Tag Archives: Rafi Ashkenazi
- Amaya bids farewell to CEO David Baazov
August 12, 2016
Canadian online gambling operator Amaya Gaming has bid adieu to CEO David Baazov (pictured), who took an indefinite leave of absence in March to deal with his unresolved insider trading charges. On Friday, Amaya released its Q2 earnings results and announced that interim CEO Rafi Ashkenazi had been formally named...
- Amaya CEO David Baazov earned $1m in 2015 but interim CEO earned twice that sum
June 8, 2016
Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov’s pay packet topped C$1m last year, but it was interim CEO Rafi Ashkenazi who really made out like a bandit. In corporate documents filed ahead of Amaya’s annual shareholder get-together in Montreal on June 26, Amaya says Baazov (pictured) received a base salary of $1m...
- Amaya CEO Baazov takes “indefinite” paid leave of absence to deal with insider trading charges
March 29, 2016
David Baazov, chairman/CEO of Canadian online gambling giant Amaya Gaming, has announced he’s taking an “indefinite” leave of absence in a bid to distance his company from his growing insider trading scandal. On Tuesday, Amaya issued a statement saying Baazov was “voluntarily” taking this leave of absence to “focus on...
- Michael Hazel out, Rafi Ashkenazi in as CEO of Amaya Gaming’s Rational Group
November 4, 2015
Canada’s Amaya Gaming has named Rafi Ashkenazi (pictured) the new CEO of the Rational Group, the parent company of Amaya’s PokerStars and Full Tilt brands. On Wednesday, Amaya announced that Ashkenazi would replace outgoing Rational CEO Michael Hazel effective Nov. 9. Hazel will stay on to assist Ashkenazi for a...
- Dominic Mansour Joins Team Full Tilt as Managing Director
March 28, 2014
Dominic Mansour joins the Rational Group as the Managing Director of Full Tilt Poker where he will report to the Rational Group COO Rafi Ashkenazi The Rational Group, owners of the chalk and cheese siblings PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, have appointed Dominic Mansour as the new Managing Director of...
Fedor Holz On Why His Future Will be Away From Poker
July 18, 2016
European Poker Tour London Day 3: Martin Kozlov Leads The Final 45
October 10, 2013