Should the company be ordered to pay back Kentucky players’ poker losses to the state, Amaya has said that it will look to recover the funds from PokerStars’ former owners, despite attacking the lawsuit brought by the Commonwealth as “frivolous and without merit.”

The online poker brand’s new owner believes that it may ultimately be ordered to pay a sum to the Commonwealth should all appeals and other legal options be exhausted. In this case, it says, it will look to recover these funds from Rational Group’s former owners, the Scheinbergs.

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