Tag Archives: Amaya

Swing! Metric Gaming announces deal with Betstars

Sportsbook platform provider and sports betting services specialist Metric Gaming today announced a commercial agreement with Amaya, the world’s largest publicly listed online gambling company. This deal is in relation to the provision of Metric’s pre-game, live and SuperLive® golf pricing feeds for Amaya’s Betstars sportsbook brand. Metric’s market leading pricing feed package will include classic pre-game markets, daily wagering opportunities on …

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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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PokerStars rolls out UK betting product

Amaya Inc igaming brand PokerStars this weekend launched its sports betting product for the UK market, processing sports betting wagers on select markets via the PokerStars 7 client. PokerStars’ sports betting product at present is offering a limited selection of sports markets to its UK player base. Sports betting markets available on the client include football, basketball, tennis, rugby union …

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Scott Longley – Disney shows Daily Fantasy Sports is no Mickey Mouse market

Scott Longley, Editorial Director of Regulus Partners, examines the upheaval in the fantasy sports industry caused by last week’s arrival of Disney.  No sooner had Amaya announced last week its intention to enter the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) market in the US, than DraftKings dramatically – and appropriately given the provenance of the competition – raised the stakes. News reports …

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NYX Gaming takes Chartwell and Cryptologic businesses for £80m

NYX Gaming Group has snapped up the Chartwell Technology and Cryptologic businesses from Amaya via a share purchase agreement valued at CA$150,000,000 (£80.8m). The transaction is anticipated to close before the end of the third quarter of 2015 and is subject to financing and other customary closing conditions. Amaya said that the sale is consistent with its previously announced plan …

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Amaya maintains innocence over insider trading investigation

Amaya has reiterated that it believes the company has done nothing wrong after a Quebec court’s decision to lift the publication ban on the redacted warrant and supporting affidavit for the search of various entities, including Amaya, in mid-December 2014 by Quebec’s securities regulator AMF. The searches were related to the AMF’s investigation into trading in Amaya securities leading up …

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Gamescale offers content from NYX OGS

Gamescale, a full service provider for online casinos, has teamed up with NYX Gaming Group to offer the NYX OGS to its customers.  Having launched in 2010, and supporting several clients from their base in Malta, Gamescale can now provide a whole range of content from NYX OGS. Gamescale launched earlier this week with an initial set of games from …

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Warwick Bartlett on tax – The Only Way is Up

 Warwick Bartlett, CEO of Global Betting and Gaming Consultants, discusses how government’s approach taxation means that rates are more likely to go up than down. The most pleasing sight at ICE 2015 was to see some of the younger companies which two years ago took the smallest booths are now spending upward of £250,000 on impressive stands.  Such companies have …

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Amaya ahead of schedule for PokerStars sportsbook launch

In its consumer business update Amaya Gaming, parent company of PokerStars stated that it was ahead of schedule in the upcoming launch of its sports betting product. The operator expects to launch the product by Q1 2014 The sports betting product will initially launch within the PokerStars poker client within certain markets. PokerStars will gradually add more markets as well …

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