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PokerStars extends Bolt coverage with IAAF Monaco Diamond League sponsorship

Amaya Inc online poker subsidiary PokerStars has furthered its brand coverage partnership with new poker ambassador Usain Bolt, confirming that it will sponsor the upcoming  IAAF Monaco Diamond League athletics meeting at the Stade Louis II Stadium on July 21. PokerStars will provide the bibs for all eight athletes competing in the men’s 100m race, as they tune up for …

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‘Speed & Smarts’ Usain Bolt joins Team PokerStars

Amaya Inc online poker subsidiary PokerStars, has announced Usain Bolt, the world greatest sprint athlete as its new Brand Ambassador. This weekend Bolt announced joining Team PokerStars’ marketing initiative ‘Im All-in’ via his Facebook Page. Bolt, an eight-time Olympic gold medallist, issued a challenge to Team PokerStars comedian and actor Kevin Hart who joined the poker room as an ambassador …

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PokerStars launches poker and casino games in Portugal

PokerStars has launched poker and casino games in Portugal, after being granted a local license within Portugal’s recently developed, independent regulatory and licensing regime. PokerStars will offer Portuguese players games such as blackjack and roulette (single and multi-player) on both desktop and all mobile devices. The Amaya-owned company will maintain the highest levels of player fund protection by segregating Portuguese …

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Foxe Catcher! BetStars scores Leicester City European betting partnership

English Premier League Champions Leicester City FC have announced Amaya Inc online betting subsidiary BetStars as its official European Betting Partner as the Foxes make their Champions League debut in season 2016/17. Announcing the partnership this morning, Leicester City management detailed that the BetStars brand would receive high coverage placement throughout The King Power Stadium (capacity: 32,000) during season 2016/17 …

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Amaya stakeholders tight-lipped on company future

Amaya INC governance has met with shareholders at yesterday’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), discussing the company’s current position regarding the potential management takeover by former CEO & Chairman David Baazov. Company stakeholders remained tight-lipped regarding discussions, disclosing no information to news sources (media were not allowed at the AGM). The AGM was the first meeting between Amaya governance and investors …

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PokerStars launches new sports betting offering in France

PokerStars has expanded its sports betting offering with the launch of BetStars.fr, an Amaya Inc. brand. The beta version is now available to French sports bettors online at BetStars.fr, on iOS and Android mobile devices, and in the PokerStars.fr desktop client. The current beta version of BetStars.fr offers seven popular sports for customers to bet on, with plans to grow …

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Full Tilt joins PokerStars platform

Amaya have announced that Full Tilt will join the PokerStars platform this spring to form one market-leading poker product. Following the merger, each site will retain its own look with a few unique promotions. As reported in Casino News, the two biggest names in poker industry are coming together to form a gaming powerhouse on the biggest online platform in …

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PokerStars replaces regular heads-up cash games

PokerStars has announced that it will be replacing regular heads-up cash games with its Zoom variant as it continues efforts to become more amateur-friendly. As reported by Bluff Europe, the move from the world’s largest online poker site was revealed earlier this week via emails sent to regular heads-up cash game players and has been designed to reduce ‘predatory behaviour’ and ‘enhance the …

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Spillemyndigheden grants PokerStars Danish sports betting licence

Amaya Inc subsidiary PokerStars has confirmed that it has been granted a sports betting license by Danish gambling authority Spillemyndigheden. Issuing a statement, Amaya detailed that the PokerStars brand had been granted a temporary one year sports betting operator licence. PokerStars management will further move to apply for a full five year licence tenure. The PokerStars brand will be allowed …

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PokerStars launches live California poker tournaments to support iPoker

Amaya Inc brand PokerStars has launched a series of California live tournaments named ‘Let California Play’ to raise awareness for internet poker and support for Californian pro-poker legislation. PokerStars has partnered with two Californian Indian tribes and three Los Angles card rooms to help host the tournaments. The online poker operator further confirmed the launch of website Californians4ipoker.com. A number …

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