Amaya Gaming, an online gambling operator based out of Canada revealed today that they have purchased PokerStars for $4.9 Billion. This doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone as there has been a number of rumors relating to Amaya Gaming purchasing PokerStars for the last two weeks. Punters loved the idea of Amaya Gaming purchasing PokerStars as it meant that the poker firm will lose their bad reputation they have made throughout the last couple of years in the United States of America.
Purchasing PokerStars means that Amaya Gaming now owns one of the largest poker firms known around the globe. Though it’ll be a long time before Amaya Gaming see’s their investment returned to them as $4.9 Billion is a massive amount of money for anyone company. Amaya Gaming purchased PokerStars for more money than Apple did with Dr. Dre Beats, this just shows how popular PokerStars truly is.
Since Amaya Gaming will now be operating PokerStars there is a good chance that the poker firm could be making their way to the USA Online Gambling Markets located in New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada. Previously PokerStars couldn’t receive an online gambling license in these states as the rational group has a bad reputation with money laundering in the United States of America.
We’ll continue to keep you updated on all the recent information relating towards PokerStars future within the online gambling market. You can be ensured that Amaya Gaming will do everything in their power in order to help PokerStars become the house hold name it used to be.