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By Vered Weiss On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Amaya’s David Baazov Cashes In on PokerStars, Gambling Regulation

  David Baazov, CEO of Amaya discussed investigations, the acquisition of Pokerstars, regulation and sales in the U.S in an interview with Canada’s Business News Network. Regulators in Quebec More...

By Vered Weiss On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Amaya Hits the Jackpot with PokerStars Acquisition

Amaya made a good move acquiring Rational Group and now it has seen revenues rise an amazing 512% to 239 million over the mere 38 million the year before. Its adjusted income rose 91% to $70 million from just 6.8 More...

By Contributing Author On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Michigan becomes fifth U.S. State to bring online poker back

By Contributing Author Finally, after 20 long years, Black Friday marks a new era in the history of Poker. The state of Michigan has become one of the few states in the U.S. to legalize online poker, alongside More...

By Contributing Author On Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Jewish Billionaire’s Casino Giant Pulls Out of Japan Bid

By Contributing Author The Las Vegas Sands Corporation, owned by Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who is also the company’s CEO, has recently pulled out of its bid to open an integrated casino resort in Japan. More...

By Contributing Author On Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Biggest Israel-Founded igaming Companies

  By Contributing Author Online gambling is a profitable industry throughout the globe. Interestingly enough, Israel is home to some of the most successful companies in the online gaming industry. What is More...

By Contributing Author On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Jewish Entrepreneurs Big In Online Gambling  

By Contributing Author While it is illegal for Israelis to engage in on line gambling, many gaming web sites are actually based in Israel. Their development and support offices can be found throughout Startup More...

By Shai Genish On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

William Hill Abandons Amaya ‘Merger of Equals’ on Investor Dissent

  William Hill Plc and PokerStars owner Amaya Inc. of Canada ended merger discussions after the U.K. bookmaker’s largest shareholder voiced opposition to the move. Amaya and William Hill PLC Oct 10 said More...

By Ilan Shavit On Sunday, October 9th, 2016

William Hill and Amaya in talks to create $5.7 billion betting giant

  The Boards of The UK’s William Hill PLC and Canada’s Amaya Inc. confirm that they are in discussions that could lead to a $5.7 billion all share merger of equals. The merger would be classified as a More...

By Clive Minchom On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Former Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov involve in kickback scheme, watchdog says

   In what is called “the biggest insider trading investigation in Canadian history”,  Quebec’s securities watchdog, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) said  it has uncovered a system More...

By Niva Goldberg On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Amaya CEO Charged In Insider Trading and stock manipulation

Amaya Inc. CEO David Baazov has been charged Wednesday in an insider trading and stock manipulation, by Quebec securities regulators. Baazov, president, board chairman and a significant shareholder of the More...

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