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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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OLG Toronto gambling tender to be ‘High Stakes’ for Caesars Entertainment

Canadian news sources have reported that the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) will select an external gambling firm to run its operations for casino and slot machine services within the Greater Toronto Area. Launching a tender, OLG seeks a gambling enterprise to run its Toronto area racetracks of Ajax Downs and Woodbine as well as its Great Blue Heron …

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Amaya Inc appoints Dr. Jerry Bowskill as new technology lead

Toronto TSX-listed online gambling group Amaya Inc, continues the restructuring of its executive leadership team announcing the appointment of Dr. Jerry Bowskill as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with immediate effect. A seasoned technology infrastructure veteran, Bowskill joins Amaya from industry private consultancy Partis Solutions. Bowskill has further industry technology development and delivery experience having served as Lead Technology Architect for …

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Jackpotjoy Plc appoints Irina Cornides as CEO of gaming properties

Updating the market, London-listed igaming group Jackpotjoy Plc has confirmed the promotion of Irina Cornides as CEO of its Jackpotjoy gaming division, the operator’s flagship online gambling brand. Cornides is promoted to the PLC leadership position, having served as Chief Revenue Officer for Intertain Bahamas, the former holding company for Jackpotjoy assets under the management of Intertain Group (Toronto TSX). …

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Mark Frissora confident of new look Caesars future prospects

Speaking to Bloomberg News, Mark Frissora Chief Executive of Caesars Entertainment Corp (CEC) has laid out the three main objectives that will lead his firm’s recovery and add greater value for shareholders. Frissora and CEC executives are handling the final proceedings of the bankruptcy of the firm’s operating unit Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC). Frissora told Bloomberg that he expects …

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Amaya Inc appoints Brian Kyle as new CFO

Toronto TSX-listed Amaya Inc has confirmed the appointment of Brian Kyle as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), replacing the departing Daniel Sebag as group finance leader. Kyle is expected to takeover full CFO duties from 19 June. An experienced 25-year tech enterprise CFO, Kyle joins Amaya from IT operations and software infrastructure specialist Pivot Technology Solutions. “Brian will be a …

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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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Strengthened NYX Group seeks to establish its position as leading industry player in 2017

Publishing NYX Gaming Group’s full-year 2016 fiscal results, CEO Matt Davey has stated that his firm is prepared to lead industry omni-channel solutions and technology having significantly grown its operations through strategic M&A during a transformative year for the Toronto TSX-listed business. Presenting FY 2016 results, an enlarged NYX group would report corporate revenues of CAD $164 million (£93 million), …

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David Baazov continues share sale of Amaya equity

Former Amaya Inc Chief Executive David Baazov has reduced his shareholding in the Toronto TSX-listed firm to just 3.8% of common shares following the disposal of 12 million shares over the past two days. Updating the market, Amaya informed that Baazov had sold 12 million shares at a target price of CAD $22.31, netting their former leader CAD $268 million …

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Jackpotjoy Plc debuts on London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) welcomed its latest gaming/betting listed enterprise Jackpotjoy Plc this Wednesday. Debuting on the London exchange as the ‘world’s largest online bingo operator’ Jackpotjoy Plc, formerly Toronto TSX-listed Intertain Group closed its first day of LSE trading securing a share price of 645p. Headed up by new Chief Executive Andrew McIver, JackpotJoy had first stated its …

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