NYX Gaming Group Extends Reach with PokerStars into Romania

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - NYX Gaming Group Limited (TSX VENTURE: NYX) ("NYX"), a market leading content and technology supplier to lotteries, casinos and gaming operators across the globe, today announced the Romanian launch of their award-winning Open Gaming System (OGS) in the newly regulated market. PokerStars' new domain, PokerStars.RO, will deliver NYX digital gaming content to Romanian players.

This development further expands NYX Gaming Group's global footprint into another regulated jurisdiction whilst cementing its strategy to expand relationships in regulated territories growing their international profile as the leader in digital gaming solutions.

PokerStars.RO will feature a host of high performance games from NYX studios including NextGen Gaming titles such as Foxin' Wins, Jackpot Jester 50,000 and James Dean. Additional suppliers will have the capability to leverage the OGS platform with its full suite of games via the same solution to enter the market.

Since their launched in 2001, PokerStars has become the world's biggest online poker site with more than a dozen local licenses and gaming approvals.  Also, PokerStars' global online casino has become one of the world's largest in terms of active players since its launch in Q4 2014.

NYX Gaming Group Commercial Director David Johnson commented, "It's great to see that PokerStars.RO will launch in Romania with proven quality NextGen content. This is further evidence of the strong relationship between NYX and PokerStars."

Sam Hobcraft, Director of Casino at Amaya, owner of PokerStars, said, "We are pleased to have games from NYX on our new PokerStars.RO domain. The launch of a full license in Romania will aid our goal of assuming a leadership position in online casino across Europe."

About NYX Gaming Group Limited
NYX Gaming Group Limited is a leading digital gaming provider headquartered in Las Vegas, USA with a staff of more than 1000 employees based in 14 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. The Company provides one of the world's largest portfolios of leading content and technology to some of the foremost gaming operators, lotteries and casinos across the globe. NYX also has one of the broadest distribution bases in the industry with over 200 unique customers and the widest portfolio of content available from their own global studios and broad partner network. The diversified game catalogue delivers content across web and mobile formats, focusing on Bingo, Casino, Lottery and Sportsbook verticals.

NYX's Open Gaming System (OGS™) was recently named 2016 Platform of the Year in acknowledgement of its position as the industry's market-leading gaming offering, which allows licensees to leverage the best-of-breed multi-vendor casino content from around the world.

NYX Gaming Group Limited is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol (TSXV: NYX).

http://www.NYXGamingGroup.com         

About PokerStars
PokerStars operates the world's most popular online poker sites, serving the global poker community. Since it launched in 2001, PokerStars has become the first choice of players all over the world, with more daily tournaments than anywhere else and with the best online security. More than 155 billion hands have been dealt on PokerStars, which is more than any other site.

PokerStars.com and PokerStars.eu operate globally under licenses from the Isle of Man and Malta governments, respectively. PokerStars also holds local licenses or approvals to offer services to players in many jurisdictions, including Italy, France, Estonia, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Bulgaria, Greece, United Kingdom, Schleswig-Holstein in Germany, Ireland, Romania and New Jersey in the United States of America.

PokerStars is the flagship brand of Rational Group, which operates gaming-related businesses and brands, including PokerStars, Full Tilt, BetStars, PokerStars Casino and the European Poker Tour. In 2012, 2013 and 2014, Rational Group companies in the UK and Isle of Man was recognised as one of the top 25 best places to work by the Great Place to Work Institute's Best Workplaces – Large category ranking. Rational Group entities in Costa Rica and Dublin also achieved the same accolade in their respective local rankings in 2014. PokerStars is ultimately owned by Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA).

SOURCE NYX Gaming Group Limited

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For further information: David Johnson, Commercial Director, NYX Gaming Group, Email: david.johnson@nyxgg.com, Phone: +44 7957 311563, http://www.nyxgaminggroup.com/ Or visit NYX Gaming Group at booth 4023 during G2E in Las Vegas September 27 - 30, 2016.

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