MONTREAL, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Amaya Gaming Group Inc. ("Amaya" or the "Corporation") (TSX Venture: AYA) is pleased to announce that it has received final approval from Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") to graduate from TSX Venture Exchange and list its common shares (the "Common Shares"), common share purchase warrants expiring on April 30, 2015 (TSX Venture: AYA.WT) (the "2015 Warrants"), common share purchase warrants expiring on January 31, 2016 (the "2016 Warrants") and unsecured non-convertible subordinated debentures (the "Debentures") (collectively, the "Securities") on TSX.
The Securities will commence trading on TSX effective as of the opening of the markets on October 1, 2013. Upon listing on TSX, Amaya's Common Shares will continue to trade under the symbol "AYA" and its 2015 Warrants will continue to trade under the symbol "AYA.WT". The Debentures will trade under the symbol "AYA.DB.A" and the 2016 Warrants will trade under the symbol "AYA.WT.A".
In conjunction with the listing of the Securities on TSX, the Common Shares and the 2015 Warrants will be delisted from TSX Venture Exchange upon commencement of trading on TSX on October 1, 2013.
David Baazov, President and CEO said "this is a significant achievement for Amaya and its shareholders. The TSX is Canada's most significant stock exchange and this move will provide us with great opportunities to access a broader and more diverse range of international and institutional investors."
Upon listing on TSX, the 2016 Warrants will become transferable. Consequently, Computershare Trust Company of Canada and the Corporation have entered into a first supplemental warrant indenture (the "First Supplemental Indenture") to the warrant indenture dated as of February 7, 2013 (the "Indenture") dated as of September 24, 2013 for the purpose of amending the provisions of the Indenture in respect of the transferability of the 2016 Warrants and amending the form of warrant certificate. A copy of the First Supplemental Indenture will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
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. Since the spring of 2012, Amaya 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 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, Amaya does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statements to reflect, in particular, new information or future events.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE: Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
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