MONTREAL, Canada – November 22, 2016 – Amaya Inc. (NASDAQ: AYA; TSX: AYA) confirms that it is aware of
today’s media report regarding David Baazov’s proposal that he publicly reported on November 14, 2016.
Amaya, with the assistance of its advisors, continues to carefully assess Mr. Baazov’s proposal, including
the information contained in the media report, but has no further comment at this time. Amaya intends to
provide updates if and when necessary in accordance with applicable securities laws.
About AmayaAmaya is a leading provider of technology-based products and services in the global
gaming and interactive entertainment industries. Amaya ultimately owns gaming and related consumer
businesses and brands including PokerStars, Full Tilt, BetStars, StarsDraft, PokerStars Casino and the
PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival live poker tour brands (incorporating the European Poker
Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour and the Asia Pacific Poker Tour). These
brands have more than 105 million cumulative registered customers globally and collectively form the
largest poker business in the world, comprising online poker games and tournaments, live poker
competitions, branded poker rooms in popular casinos in major cities around the world, and poker
programming created for television and online audiences. Amaya, through certain of these brands, also
ofreement, Cadillac Jack will have
access to term loans in an aggregate principal amount of up to $160 million (the “Credit Facilities”). The
Credit Facilities have replaced the existing $110 million non-convertible senior term loan secured by
Cadillac Jack’s assets and that was made available to Amaya to finance the acquisition of Cadillac Jack by
Amaya, as of November 5, 2012 (the “2012 Loan”).
The Credit Facilities will be used to fully repay the outstanding
balance on the 2012 Loan, as well as related fees and expenses and to fund the ongoing working capital and
other general corporate purposes of Cadillac Jack.
The Credit Facilities have a term of 5 years from the closing date and
are secured by the assets of Cadillac Jack and its subsidiaries. Amaya has provided an unsecured guarantee
of the obligations of Cadillac Jack in favour of the lenders.
Amaya provides a full suite of gaming products and services including
casino, poker, sportsbook, platform, lotteries and slot machines. Some of the world’s largest gaming
operators and casinos are powered by Amaya’s online, mobile, and land-based products. Amaya is present in
all major gaming markets in the world with offices in North America, Latin America and Europe. Amaya
recently acquired Cryptologic, a pioneer within online casino, Ongame, a leader within online poker, and
Cadillac Jack, a successful slot machine manufacturer. For more information please visit
DISCLAIMER 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, the Corporation does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking
statements to reflect, in particular, new information or future events.
1 The entities sub-advised by GSO Capital Partners are FS Investment
Corp I and FS Investment Corp II; they are advised by FB Income Advisors, LLC.
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