The action of Amaya appreciates with PokerStars

It will be recalled that in June, Amaya (T.A.YA) was the acquisition of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker

During this important transaction, Amaya had paid 4.9 billion to acquire the giant online the poker.

Almost ' one year later, how this transaction affected Amaya?

In the fourth quarter, Amaya lost $ 26.7 million. At the same time last year, Amaya lost 6, $8M.

However, its quarterly revenues increased $ 368.6 million while at the same time last year, they were 37 m $.

There is no doubt that these changes are influenced by the purchase of PokerStars by Amaya.

With regard to its action, it had adjusted earnings of 85, 7 M$ compared to 11. 1 M$ in the fourth quarter of 2013. Specifically, it corresponds to adjusted earnings of 42 cents per share compared to 12 last year.

In addition to this news, we learned this week that Amaya sold the supplier of games of casinos Cadillac Jack for 476 million $ to fund company managed by Apollo Global Management, AGS. Amaya wants to focus more on PokerStars. Amaya wants to double its online activities focusing on poker and sports betting. According to the boss of Amaya, between 40% and 50% poker players are betting and this is why can soon be on PokerStars. A first sports bet has even carried out on PokerStars through the beta.

Discuss this news on the forum of PokerCollectif: the action of Amaya appreciates with PokerStars


Poker Strategy

New book: Jonathan Little on the cash games lives

in Review of book
A new book just published by D & B: Jonathan Little We Live No-Limit Cash Games 2 - The practice As you will have divine, the 400-page book deals for cash games lives, but in a very practical way. What we mean by "practice" is that it is the presentation of…