MONTREAL, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Amaya Gaming Group Inc. ("Amaya) (TSX:
AYA), an entertainment solutions provider for the regulated gaming
industry, announced today that its subsidiary Cadillac Jack has
received approval from New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement (the
"DGE") to utilize its Genesis DV1 slot machine platform and associated
hardware and software, including top performing game titles Fire Wolf,
Siberian Siren, and Legend of White Buffalo, in the state. Cadillac
Jack will now apply to the DGE for transactional waivers to begin
supplying machines to Atlantic City casinos.
"This is an exciting step in our strategy to grow our footprint within
the commercial and Class III gaming machine markets in the United
States," said David Baazov, CEO of Amaya. "New Jersey is the third
largest commercial casino market in the nation, therefore this
significantly expands our addressable market."
Subject to receiving the transactional waivers, Cadillac Jack
anticipates initial deployment of its gaming machines will begin
immediately, with multiple Atlantic City casinos engaged to trial them.
"Our current Class III products have proven to be extremely competitive
in all of our customer casinos across each jurisdiction in which we
participate. We expect this success to carry into New Jersey, providing
a strong return on investment to our partner casinos and added
entertainment value to their patrons," said Mauro Franic, COO of
Amaya provides a full suite of gaming products and services including
casino, poker, sportsbook, platform, lotteries and slot machines. Some
of the world's largest gaming operators and casinos are powered by
Amaya's online, mobile, and land-based products. Amaya is present in
all major gaming markets in the world with offices in North America,
Latin America and Europe. For more information please visit www.amayagaming.com.
SOURCE: Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
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