PokerStars “On Track” For New Jersey

Poker-StarsOn an earnings call today covering Amaya’s 1Q15 results, CEO David Baazov reiterated that PokerStars NJ remains “on track” for approval and launch in the third quarter of 2015 as outlined in Amaya’s last call. Baazov’s statement echoes sentiments expressed recently by New Jersey regulators and the owner of PokerStars’ NJ partner Resorts AC.

Baazov offered somewhat mixed commentary on California, sounding both positive and non-committal notes that lacked specificity (understandable given the muddy waters surrounding the issue).

“We’re very pleased with the efforts and what we see,” said Baazov, adding that “we’re very very excited about what momentum we see” but that the company lacks a “crystal ball” and that “I guess we’re going to have to stay tuned.”

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