “Ulisse Put Option”).

 

On May 31, 2018, the Company and Ulisse mutually agreed to exercise the Ulisse Put Option in lieu of completion of the ADM license tender auction. The Company repurchased and retired the shares issued in June 2016 with a purchase price adjustment to 10 million Euros (approximately USD $11.7 million). The purchase price adjustment was paid half in cash of 5 million Euros (approximately USD $5.85 million) and the Company issued 4,735,600 shares to the sellers on May 31, 2018 to settle the balance of the purchase price adjustment in shares of common stock at the closing price of $1.18 per share on May 31, 2018

 

Multigioco Acquisition

 

On May 31, 2018, the Company and Multigioco mutually agreed to exercise the option to repurchase the shares issued to the shareholders of Multigioco at the closing of the acquisition of Multigioco on August 15, 2014 (“Multigioco Put Option”). The Company repurchased and retired the balance of 2,040,000 shares issued to the Multigioco sellers in exchange for EUR 510,000 (approximately USD $595,000).

 

 

Virtual Generation Limited (“VG”) Acquisition

 

On January 30, 2019, the Company entered into a Share Exchange Agreement (“VG SPA”), with the shareholders of Virtual Generation (“VG”) organized under the laws of Republic of Malta. VG owns and has developed a virtual gaming software platform, together with all the ordinary shares of Naos Holding Limited, a company organized under the laws of Republic of Malta (“Naos”) that owns 3,999 of the 4,000 issued and outstanding ordinary shares of VG. Pursuant to the agreement, the Company issued 522,380 shares of common stock in consideration for 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of VG.

 

Pursuant to the Purchase Agreement, on the Closing Date, the Company agreed to pay the Sellers the previously agreed to Four Million Euro (€4,000,000) in consideration for all the ordinary shares of VG and Naos, on the Closing Date as follows:

  (i) a cash payment of One Hundred and Eight Thousand Euro (€108,000);

 

  (ii) the issuance of shares of the Company’s common stock valued at Eighty-Nine Thousand Euro (€89,000); and

 

  (iii) the delivery of a non-interest bearing promissory note (the “Promissory Note”) providing for the payment of (a) an aggregate of €2,392,000 in cash in 23 equal and consecutive monthly instalments of €104,000 with the first such payment due and payable on the date that is one (1) month after the Closing Date; and (b) an aggregate of €1,411,000 in shares of the Company’s common stock in seventeen (17) equal and consecutive monthly instalments of €83,000 as determined by the average of the closing prices of such shares on the last ten (10) trading days immediately preceding the determination date of each monthly issuance, commencing on March 1, 2019.

The value of the EUR 4,000,000 promissory note net of discount was EUR 3,665,255 ($4,193,374 U.S.). The note was allocated as 40% as related party and 60% non-related party. In the first quarter ending March 31, 2019, cash payments were $240,015 net of interest of $2,354. Shares were issued at an equivalent of $195,220 net of interest of $1,563. Transaction gain during the quarter was $150. As of March 31, 2019, the promissory note net of discount related to the purchase of VG had a balance of $3,758,289 ($1,502,832 related party; $2,255,457 non-related party).

 

The purchase price was allocated to the fair market value of tangible and intangible assets acquired and liabilities assumed. Intangible assets will be amortized over their remaining useful life as follows:

      Remaining Useful Life
Cash  $47,268    
Current assets   221,287    
Property, Plant and Equipment   41,473   1-3 years
Identifiable intangible assets:   310,028    
Less: liabilities assumed   (121,247)   
Total identifiable assets less liabilities assumed   188,781    
Intangible assets acquired   4,000,000    
Total purchase price   4,193,374    
Excess purchase price  $4,594    

 

 

 

Intangible Assets
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Abstract]  
Intangible Assets

4. Intangible Assets

 

Intangible assets consist of the following:

 

   March 31, 2019  December 31, 2018  Life (years)
Betting Platform Software  $1,685,371   $1,685,371    15 
Ulisse Bookmaker License   9,724,244    9,724,244    —   
Multigioco and Rifa ADM Licenses   970,422    970,422    1.5 - 7 
VG Licenses   4,000,000    —      —   
Location contracts   1,000,000    1,000,000    5 - 7 
Customer relationships   870,927    870,927    10 - 15 
Trademarks/names   110,000    110,000    14 
Websites   40,000    40,000    5 
    18,400,964    14,400,964      
Accumulated amortization   (1,932,453)   (1,817,507)     
Balance  $16,468,511   $12,583,457      

 

The Company evaluates intangible assets for impairment on an quarterly basis during the last month of each year and at an interim date if indications of impairment exist. Intangible asset impairment is determined by comparing the fair value of the asset to its carrying amount with an impairment being recognized only when the fair value is less than carrying value. The Company recorded approximately $115,000 and $113,000 in amortization expense for the finite-lived assets the three months ended March 31, 2019 and March 31, 2018 respectively.

 

Licenses obtained by the Company in the acquisitions of Multigioco and Rifa include a Gioco a Distanza (“GAD”) online license as well as a Bersani and Monti land-based licenses issued by the Italian gaming regulator (ADM) to Multigioco and Rifa, respectively, as well as an Austrian Bookmaker License through the acquisition of Ulisse.

 

The Company believes that the carrying amounts of its intangible assets are recoverable. However, if adverse events were to occur or circumstances were to change indicating that the carrying amount of such assets may not be fully recoverable, the assets would be reviewed for impairment and the assets could be impaired.

Restricted Cash
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Accounting Policies [Abstract]  
Restricted Cash

5. Restricted Cash

 

Restricted cash is cash held in a segregated bank account at Intesa Sanpaolo Bank S.p.A. (“Intesa Sanpaolo Bank”) as collateral against our operating line of credit with Intesa Sanpaolo Bank as well as Wirecard Bank as a security deposit for Ulisse betting operations. In addition, the Company maintains a $1 million deposit at Metropolitan Commercial bank held as security against a $1 million line of credit. See Note 7.

Other Long Term Liabilities
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Debt Disclosure [Abstract]  
Other Long Term Liabilities

6. Other long term liabilities

 

Other long term liabilities represents the Italian “Trattamento di Fine Rapporto” which is a severance amount set up by Italian companies to be paid to employees on termination or retirement as well as shop deposits that are held by Ulisse.

 

Balances of other long term liabilities were as follows:

 

   March 31, 2019  December 31, 2018
Severance liability  $182,145   $168,706 
Customer deposit balance   437,846    440,021 
Total other long term liabilities  $619,991   $608,727 

 

Line of Credit-Bank
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Debt Disclosure [Abstract]  
Line of Credit-Bank

7. Line of Credit – Bank

 

The Company currently maintains an operating line of credit for a maximum amount of EUR 300,000 (approximately USD $340,000) for Multigioco and EUR 50,000 (approximately USD $57,000) for Rifa from Intesa Sanpaolo Bank in Italy. The line of credit is secured by restricted cash on deposit at Intesa Sanpaolo Bank and guaranteed by certain shareholders of the Company and bears a fixed rate of interest at 5% per annum on the outstanding balance with no minimum payment, maturity or due date. In addition, the Company maintains a $1 million secured revolving line of credit from Metropolitan Commercial Bank in New York, which bears a fixed rate of interest of 3.00% on the outstanding balance with an interest only monthly minimum payment, no maturity or due date and is secured by a $1 million security deposit. See Note 5. At March 31, 2019, the Line of Credit has an outstanding balance of $825,000.

Related party transactions and balances
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Related Party Transactions [Abstract]  
Related party transactions and balances

8. Related party transactions and balances

 

Related Party Loans

 

In February 2018 the Company provided a loan of EUR 39,048 (approximately USD $45,000) to Engage IT Services Srl to finance hardware purchased by third-party betting shops. In June 2018, the Company increased the loan by approximately EUR 46,000 (approximately U.S. $53,000). The loans bear interest at 4.47% and is due in February 2019. An officer of the Company holds a 34% stake in Engage IT Services Srl.

 

Advances from stockholders represent non-interest-bearing loans that are due on demand. Interest was imputed at 5% per annum. Balances of Advances from stockholders are as follows:

 

   March 31, 2019  December 31, 2018
Gold Street Capital Corp.  $44,683   $39,237 
Total advances from stockholders  $44,683   $39,237 

 

Amounts due to Gold Street Capital Corp., the major stockholder of Newgioco Group, are for reimbursement of expenses. During the three months ended March 31, 2019 and March 31, 2018, the Company paid management fees of $nil and $36,000, respectively, to Gold Street Capital Corp.

 

In January 2018, the Company advanced EUR 100,000 (approximately USD $116,000) to an officer to cover fees related to an application for a gaming license in Malta, under the name Ulisse Services, Ltd. As of the date of this report the application is pending and there is no assurance that the gaming license in Malta would be obtained. Changes in the balance of the advance were due to the fluctuations in foreign exchange rates.

 

During the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, the Company paid management fees of approximately EUR 120,000 (approximately U.S. $136,256 and $147,516, respectively) to Ulisse Services, Ltd. to cover office and set-up expenses, of which EUR 40,000 (approximately U.S. $44,868) is included in accounts payable.

 

The amounts due to the stockholders at March 31, 2019 are non-interest bearing and due on demand.

 

Related-Party Debt

 

Promissory notes payable to related parties with a principal of approximately $318,000 represents amounts due to Braydon Capital Corp., a company owned by Claudio Ciavarella, the brother of our CEO. These notes bear interest at a rate of 1% per month and have no fixed maturity date. Accounts payable and accrued liabilities include approximately $123,000 in accrued interest on these notes.

Stockholders Equity
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Equity [Abstract]  
Stockholders Equity

9. Stockholders’ Equity

 

In connection to the debenture units issued in the first quarter of 2018, the Company issued an aggregate of 111,000 shares of common stock at 100% of the market price to the debenture holders.

 

For the quarter ending March 31, 2019, the Company issued an aggregate of 2,300,487 shares of common stock to debenture holders who elected to convert. See also Note 10.

 

On January 30, 2019, the Company issued 259,600 shares and on March 1, 2019, the Company issued an additional 262,780 shares (522,380 total shares) in connection with the Company’s acquisition of Virtual Generation (“VG”). Refer to Note 3.

Convertible Debt
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Notes to Financial Statements  
Convertible Debt

10. Convertible Debt

 

Convertible debt consists of Notes in USD and CAD issued in the first and second quarter of 2018. For the three months ended March 31, 2019, $919,824 ($864,623 principal plus $55,200 accrued interest) of convertible notes were redeemed for 2,300,487 of the Company’s common stock. At March 31, 2019, the Company has $7,774,208 principal debt plus accrued interest of $668,492 net of a discount of $3,300,942 and recorded a loss of $109,810 to account for the foreign currency translation of the debt issued in CAD.

Notes Payable
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Debt Disclosure [Abstract]  
Notes Payable

11. Notes Payable

 

In December 2014, the Company received a promissory note in the principal amount of CDN $500,000 (approximately USD $375,000) from Paymobile, a subsidiary of 2336414 of which the Company owned 666,664 common shares, that bears interest at a rate of 1% per month on the outstanding balance.

 

On January 30, the Company issued a promissory note of EUR 4,000,000 which had a net of discount value of EUR 3,665,255 ($4,193,374 U.S.) pursuant to their acquisition of Virtual Generation (“VG”). As of March 31, 2019 the note had a balance of $3,758,289 ($1,502,832 related party; $2,255,457 non-related party). See note 3.

Bank Loan Payable
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Debt Disclosure [Abstract]  
Bank Loan Payable

12. Bank Loan Payable

 

In September 2016, the Company obtained a loan of EUR 500,000 (approximately USD $580,000) from Intesa Sanpaolo Bank in Italy, which loan is secured by the Company's assets. The loan has an underlying interest rate of 4.5 points above Euro Inter Bank Offered Rate, subject to quarterly review and is amortized over 57 months ending March 31, 2021. Monthly repayments of EUR 9,760 (approximately USD $11,000) began in January 2017.

 

The Company made payments of EUR 29,300 (approximately USD $32,900 for the three months ended March 31, 2019 which included principal of approximately $29,100 and interest of approximately $3,800 for the three months ended March 31, 2019.

Warrants
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Notes to Financial Statements  
Warrants

13. Warrants

 

In connection with the private placement agreements entered into with accredited investors in the first and second quarter of 2018, for each USD $1,000 debenture unit the Company issued two-year warrants to purchase up to 1082.25 shares of the Company’s common stock and for each CDN $1,000 debenture unit the Company issued two-year warrants to purchase up to 832.50 shares of the Company’s common stock at an exercise price of $0.50 per share.

 

The fair value of the warrants was calculated using the Black-Scholes model on the date of issuance and was recorded as debt discount, which has been amortized as interest expense over the life of the debt.

 

The following assumptions were used to calculate the fair value at issuance for the warrants outstanding at March 31, 2019:

 

Exercise Price/share at Issuance   $0.50 - $0.625
Common Stock Price/share   $0.50 - $1.52
Volatility   222% – 231%
Term (Years)   2
Dividend Yield   0%
Interest Rate   2.22% – 2.56%
Forfeiture Risk   0%

 

A summary of warrant transactions during the three months ended March 31, 2019 is as follows:

 

   Warrant Shares  Weighted Average Exercise Price Per Common Share  Weighted Average Life
Outstanding at December 31, 2017   612,528   $0.54   1.37
Exercisable at December 31, 2017   561,528   $0.56  
Issued   767,064   $0.50   1.21
Cancelled   (216,000)  $0.63   2.00
Exercised   (326,088)  $0.58  
Expired   (124,440)  $0.58  
Outstanding at December 31, 2018   8,713,064   $0.50    
Exercisable at December 31, 2018   8,713,064   $0.50    
Issued   —     $—    
Canceled   —     $—    
Exercised   —     $—    
Expired   —     $—    
Outstanding at March 31, 2019   8,713,064   $0.50    
Exercisable at March 31, 2019   8,713,064   $0.50    
              

 

 

 

  

Revenues
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Revenues [Abstract]  
Revenues

14. Revenues

 

The following table represents disaggregated revenues from our gaming operations for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018. Turnover represents the total bets processed for the period, while Commission Revenue represents commissions on lotto ticket salesand Service Revenue is revenue invoiced for our ELYS software service and royalties invoiced for the sale of virtual products.

 

   Three Months Ended March 31,
   2019  2018
Turnover      
Turnover web-based  $86,575,901   $46,065,899 
Turnover land-based   50,399,564    44,493,960 
Total Turnover  $136,975,465   $90,559,859 
           
Winnings/Payouts          
Winnings web-based   82,262,937    42,617,996 
Winnings land-based   44,356,302    38,746,243 
Total Winnings/payouts   126,619,239    81,364,239 
           
Gross Gaming Revenues  $10,356,226   $9,195,620 
           
Less: ADM Gaming Taxes   1,193,746    766,833 
Net Gaming Revenues  $9,162,480   $8,428,787 
Add: Commission Revenues   29,073    99,001 
Add: Service Revenues   74,741    66,079 
Total Revenues  $9,266,294   $8,593,867 

Income Taxes
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Income Tax Disclosure [Abstract]  
Income Taxes

15. Income Taxes

 

The Company is incorporated in the United States of America and is subject to United States federal taxation. No provisions for income taxes have been made as the Company had no U.S. taxable income for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and March 31, 2018.

 

The Company's Italian subsidiaries are governed by the income tax laws of Italy. The corporate tax rate in Italy is 28.82% (IRES at 24% plus IRAP ordinary at 4.82%) on income reported in the statutory financial statements after appropriate tax adjustments.

 

The Company's Austrian subsidiaries are governed by the income tax laws of Austria. The corporate tax rate in Austria is 25% on income reported in the statutory financial statements after appropriate tax adjustments.

 

The Company's Canadian subsidiary is governed by the income tax laws of Canada and the Province of Ontario. The combined Federal and Provincial corporate tax rate in Canada is 26.5% on income reported in the statutory financial statements after appropriate tax adjustments.

 

On December 22, 2017, the President of the United States signed into law Public Law No. 115-97, commonly referred to as the Tax Reform Act, following its passage by the United States Congress. The Tax Act made significant changes to U.S. federal income tax laws, including reduction of the corporate tax rate from 35.0% to 21.0%, limitation of the deduction for net operating losses to 80.0% of current year taxable income and elimination of net operating loss carrybacks, one-time taxation of offshore earning at reduced rates regardless of whether they are repatriated, elimination of U.S. tax on foreign earnings (subject to certain important exceptions), immediate deductions for certain new investments instead of deductions for depreciation expense over time, and modifying or repealing many business deductions.

 

The Company continues to evaluate the accounting for uncertainty in tax positions at the end of each reporting period. The guidance requires companies to recognize in their financial statements the impact of a tax position if the position is more likely than not of being sustained if the position were to be challenged by a taxing authority. The position ascertained inherently requires judgment and estimates by management.

 

The Company has accumulated a net operating loss carry forwards (“NOL”) of approximately $4.0 million as of December 31, 2018 and continues to have losses from operations. As part of the Tax Act, NOL’s generated in 2018 and later are not subject to an expiration period and are available to offset 80% of taxable income in the year in which they are utilized. The federal and state NOL carryforwards generated prior to 2018 will begin to expire in 2026. For the three months ended March 31, 2019 the Company recorded additional losses and the possibility of future cumulative losses still exists. Accordingly, the Company has continued to maintain a valuation allowance against its net deferred tax assets. .

 

Under Italian tax law, the operating loss carryforwards available for offset against future profits can be used indefinitely. Operating loss carryforwards are only available for offset against national income tax, up to the limit of 80% of taxable annual income. This restriction does not apply to the operating loss incurred in the first three years of the Company's activity, which are therefore available for 100% offsetting.

 

Under Austrian tax law, the operating loss carryforwards available for offset against future profits can be used indefinitely. Operating loss carryforwards are only available for offset against national income tax, up to the limit of 75% of taxable annual income.

 

Under Canadian tax law, the operating loss carryforwards available for offset against future profits can be used indefinitely.

 

 

Subsequent events
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Subsequent events

16. Subsequent Events

 

The Company has evaluated subsequent events through the date the financial statements were issued and did not identify any other subsequent events that would have required adjustment or disclosure in the financial statements.

Nature of Business (Policies)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Nature Of Business  
Basis of Consolidation

Basis of Presentation

 

The accompanying unaudited consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (“GAAP”) for interim financial information and the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Accordingly, they do not include all of the information and footnotes required by U.S. GAAP for complete financial statements. In the opinion of management, all adjustments (consisting of normal recurring accruals) considered necessary for a fair presentation have been included. Operating results for the three and three months ended March 31, 2019 are not necessarily indicative of the results that may be expected for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019. The balance sheet at December 31, 2018 has been derived from the Company’s audited consolidated financial statements at that date but does not include all of the information and footnotes required by U.S. GAAP for complete financial statements. For further information, please refer to the consolidated financial statements and footnotes thereto included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

Nature of Business

Nature of Business

 

Newgioco Group, Inc. (“Newgioco Group” or the “Company”) was incorporated in the state of Delaware on August 26, 1998 as Pender International Inc. On September 30, 2005, the Company changed its name to Empire Global Corp., and on July 20, 2016 changed its name to Newgioco Group, Inc. The Company maintains its principal executive offices headquartered in Toronto, Canada with wholly-owned subsidiaries in Canada, Italy and Austria.

 

The Company’s subsidiaries include: Multigioco Srl (“Multigioco”), acquired on August 15, 2014, Rifa Srl (“Rifa”), acquired on January 1, 2015, and Ulisse GmbH (“Ulisse”) and Odissea Betriebsinformatik Beratung GmbH (“Odissea”) which were both acquired on July 1, 2016, Virtual Generation Limited (“VG”), acquired on January 30, 2019 and a non-operating subsidiary Newgioco Group, Inc. based in Canada.

 

Newgioco Group is a commercial stage and vertically integrated company operating in one line of business that provides certified Betting Platform Software (“BPS”) services to and the operating of leisure betting establishments situated throughout Italy and in 11 other countries. The Company is comprised of 3 geographically organized groups: an Operational Group; Technology Group; and a Corporate Group with approximately 70 employees organized as follows:

 

a)the Operational Group is based in Europe and maintains administrative and customer service offices headquartered in Rome, Italy with sub offices for operations administration, and risk management and trading in Naples and Teramo, Italy and Valetta, Malta;
b)the Technology Group is based in Innsbruck, Austria and manages software development, training and administration; and
c)the Corporate Group is based in North America which includes a head office situated in Toronto, Canada with a sub office in Scottsdale, Arizona through which our CEO, CFO and VP Corporate Development carry-out our corporate duties, handle day-to-day reporting and other operations such as U.S. development and planning, and through which various independent contractors and vendors are engaged.
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Policies)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Accounting Policies [Abstract]  
Basis of consolidation

Basis of consolidation

 

The consolidated financial statements include the financial statements of the Company and its subsidiaries, all of which are wholly-owned. All significant inter-company transactions are eliminated upon consolidation.

 

Certain items in prior periods were reclassified to conform to the current period presentation.

 

Use of estimates

Use of estimates

 

The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the dates of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenue and expenses during the reporting periods. Actual results could differ from those estimates. These estimates and assumptions include valuing equity securities issued in share-based payment arrangements, determining the fair value of assets acquired, allocation of purchase price, impairment of long-lived assets, the collectability of receivables and the value of deferred taxes and related valuation allowances. Certain estimates, including evaluating the collectability of receivables and advances, could be affected by external conditions, including those unique to our industry and general economic conditions. It is possible that these external factors could have an effect on our estimates that could cause actual results to differ from our estimates. We re-evaluate all of our accounting estimates at least quarterly based on these conditions and record adjustments when necessary.

Goodwill

Goodwill

 

The Company allocates the fair value of purchase consideration to the tangible and intangible assets acquired and liabilities assumed based on their estimated fair values. The excess of the fair value of purchase consideration over the fair values of these identifiable assets and liabilities is recorded as goodwill.

 

Such valuations require management to make significant estimates and assumptions, especially with respect to intangible assets. Significant estimates in valuing certain intangible assets include, but are not limited to, future expected cash flows from acquired users, acquired technology, and trade names from a market participant perspective, useful lives and discount rates. Management's estimates of fair value are based upon assumptions believed to be reasonable, but which are inherently uncertain and unpredictable and, as a result, actual results may differ from estimates.


The Company annually assesses whether the carrying value of its intangible assets exceeds their fair value and, if necessary, records an impairment loss equal to any such excess. Each interim reporting period, the Company assesses whether events or circumstances have occurred which indicate that the carrying amount of an intangible asset exceeds its fair value. If the carrying amount of the intangible asset exceeds its fair value, an asset impairment charge will be recognized in an amount equal to that excess. No asset impairment charges were incurred during the three months ended March 31, 2019 or March 31, 2018. For the three months ended March 31, 2019 approximately $5,000 in goodwill was recorded as part of an acquisition.

Long-Lived Assets

Long-Lived Assets

 

The Company evaluates the carrying value of our long-lived assets for impairment by comparing the expected undiscounted future cash flows of the assets to the net book value of the assets when events or circumstances indicate that the carrying amount of a long-lived asset may not be recoverable. If the expected undiscounted future cash flows are less than the net book value of the assets, the excess of the net book value over the estimated fair value will be charged to earnings.

 

Fair value is based upon discounted cash flows of the assets at a rate deemed reasonable for the type of asset and prevailing market conditions, appraisals, and, if appropriate, current estimated net sales proceeds from pending offers.

Derivative Financial Instruments

Derivative Financial Instruments

 

The Company does not use derivative instruments to hedge exposures to cash flow, market, or foreign currency risks. The Company evaluates all of its financial instruments, including convertible notes and stock purchase warrants, to determine if such instruments are derivatives or contain features that qualify as embedded derivatives. For derivative financial instruments that are accounted for as liabilities, the derivative instrument is initially recorded at its fair value and is then re-valued at each reporting date, with changes in the fair value reported as charges or credits to income.

 

For option-based simple derivative financial instruments, the Company uses the Black-Scholes option-pricing model to value the derivative instruments at inception and subsequent valuation dates. The classification of derivative instruments, including whether such instruments should be recorded as liabilities or as equity, is re-assessed at the end of each reporting period.

 

As a result of the adoption of ASU 2017-11 in the third quarter of 2018, the Company has no derivative financials instruments classified as a liability at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018.

Earnings Per Share

Earnings Per Share

 

Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) Accounting Standards Codification (“ASC”) 260, “Earnings Per Share” provides for calculation of “basic” and “diluted” earnings per share. Basic earnings per share includes no dilution and is computed by dividing net income (loss) available to common shareholders by the weighted average common shares outstanding for the period. Diluted earnings per share reflect the potential dilution of securities that could share in the earnings of an entity and include warrants granted and convertible debt. These potentially dilutive securities were included in the calculation of earnings per share for the three months ended March 31, 2018 but not for the three months ended March 31, 2019 because the effect would have been anti-dilutive. Accordingly, basic and diluted loss per common share is the same for the three months ended March 31, 2019.

 

The following is a reconciliation of weighted average shares and a calculation of earnings per share:

 

  

Three Months Ended

March 31,

   2019  2018
Net (Loss) Income   (3,105,216)   768,677 
           
Weighted Average Basic Shares   76,394,867    74,186,583 
Effect of dilutive securities   —      1,909,470 
Weighted Average diluted Shares   76,394,867    76,096,053 
           
(Loss) Earnings per share          
Basic   (0.04)   0.01 
Diluted   (0.04)   0.01 

 

 

 

 

Currency translation

Currency translation

 

The Company's subsidiaries operate in Europe with a functional currency of Euro and in Canada with a functional currency of Canadian dollars. In the consolidated financial statements, revenue and expense accounts are translated at the average rates during the period, assets and liabilities are translated at period-end rates and equity accounts are translated at historical rate. Translation adjustments arising from the use of different exchange rates from period to period are included as a component of stockholders' equity. Gains and losses from foreign currency transactions are recognized in current operations.

Revenue Recognition

Revenue Recognition

 

In May 2014, the FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (“ASU”) 2014-09, “Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606),” which requires revenue to be recognized when promised goods or services are transferred to customers in an amount that reflects the consideration that is expected to be received for those goods or services. ASU 2014-09 (“ASC Topic 606”) supersedes the existing revenue recognition guidance and is effective for interim and annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2017. The Company adopted ASC Topic 606 on January 1, 2018 and has determined that the new standard does not have a material impact on the nature and timing of revenues recognized.

 

Revenues from sports-betting, casino, cash and skill games, slots, bingo and horse race wagers represent the gross pay-ins (also referred to as turnover) from customers less gaming taxes and payouts to customers. Revenues are recorded when the game is closed which is representative of the point in time at which the Company has satisfied its performance obligation. In addition, the Company receives commissions from the sale of scratch tickets and other lottery games. Commissions are recorded when the ticket for scratch off tickets and lottery tickets are sold.

 

Revenues from the BPS include license fees, training, installation, and product support services. Revenue is recognized when transfer of control to the customer has been made and the Company’s performance obligation has been fulfilled. License fees are calculated as a percentage of each licensee’s level of activity and are contingent upon the licensee’s usage. The license fees were recognized on an accrual basis as earned.

Cash and Cash Equivalents

Cash and equivalents

 

The Company considers all highly liquid debt instruments with maturities of three months or less at the time acquired to be cash equivalents. The Company had no cash equivalents as of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018.

 

The Company primarily places its cash with high-credit quality financial institutions located in the United States which are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, in Canada which are insured by the Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation, in Italy which is insured by the Italian deposit guarantee fund Fondo Interbancario di Tutela dei Depositi (FITD) and in Germany which is a member of the Deposit Protection Fund of the Association of German Banks (Einlagensicherungsfonds des Bundesverbandes deutscher Banken).

Gaming accounts receivable

Gaming accounts receivable

 

Gaming accounts receivable represents gaming deposits made by customers to their online gaming accounts either directly by credit card, bank wire, e-wallet or other accepted method through one of our websites or indirectly by cash collected at the cashier of a betting shop but not yet credited to our bank accounts and subject to normal trade collection terms without discounts. The Company periodically evaluates the collectability of its gaming accounts receivable and considers the need to record or adjust an allowance for doubtful accounts based upon historical collection experience and specific customer information. Actual amounts could vary from the recorded estimates. The Company does not require collateral to support customer receivables. The Company recorded bad debt expense $nil and $6,354 for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively. All balances previously recorded as allowance for doubtful accounts were written off as uncollectible.

Gaming balances

Gaming account balances

 

Gaming account balances represent customer balances, including winnings and deposits, that are held as credits in online gaming accounts and have not as of yet been used or withdrawn by the customers. Customers can request payment from the Company at any time and the payment to customers can be made through bank wire, credit card, or cash disbursement from one of our locations. Online gaming account credit balances are non-interest bearing.

Fair Value Measurements

Fair Value Measurements

 

ASC Topic 820, Fair Value Measurement and Disclosures, defines fair value as the exchange price that would be received for an asset or paid to transfer a liability (an exit price) in the principal or most advantageous market for the asset or liability in an orderly transaction between market participants on the measurement date. This topic also establishes a fair value hierarchy which requires classification based on observable and unobservable inputs when measuring fair value. There are three levels of inputs that may be used to measure fair value:

 

Level 1: Observable inputs such as quoted prices (unadjusted) in active market for identical assets or liabilities.

 

Level 2: Inputs other than quoted prices that are observable, either directly or indirectly. These include quoted prices for similar assets or liabilities in active markets and quoted prices for identical or similar assets or liabilities in markets that are not active.

 

Level 3: Unobservable inputs in which little or no market data exists, therefore developed using estimates and assumptions developed by us, which reflect those that a market participant would use.

 

The carrying value of the Company's short-term investments, prepaid expenses, accounts receivables, other current assets, accounts payable and accrued liabilities, gaming account balance, and advances from shareholder approximate fair value because of the short-term maturity of these financial instruments.

 

On March 31, 2018, in connection with a settlement agreement with 2336414, the Company received 2,500,000 shares of common stock of Zoompass Holdings, Inc. The value of these shares are included in Investment in non-consolidated entities and is revalued every quarter with fluctuations in fair value recorded to earnings. The fair value of the investment is based on the closing price of the shares reported on the principal stock exchange on which they are traded. At March 31, 2019 the Company held 2,500,000 shares of Zoompass which traded at a closing price of $0.10, or value of $250,000. For the three months ended March 31, 2019, an unrealized loss of $25,000 related to the investment in Zoompass.

 

The following tables presents assets that are measured and recognized at fair value as of March 31, 2019 and March 31, 2018, on a recurring basis:

 

   March 31, 2019   
   Level 1  Level 2  Level 3 

Total Carrying

Value

Shares of Zoompass Holdings, Inc.  $250,000    —      —     $250,000 

 

   March 31, 2018   
   Level 1  Level 2  Level 3 

Total Carrying

Value

Shares of Zoompass Holdings, Inc.  $350,000    —      —     $350,000 

 

Property, plant and equipment

Property, plant and equipment

 

Property, plant and equipment are stated at acquisition cost less accumulated depreciation and adjustments for impairment losses. Expenditures are capitalized only when they increase the future economic benefits embodied in an item of property, plant and equipment. All other expenditures are recognized as expenses in the statement of income as incurred.

 

Depreciation is charged on a straight-line basis over the estimated remaining useful lives of the individual assets. Amortization commences from the time an asset is put into operation. The range of the estimated useful lives is as follows:

 

Trademarks / names 14 years  
Office equipment 5 years  
Office furniture 8 1/3 years  
Signs and displays 5 years  

 

Income Taxes

Income Taxes

 

We use the asset and liability method of accounting for income taxes in accordance with ASC Topic 740, “Income Taxes.” Under this method, income tax expense is recognized for the amount of: (i) taxes payable or refundable for the current year and (ii) deferred tax consequences of temporary differences resulting from matters that have been recognized in an entity's financial statements or tax returns. Deferred tax assets and liabilities are measured using enacted tax rates expected to apply to taxable income in the years in which those temporary differences are expected to be recovered or settled. The effect on deferred tax assets and liabilities of a change in tax rates is recognized in the results of operations in the period that includes the enactment date. A valuation allowance is provided to reduce the deferred tax assets reported if based on the weight of the available positive and negative evidence, it is more likely than not some portion or all of the deferred tax assets will not be realized.

 

ASC Topic 740-10-30 clarifies the accounting for uncertainty in income taxes recognized in an enterprise's financial statements and prescribes a recognition threshold and measurement attribute for the financial statement recognition and measurement of a tax position taken or expected to be taken in a tax return. ASC Topic 740.10.40 provides guidance on derecognition, classification, interest and penalties, accounting in interim periods, disclosure, and transition. We have no material uncertain tax positions for any of the reporting periods presented.

 

The recently passed comprehensive tax reform bill could adversely affect our business and financial condition.

 

The Company has elected to include interest and penalties related to uncertain tax positions, if determined, as a component of income tax expense.

 

In Italy, tax years beginning 2015 forward, are open and subject to examination, while in Austria companies are open and subject to inspection for five years and ten years for inspection of serious infractions. In the United States and Canada, tax years beginning 2015 forward, are subject to examination. The Company is not currently under examination and it has not been notified of a pending examination.

Comprehensive Income (Loss)

Comprehensive Income (Loss)

 

Comprehensive income (loss) is defined as the change in equity of a business enterprise during a period from transactions and other events and circumstances from non-owner sources, including foreign currency translation adjustments and unrealized gains and losses on marketable securities.

 

The Company adopted FASB ASC 220-10-45, “Reporting Comprehensive Income”. ASC 220-10-45 establishes standards for reporting and presentation of comprehensive income and its components in a full set of financial statements. Comprehensive income consists of net income and unrealized gains (losses) on available for sale marketable securities; foreign currency translation adjustments and changes in market value of future contracts that qualify as a hedge; and negative equity adjustments.

Investment in Non-consolidated Entities

Investment in Non-Consolidated Entities

 

Investments in non-consolidated entities consists of 2,500,000 shares of Zoompass Holdings and is accounted for at fair value, with changes recognized into earnings in accordance with ASU 2016-1, “Financial Instruments – Overall (Subtopic 825-10):  Recognition and Measurement of Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities.”

 

Net unrealized (losses) recorded to earnings related to these securities were $25,000 for the three months ended March 31, 2019.

Recent Accounting Pronouncements Not Yet Adopted

Recent Accounting Pronouncements Not Yet Adopted

 

In August 2018, the FASB issued ASU No. 2018-13, Fair Value Measurement (Topic 820): Disclosure Framework-Changes to the Disclosure Requirements for Fair Value Measurement. The purpose of this updated guidance is to improve the effectiveness and disclosures in the notes to the financial statements. The ASU removes the requirement to disclose the amount of and reasons for transfers between Level 1 and Level 2 of the fair value hierarchy; removes the policy for timing of transfers between levels; and removes the disclosure related to the valuation process for Level 3 fair value measurements. The ASU also modifies existing disclosure requirements which relate to the disclosure for investments in certain entities which calculate net asset value and clarifies the disclosure about uncertainty in the measurements as of the reporting date. For all entities, the effective date for this guidance is fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019, including interim periods within the reporting period, with early adoption permitted. Entities are also allowed to elect early adoption of the eliminated or modified disclosure requirements and delay adoption of the new disclosure requirements until their effective date. The Company is currently evaluating the impact of the new guidance on its consolidated financial statements.

 

In January 2017, the FASB issued ASU No. 2017-04, Intangibles-Goodwill and Other (Topic 350): Simplifying the Test for Goodwill Impairment. The main objective of this guidance is to simplify the accounting for goodwill impairment by requiring that impairment charges be based upon the first step in the current two-step impairment test under ASC 350. Currently, if the fair value of a reporting unit is lower than its carrying amount (Step 1), an entity calculates any impairment charge by comparing the implied fair value of goodwill with its carrying amount (Step 2). The implied fair value of goodwill is calculated by deducting the fair value of all assets and liabilities of the reporting unit from the reporting unit’s fair value as determined in Step 1. To determine the implied fair value of goodwill, entities estimate the fair value of any unrecognized intangible assets and any corporate-level assets or liabilities that were included in the determination of the carrying amount and fair value of the reporting unit in Step 1. Under this guidance, if a reporting unit’s carrying amount exceeds its fair value, an entity will record an impairment charge based on that difference. The impairment charge will be limited to the amount of goodwill allocated to that reporting unit. This guidance eliminates the requirement to calculate a goodwill impairment charge using Step 2. This guidance does not change the guidance on completing Step 1 of the goodwill impairment test. Under this guidance, an entity will still be able to perform the current optional qualitative goodwill impairment assessment before determining whether to proceed to Step 1. The guidance in the ASU will be applied prospectively and is effective for the Company for annual and interim impairment tests performed in periods beginning after December 15, 2019. The Company does not expect the adoption of this ASU to have a significant impact on its consolidated financial statements.

 

In February 2016, the FASB issued ASU 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842). ASU 2016-02 requires that a lessee recognize the assets and liabilities that arise from operating leases. A lessee should recognize in the statement of financial position a liability to make lease payments (the lease liability) and a right of use asset representing its right to use the underlying asset for the lease term. For leases with a term of 12 months or less, a lessee is permitted to make an accounting policy election by class of underlying asset not to recognize lease assets and lease liabilities. In transition, lessees and lessors are required to recognize and measure leases at the beginning of the earliest period presented using a modified retrospective approach. Public business entities should apply the amendments in ASU 2016-02 for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2018, including interim periods within those fiscal years. Early application is permitted for all public business entities and all nonpublic business entities upon issuance. The Company is currently continuing to evaluate the impact of our pending adoption of ASU 2016-02 on our consolidated financial statements. The Company (as an EGC) that is taking advantage of the extended transition period offered to private entities would apply this for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019. The Company is currently evaluating the impact of adopting ASU 2016-02 on its consolidated financial statements.

 

The Company has reviewed all recently issued, but not yet adopted, accounting standards in order to determine their effects, if any, on our consolidated results of operations, financial position, and cash flows. Based on that review, the Company believes that none of these pronouncements will have a significant effect on current or future earnings or operations.

 

Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Accounting Policies [Abstract]  
Earnings per share

 

  

Three Months Ended

March 31,

   2019  2018
Net (Loss) Income   (3,105,216)   768,677 
           
Weighted Average Basic Shares   76,394,867    74,186,583 
Effect of dilutive securities   —      1,909,470 
Weighted Average diluted Shares   76,394,867    76,096,053 
           
(Loss) Earnings per share          
Basic   (0.04)   0.01 
Diluted   (0.04)   0.01 

Fair value Measurements

   March 31, 2019   
   Level 1  Level 2  Level 3 

Total Carrying

Value

Shares of Zoompass Holdings, Inc.  $250,000    —      —     $250,000 

 

   March 31, 2018   
   Level 1  Level 2  Level 3 

Total Carrying

Value

Shares of Zoompass Holdings, Inc.  $350,000    —      —     $350,000 

 

Property, plant and equipment useful life
Trademarks / names   14 years 
Office equipment   5 years 
Office furniture   8 1/3 years 
Signs and displays   5 years 
Acquisitions (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Business Combinations [Abstract]  
Purchase Price - Acquisitions
      Remaining Useful Life
Cash  $47,268    
Current assets   221,287    
Property, Plant and Equipment   41,473   1-3 years
Identifiable intangible assets:   310,028    
Less: liabilities assumed   (121,247)   
Total identifiable assets less liabilities assumed   188,781    
Intangible assets acquired   4,000,000    
Total purchase price   4,193,374    
Excess purchase price  $4,594    
Intangible Assets (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Abstract]  
Intangibles
   March 31, 2019  December 31, 2018  Life (years)
Betting Platform Software  $1,685,371   $1,685,371    15 
Ulisse Bookmaker License   9,724,244    9,724,244    —   
Multigioco and Rifa ADM Licenses   970,422    970,422    1.5 - 7 
VG Licenses   4,000,000    —      —   
Location contracts   1,000,000    1,000,000    5 - 7 
Customer relationships   870,927    870,927    10 - 15 
Trademarks/names   110,000    110,000    14 
Websites   40,000    40,000    5 
    18,400,964    14,400,964      
Accumulated amortization   (1,932,453)   (1,817,507)     
Balance  $16,468,511   $12,583,457      
Other Long Term Liabilities (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Other Long Term Liabilities Tables Abstract  
Other Long Term Liabilities
   March 31, 2019  December 31, 2018
Severance liability  $182,145   $168,706 
Customer deposit balance   437,846    440,021 
Total other long term liabilities  $619,991   $608,727 
Related party transactions and balances (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Related Party Transactions [Abstract]  
Related party transactions and balances
   March 31, 2019  December 31, 2018
Gold Street Capital Corp.  $44,683   $39,237 
Total advances from stockholders  $44,683   $39,237 
Warrants (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Notes to Financial Statements  
Black-scholes modle
Exercise Price/share at Issuance   $0.50 - $0.625
Common Stock Price/share   $0.50 - $1.52
Volatility   222% – 231%
Term (Years)   2
Dividend Yield   0%
Interest Rate   2.22% – 2.56%
Forfeiture Risk   0%
Summary of Warrants
   Warrant Shares  Weighted Average Exercise Price Per Common Share  Weighted Average Life
Outstanding at December 31, 2017   612,528   $0.54   1.37
Exercisable at December 31, 2017   561,528   $0.56    
Issued   767,064   $0.50   1.21
Cancelled   (216,000)  $0.63   2.00
Exercised   (326,088)  $0.58  
Expired   (124,440)  $0.58  
Outstanding at December 31, 2018   8,713,064   $0.50    
Exercisable at December 31, 2018   8,713,064   $0.50    
Issued   —     $—    
Canceled   —     $—    
Exercised   —     $—    
Expired   —     $—    
Outstanding at March 31, 2019   8,713,064   $0.50    
Exercisable at March 31, 2019   8,713,064   $0.50    
              
Revenues (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Accounting Policies [Abstract]  
Revenue

 

   Three Months Ended March 31,
   2019  2018
Turnover      
Turnover web-based  $86,575,901   $46,065,899 
Turnover land-based   50,399,564    44,493,960 
Total Turnover  $136,975,465   $90,559,859 
           
Winnings/Payouts          
Winnings web-based   82,262,937    42,617,996 
Winnings land-based   44,356,302    38,746,243 
Total Winnings/payouts   126,619,239    81,364,239 
           
Gross Gaming Revenues  $10,356,226   $9,195,620 
           
Less: ADM Gaming Taxes   1,193,746    766,833 
Net Gaming Revenues  $9,162,480   $8,428,787 
Add: Commission Revenues   29,073    99,001 
Add: Service Revenues   74,741    66,079 
Total Revenues  $9,266,294   $8,593,867 

Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Details 1) - USD ($)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Mar. 31, 2018
Summary Of Significant Accounting Policies    
Net Income (Loss) $ (3,105,216) $ 768,677
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding basic 76,394,867 74,186,583
Effect of dilutive securities 1,909,470
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding diluted 76,394,867 76,096,053
Net Income (Loss) per common share - basic $ (0.04) $ 0.01
Net Income (Loss) per common share - diluted $ (0.04) $ 0.01
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Details 2) - USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2019
Mar. 31, 2018
Fair Value, Investment $ 250,000 $ 350,000
Level 1[Member]    
Fair Value, Investment $ 250,000 $ 350,000
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Details 3)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Trademarks / names [Member]  
Useful Life 14 years
Office equipment [Member]  
Useful Life 5 years
Office furniture [Member]  
Useful Life 8 years 4 months
Signs and displays [Member]  
Useful Life 5 years
Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Details 4) - USD ($)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Mar. 31, 2018
Accounting Policies [Abstract]    
Bad Debt Expense $ 6,354
Acquisition- Purchase price (Details) - Virtual Generation [Member]
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
USD ($)
Business Combination, Separately Recognized Transactions [Line Items]  
Cash $ 47,268
Current assets 221,287
Property, Plant and Equipment 41,473
Identifiable intangible assets: $ 310,028
Remaining useful life 1 year
Less: liabilities assumed $ (121,247)
Total identifiable assets less liabilities assumed 188,781
Intangible assets acquired 4,000,000
Total purchase price 4,193,374
Excess purchase price $ 4,594
Acquisitions (Details Narrative)
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 5 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Jan. 30, 2019
USD ($)
shares
Jan. 30, 2019
EUR (€)
shares
Mar. 31, 2019
USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2018
USD ($)
May 31, 2018
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
May 31, 2018
EUR (€)
shares
Dec. 31, 2016
shares
Jan. 30, 2019
EUR (€)
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                
Issuance of common stock, value     $ (196,783)        
Ulisse [Member]                
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                
Purchase price         $ 11,700,000 € 10,000,000    
Share issued for acquisition | shares         4,735,600 4,735,600 3,331,200  
Agreement             option to resell to the Company 50% of the shares of common stock (or 1,665,600 shares) issued in consideration for the purchase price at a fixed price of USD $0.50 per share (the “Ulisse Put Option”)  
Purchase price paid in cash         $ 5,850,000 € 5,000,000    
Share price | $ / shares         $ 1.18      
Multigioco [Member]                
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                
Repurchased and retired shares, share | shares         2,040,000 2,040,000    
Repurchased and retired shares, value         $ 595,000      
Virtual Generation [Member]                
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                
Purchase price | €   € 4,000,000            
Issuance of common stock, shares | shares 522,380 522,380            
Issuance of common stock, value   € 89,000 195,220          
Purchase price paid in cash | €   € 108,000            
Note issued for acquistion $ 4,193,374   3,758,289         € 3,665,255
Number of payments 23 23            
Payments on Loan $ 104,000              
Total payments | €               € 2,392,000
Principal payments     240,015          
Interest payments     $ 2,354          
Intangible Assets - Intangibles (Details) - USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Intangible assets, gross $ 18,400,964 $ 14,400,964
Accumulated amortization (1,932,453) (1,817,507)
Intangible assets 16,468,511 12,583,457
Betting Operating System [Member]    
Intangible assets, gross 1,685,371 1,685,371
Ulisse Bookmaker License [Member]    
Intangible assets, gross 9,724,244 9,724,244
Multigioco and Rifa ADM Licenses [Member]    
Intangible assets, gross 970,422 970,422
VG Licenses [Member]    
Intangible assets, gross 4,000,000
Location contracts [Member]    
Intangible assets, gross 1,000,000 1,000,000
Customer relationships [Member]    
Intangible assets, gross 870,927 870,927
Trademarks/names [Member]    
Intangible assets, gross 110,000 110,000
Website [Member]    
Intangible assets, gross $ 40,000 $ 40,000
Intangible Assets - Useful life (Details)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Betting Operating System [Member]  
Useful Life 15 years
Land-based Licenses [Member] | Minimum [Member]  
Useful Life 1 year 5 months
Land-based Licenses [Member] | Maximum[Member]  
Useful Life 7 years
Location contracts [Member] | Minimum [Member]  
Useful Life 5 years
Location contracts [Member] | Maximum[Member]  
Useful Life 7 years
Customer relationships [Member] | Minimum [Member]  
Useful Life 10 years
Customer relationships [Member] | Maximum[Member]  
Useful Life 15 years
Trademarks/names [Member]  
Useful Life 14 years
Website [Member]  
Useful Life 5 years
Intangible Assets (Details Narrative) - USD ($)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Mar. 31, 2018
Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Abstract]    
Amortization Expense $ 115,000 $ 113,000
Other Long Term Liabilities (Details) - USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Other long term liabilities $ 619,991 $ 608,728
Severance liability [Member]    
Other long term liabilities 182,145 168,706
Customer deposit balance [Member]    
Other long term liabilities $ 437,846 $ 440,021
Line of Credit-Bank (Details Narrative)
Mar. 31, 2019
USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2019
EUR (€)
Dec. 31, 2018
USD ($)
Line of credit - bank $ 825,000   $ 750,000
Revolving Line of Credit [Member]      
Line of credit 1,000,000    
Security Deposit $ 1,000,000    
Interest rate 3.00% 3.00%  
Multigioco [Member]      
Line of credit - bank $ 340,000 € 300,000  
Interest rate 5.00% 5.00%  
Rifa [Member]      
Line of credit - bank $ 57,000 € 50,000  
Interest rate 5.00% 5.00%