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Cheap and deep Pokerstars MEGASTACK heads to Malta

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Malta’s Portomaso Casino is to see a return of the Pokerstars MEGASTACK series, following a successful stop earlier this year. The addition to the schedule will see the grassroots tournament stage it’s €40,000 guaranteed main event between 19-22 October, with online satellites running from September 24 to October 18. Aimed at delivering live poker at a low cost, the appeal …

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The Stars Group ups 2017 earnings guidance following ‘busy’ H1 2017

Toronto TSX-listed The Stars Group (formerly Amaya Inc) has today published its H1 2017 interim results (period ending 30 June) detailing continued growth across all its core reporting metrics. Driven by high player activity across its product channels, Stars Group would report H1 2017 group revenues of $622 million, up 8% on corresponding 2016’s $574 million. A pleased Stars Group …

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PokerStars tops Italian casino charts

Issuing a market update, Amaya Inc subsidiary PokerStars has declared that its online casino product has become ‘Italian market leader’ just two years after being officially launched. Backing its claim, PokerStars points to a June report by regulator the Amministrazione Autonoma dei Monopoli di Stato (AAMS), in which its online casino has taken circa 8.85% of GGR market share. PokerStars …

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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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Amaya promotes David Carrion to Director of Marketing for PokerStars

Updating the market, Toronto-listed Amaya Inc has confirmed the promotion of David Carrion to the leadership position of Director of Marketing for its PokerStars division. Carrion has been involved with PokerStars marketing and operations since 2010, joining the online poker room under the management of Rational Group. Carrion has worked on a number of international expansion projects for the PokerStars …

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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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Amaya Inc declares strong start to 2017 as company records all-metric growth

Toronto-listed online gaming group Amaya Inc has declared a strong start to 2017 as the company progresses on its product diversification strategy. Updating the market on its Q1 2017 performance (period ending 31 March), Amaya governance would declare ‘all-metric’ growth across its core reporting benchmarks, as the company records $317 million in group revenues. The operator reports that its online poker …

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Amaya confirms appointment of William Hill’s Robin Chhabra

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Amaya has confirmed the appointment of William Hill’s Group Director of Strategy and Corporate Development Robin Chhabra, who is expected to make the move in September 2017. Following a brief garden leave from William Hill, Chhabra will fill the newly created position of Chief Corporate Development Officer at Amaya, reporting to company CEO Rafi Ashkenazi. Ashkenazi commented: “Robin Chhabra’s deep …

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Amaya hits ‘record revenues’ despite poker being hit by currency fluctuations

Presenting its full-year 2016 results, Toronto-listed Amaya Inc was pleased to report ‘a record year of revenues’ as the company looks continues to diversify its product portfolio and increase its profile within regulated online gambling markets. Amaya governance would declare full-year 2016 group revenues of $1.15 billion up 8% on corresponding FY 2015’s $1.07 billion. The operator would hit ‘record …

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Amaya ups 2016 revenue & earnings guidance but warns of 2017 currency impacts

The governance of Toronto TSX-listed Amaya Inc has this morning issued an update to the firm’s full-year 2016 guidance, adjusting upwards its top-line metrics for revenue and earnings results. In its latest trading update, Amaya governance details that FY 2016 revenues will range between $1.153-1.158 billion, as compared to its previous guidance of $1.137-1.157 billion. Further positives see Amaya governance …

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