Tag archive for ‘David Baazov’
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...

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 More...

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 More...

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 More...

Amaya CEO David Baazov plans $2.8 billion bid to buy the company

David Baazov, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, of Amaya Inc. – owner of the PokerStars online gambling website – and a group of investors are planning to take the company private in an all-cash More...

News On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

New York AG Eric Schneiderman Threatens DFS Industry with $3 Billion in Fines

General Eric Schneiderman has the DFS industry in his crosshairs and is itching to pull the trigger. Schneiderman’s pre-Christmas injunction to bar DraftKings and FanDuel from operating in New York State More...

News Brief On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

David Baazov Wins Vote Of Confidence From Amaya Shareholders

Shareholders overwhelmingly voted to keep David Baazov as CEO of Amaya. If Amaya’s shareholders are concerned about the company’s direction, they certainly didn’t show it at their annual meeting. On More...

Lilach Weissman On Friday, February 13th, 2015

David Baazov Doesn’t Anticipate Losing His Shirt in Newest Investigation

  Amaya has been hit with a second wave of investigations, this time from the United States’ Financial Industries Regulation Authority into possible insider trading, according to casino.org. The More...

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...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Entrepreneur David Baazov Crowned ‘King of Online Gambling’ by Forbes

In its December magazine, Forbes has profiled Amaya Gaming Group CEO David Baazov,  detailing his bold 2014 acquisition of privately held poker operator Rational Group (owners of PokerStars and Full Tilt). More...

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