Monthly Archives: June 2017

Amaya Takes PokerStars to India

Pokerstars to go into India

India looks set to be the next country to fall under the PokerStars spell. Canadian online gambling operator Amaya Inc. is in the process of finalising a business partnership that will see it take its online Poker brand to the Asian subcontinent later this year. CEO Rafi Ashkenazi said the Amaya had already received permission


SIGA Holds Ground Breaking Ceremony

SIGA Ceremony

The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority and the Border Tribal Council recently held a dedicated ceremony to break ground and to mark the commencement of the construction of a new land-based casino in the city of Lloydminster in Saskatchewan. The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) revealed a few months prior to the ceremony that the upcoming


PokerStars Signs Usain Bolt as Ambassador

Pokerstars signs up Usian Bolt

Amaya is a Canadian-based supplier of online and land-based gaming technology to the international iGaming industry. The Canadian firm also owns the successful online poker brands Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars, which it acquired for a record price of $4.9 billion in June of 2014. After a successful performance in the first quarter of 2017,


Amaya Settles Debts With Rational Group

Rational Group Amaya

Online gambling software developer Amaya has now made its last payment on the purchase of its acquisition of the Rational Group. This comes as the final settlement of the previously postponed purchase price, which Amaya has been obligated to pay to finalise the deal. The Canadian gaming provider announced in June of 2014 that it


Canada’s Gambling Industry Bringing In Big Bucks

Canada's Gaming

In the past few years, the online gambling industry has seen a massive burst of growth – and while land-based operations may be becoming less popular in the face of advanced online solutions, they are still posing impressive growth statistics of their own. The Canadian gambling market has been no less successful, with the most