MONTREAL, Nov. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA,TSX: AYA) ("Amaya") the world's largest publicly traded real money online gaming company, is pleased to announce that it has ranked 3rd on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM and 23rd on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM, its first appearance on either list.
"Amaya is pleased to be among the 13 Quebec-based companies that figure on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and I share this recognition with all of my colleagues—around the world. I am confident that the online gaming and technology industry has a bright future in Quebec and Canada. We are proud and excited to be a part of it and to be growing a dynamic global business from here," said David Baazov, President and Chief Executive Officer of Amaya.
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM celebrates leadership, innovation and excellence in the technology sector. Now in its 18th year, the award recognizes the 50 fastest growing Canadian technology companies in Canada as measured by revenue growth. Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth, Technology Fast 50TM companies – small, large, public, private – span a variety of industry sectors and are leaders in hardware, software, digital media, telecom and emerging areas such as clean technology.
The Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM is an annual ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, and telecommunications companies in the United States and Canada.
Amaya is a leading provider of technology-based solutions, products and services in the global gaming and interactive entertainment industries. Amaya owns gaming and related consumer businesses and brands including PokerStars, Full Tilt, StarsDraft, the European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour and the Asia Pacific Poker Tour. These brands have more than 95 million cumulative registered customers globally and collectively form the largest poker business in the world, comprising online poker games and tournaments, live poker competitions, branded poker rooms in popular casinos in major cities around the world, and poker programming created for television and online audiences. Amaya, through certain of these brands, also offers non-poker gaming products, including casino, sportsbook and daily fantasy sports. Amaya has various gaming and gaming-related licenses or approvals throughout the world, including from the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Spain, Estonia, Belgium, Denmark, Bulgaria, Greece, Ireland, Romania, the Isle of Man, Malta, the state of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany, the province of Quebec in Canada, and the State of New Jersey in the United States.
SOURCE Amaya Inc.
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