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Amaya buying PokerStars, Full Tilt

Updated: June 13, 2014, 9:57 AM ET
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NEW YORK -- Amaya Gaming Group Inc. is buying the owner and operator of the PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker brands in a $4.9 billion deal.

Canada's Amaya says the deal with privately held Oldford Group Ltd., the parent company of Rational Group Ltd., will make it the biggest publicly traded online operator of casino games.

PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker have more than 85 million registered players on desktop and mobile devices. Online poker services provided by PokerStars and Full ...

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