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PokerStars Numbers Revealed in Amaya Trading Update

Amaya Gaming has posted its latest trading update, which has revealed the actual gaming numbers put forth by PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker for the first time ever.

For the first half of the year Rational saw revenues of $568 million, with $221 million coming in profits. That profit amount is 15% higher than the same period last year and is due in large part to a 4% rise in revenues from PokerStars and Full Tilt.

Because PokerStars and Full Tilt were previously privately owned by the Rational Group they never had to post their financial results, but because Amaya is publicly traded the numbers have seen the light of day. A disclosure put forth by Rational recalled that $1.1 billion in revenue was made last year, while $976 million was brought in during 2012.

For its part, Amaya had a bang up half, making $700 million in revenue, with net income reaching the $275 million threshold.