Shares in Canada’s Amaya Gaming Group rose 7 per cent in trading Wednesday after the company revealed that it generated net income of CAD$242.0m (US$218.4m) from its recently acquired PokerStars and Full Tilt businesses during the first half of 2014.

Amaya said that revenue from Oldford Group, owner of the two online gaming brands, rose 4 per cent to CAD$622.8m during the six month period...

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