MONTREAL, Jan. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Amaya Gaming Group Inc. ("Amaya" or the "Corporation") (TSXV: AYA), an entertainment solutions provider for the regulated gaming industry, is pleased to announce that the Corporation has been honoured as the TSX Venture Tech Stock of the Year and Amaya's CEO David Baazov as TSX Venture Tech Executive of the Year in the third annual Cantech Letter awards, sponsored by the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange. The Cantech Letter Awards recognize excellence in Canadian technology stocks and are voted on by a panel of Canada's top technology analysts and the readers of Cantech Letter, one of Canada's premier technology newsletters (cantechletter.com).
"This is truly an honour for a young, growing company like Amaya. The credit goes to our board of directors for their excellent insight and guidance, our capable and experienced senior management team, and our dedicated employees around the world," said Mr. Baazov. "2012 was an extraordinary year for our company. We experienced strong organic growth while ensuring a high percentage of our revenues are recurring. We are successfully integrating our acquisitions, designed to help us achieve our vision of becoming a provider of gaming solutions across the physical, mobile and digital verticals. In the fourth quarter, we also established a significant presence in the United States with our acquisition of Cadillac Jack and positioned ourselves to capitalize on the regulation of online poker as it evolves with our acquisition of Ongame. We look forward to realizing on the synergies from these transactions in 2013 and beyond."
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Founded in 2004, Amaya Gaming Group Inc. is a technology based gaming provider for the regulated gaming industry. An expansive global organization, present in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, Amaya is an innovator in the gaming world.
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Amaya provides a host of services and solutions that range from: online casino, poker and mobile games and platforms, traditional and mobile lotteries, hospitality in-room entertainment systems, management systems, content suites, advisory and management services, and integrity monitoring and auditing systems for the regulated gaming markets. For more information please visit www.amayagaming.com or www.amayaonline.com.
SOURCE: AMAYA GAMING GROUP INC.
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