The Stars Group
Amayz – The Stars Group is a global leading company providing online and mobile gaming and offers various products to millions of customers. Founded in 2004, company headquartered in Toronto, Canada also has branches in 19 jurisdictions in Europe, Australia, North America and elsewhere. The Stars Group offers these products directly or indirectly under several ultimately owned or licensed gaming and related consumer businesses and brands.
The Stars Group Products
Known by running one of the most popular games Poker Stars has also one of the worlds largest selection of online games such as poker, organised the World Championship of Online Poker, the Spring Championship of Online Poker and the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship.
Founded in 2015 BetStars is a platform for betting in various type of sports, especially in football, volleyball, tennis, basketball and horse racing. Furthermore, BetStars is operating iOS and Android systems, and available online and on mobile and tablet.
PokerStars Casino was launched in 2016 and known as one of the popular online casinos in the world. The platform operates in iOS and Android systems, as well as in computers, tablets and smartphones. The two vertical that has platforms are BetStars and, for UK markets only, PokerStars Vegas.
The platform gathering together big events such as PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship, European Poker Tour, Latin American Poker Tour, Asia Pacific Poker Tour, PokerStars Festival, and MEGASTACK, as well as live events and cardrooms.
Operating since 2012 by the Stars Group Full Tilt is a platform for jackpot with new promotions and player reward programmes. Full Tilt joined the PokerStars Live platform to stream games for the bigger audience in 2016.
Sky Betting & Gaming
Acquired by The Stars Group in July 2018, Sy Betting & Gaming (SBG) is a mobile betting and gaming operator in the UK, Ireland and in Europe. SBG operates in the brands to escalate the number of customers: Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker.
Operating for Australian customers, BetEasy is a sports betting platform with a wide range of betting options including the Australian Football League and National Rugby League.
The Stars Group Company Background
The global leader in the online and mobile gaming The Stars Group’s products are PokerStars, BetStars, PokerStars Casino, PokerStars Live, Full Tilt, Sky Betting & Gaming, and BetEasy. The Stars Group launched Stars Rewards the first cross-vertical rewards programs with a single account and wallet option.
The Stars Group Board Directors
An executive chairman of The Stars Group Divyesh (Dave) Gadhia previously worked in Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited, Canadian Gaming Association, and Trian Equities. He holds the position of President of Atiga Investments Inc. since 2010.
Rafael (Rafi) Ashkenazi is Chief Executive Officer and the member of the board of directors of the company in November 2016. Previously he was elected as Chief Operating Officer in January 2013. Rafael past duties included the role of COO in Playtech. He took several positions in the Stars Group since April 2015 to present as Senior Vice President of Strategy, Chief Executive Officer of Stars Interactive Group, and Interim Chief Executive Officer.
An independent director and chairman of the Audit CommitteeDavid Lazzarato is also the member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of the Stars Group. His past duties were including the positions in Yellow Pages Limited, Bell Canada, LED Roadway Lighting, and Trillium Health Centre Foundation.
Alfred F. Hurley was elected was lead director of Star Grup is also Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Furthermore, he works as director of New Mountain and has been a director of New Mountain Finance Corporation since 2010.
An independent director of the Stars Group Harlan Goodson is the member of the Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He applied his extensive experience in the law during the work at California’s Division of Gambling Control, Holland and Knight, LLP, California’s Division of Gambling Control and more. Harlan is the owner of The Law Office of Harlan W. Goodson, and his biography was published in the book Who’s Who in American Law in 2002.
Mary Turner joined the company as an independent director also is chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and member of each of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. She took several executive roles in Canadian Tire Bank, Deloitte LLP, Mackenzie Financial Corporation, YMCA Canada with over 25 years of experience.
The Stars Group Investor Relations Contact
Group Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications