MONTREAL, Jan. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Amaya Gaming Group Inc. ("Amaya" or the "Corporation") (TSX: AYA), an entertainment solutions provider for the regulated
gaming industry, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Marlon D.
Goldstein as its new Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development
and General Counsel effective as of January 24, 2014. Prior to such
date, Mr. Goldstein will be providing various consulting services to
Prior to joining Amaya, Mr. Goldstein was a principal shareholder in the
corporate and securities practice at international law firm Greenberg
Traurig, where his practice was focused on corporate and securities
matters including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and
financing transactions. Mr. Goldstein also was the co-chair of the
firm's Gaming Practice, a multi-disciplinary team of attorneys
representing owners, operators and developers of gaming facilities,
manufacturers and suppliers of gaming devices, investment banks and
lenders in financing transactions, and Indian tribes in the development
and financing of gaming facilities. Among other honors, Mr. Goldstein
was named by the Daily Business Review as one of South Florida's "40
Under 40 Rising Stars" in 2013.
"We are extremely excited to add Marlon to our organization," said David
Baazov, CEO of Amaya. "With his strong background in gaming,
governance, finance and M&A, Marlon has the experience and expertise to
oversee our legal team and help us achieve our corporate objectives."
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. Amaya recently acquired Cryptologic, a
pioneer within online casino, Ongame, a leader within online poker, and
Cadillac Jack, a successful slot machine manufacturer. For more
information please visit www.amayagaming.com.
Disclaimer in regards to Forward-looking Statements
Certain statements included herein, including those that express
management's expectations or estimates of our future performance
constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements are necessarily
based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered
reasonable by management at this time, are inherently subject to
significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and
contingencies. Investors are cautioned not to put undue reliance on
forward looking statements. Except as required by law, the Corporation
does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any
forward-looking statements to reflect, in particular, new information
or future events.
SOURCE: Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
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