The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Press release from CNW Group

Amaya signs agreement with Société des Casinos du Québec for its virtual horses racing systems

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Amaya signs agreement with Société des Casinos du Québec for its virtual horses racing systems07:30 EDT Wednesday, April 27, 2011MONTREAL, April 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (TSXV: AYA) ("Amaya"), an entertainment solutions provider for the gaming industry has signed an agreement with Société des Casinos du Québec to provide its virtual horse racing systems.Under the terms of the agreement, Amaya will provide its virtual horse racing systems "Royal Grand Prix Derby MTD" and "Royal Grand Prix Derby on Air" to Quebec's Casinos for placement in its various properties, including the Montreal and Lac Leamy Casinos.Commenting on this agreement, Mr. David Baazov, Amaya's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated "we are very pleased to have signed such an agreement with Quebec's casinos, they are recognized as one of the most innovative, forward-looking lottery and casino operators. It represents yet another important milestone for us. The addition of the Société des Casinos du Québec to Amaya's growing portfolio of customers is consistent with our strategy of offering expanded gaming and entertainment solutions.""We're convinced the virtual horses racing systems will be extremely popular with our clientele. We believe these solutions fit perfectly with our strategy of continuously offering the latest and most exciting entertainment experiences," mentioned Mr. Luc Morin, Director New Products Development of Quebec's Casinos.About Amaya Gaming Group Inc.Amaya is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and sale of technology based gaming solutions for the regulated gaming industry worldwide. For more information please visit www.amayagaming.comDisclaimer 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, 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 the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release."For further information: Mr. David Baazov President and CEO Amaya Gaming Group Inc. North America: 1-866-744-3122 Worldwide: 1-514-744-3122 http://www.amayagaming.com Investor Relations Frederic Dumais Dumais Financial Communications 514-862-1251 fred@comdumais.com