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PokerStars Owner David Baazov: Impossible Business Deals and Homelessness

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David Baazov PokerStars Amaya Gaming RakeTheRake

Earlier this year, Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov headed up the biggest online gaming deal in history – purchasing the Rational Group and its key assets, PokerStars and Full Tilt, for $4.9 billion. At the time, it was reported that Amaya needed an extra $3.6 billion in financing from a combination of GSO Capital Partners, Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Macquarie Capital. But little was known about the great lengths and pains Baazov went through to make this deal happen.

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Lengthy Full Tilt Repayment Process is worrying US Players

When the Rational Group purchased Full Tilt Poker for $730 million towards the end of the summer, many players rejoiced. After all, this expensive deal with the US Department of Justice was supposed to mean that every old Full Tilt player would get repaid. And so far, everybody has gotten repaid… except for those living in the United States. US Full Tilt players are owed a collective $200 million from the Department of Justice. But here we are months later, and Americans have yet to get their money. What’s worse is that Poker Players Alliance President John Pappas said the …

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