Canadian betting firm Amaya Gaming has announced that it will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on June 8th, 2015 under the symbol AYA.
The company's application to be traded was approved by Nasdaq, although Amaya will continue trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Nasdaq Global Select Market was founded in 2006 and is the company's top tier trading program.
Commenting on the listing Amaya CEO David Baazov said, "Our listing on the Nasdaq is an important milestone for Amaya and a testament to the tremendous progress we have made over our five years as a public company. We anticipate that the Nasdaq listing will provide greater visibility and better liquidity for our stock and help broaden our shareholder base."