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ONCHAN, Isle of Man – July 4, 2017 – PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand, is launching its new and exciting Stars Rewards program in France, Spain and Portugal on July 4. Stars Rewards will launch in all remaining PokerStars territories on July 6, bar New Jersey. The loyalty program will deliver personalised rewards to players tailored to the games they play across PokerStars, PokerStars Casino and BetStars offering an enhanced, exciting gaming experience irrespective of what they play.

Players will have the chance to earn and open Chests to win a wide range of prizes that will have up to $1,000 cash. The Stars Rewards program is a fundamental shift in how players are rewarded, the promotional video offers a flavour of what Stars Rewards will look like.

“We have designed an exciting and inclusive program that will appeal to all kinds of players. We aim to make every game count and reward their loyalty whatever they feel like playing,” said Severin Rasset, Director of Poker Innovation and Operations at PokerStars.

The most exciting Chests will change periodically in line with the rich roster of blue ribbon PokerStars events. In coming months players could find themselves opening Chests and winning amazing instant prizes, such as online satellite tickets to play in the World Championship Of Online Poker or entry to PokerStars Festival or PokerStars Championship tournaments.

The majority of players only play a few times a month. PokerStars wants to reward them when they do, every session gives them the opportunity to receive instant, personalised rewards and the chance to win big. 

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About PokerStars

PokerStars operates the world’s most popular online poker sites, serving the global poker community. Since it launched in 2001, PokerStars has become the first choice of players all over the world, with more daily tournaments than anywhere else and with the best online security. More than 165 billion hands have been dealt on PokerStars, which is more than any other site.

PokerStars is the flagship brand of Rational Group, which is ultimately owned by Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) and owns gaming and related businesses and brands, including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, StarsDraft, and the PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival live poker tour brands (incorporating aspects of the European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour and the Asia Pacific Poker Tour). PokerStars is the world’s most licensed online gaming brand, holding licenses or related operating approvals in 17 jurisdictions. and operate globally under licenses from the Isle of Man and Malta governments, respectively.

About BetStars

BetStars is the online sports betting brand from the Rational Group, which operates the world’s largest online poker room, PokerStars. The sports betting service features a wide range of popular and specialist betting options, fantastic promotions and exclusive new products.

BetStars offers players a seamless experience between sports betting, casino and poker, with a single wallet between all three services. BetStars is available online and on mobile and tablet, with dedicated iOS and Android apps for a quick and simple betting experience.

BetStars is ultimately owned by Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA).

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