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Saturday, August 11 2018 - 06:37
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The Stars Group & Mount Airy Casino Resort Partner to Launch Online Sports Wagering and Gaming in Pennsylvania
TORONTO and MT. POCONO, Pennsylvania, Aug. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

     The Stars Group (Nasdaq: TSG) (TSE: TSGI) and Mount Airy Casino Resort 
today announced a partnership to enter Pennsylvania's online sports wagering 
and gaming market.

    Under the partnership, The Stars Group will provide customers in 
Pennsylvania an all-inclusive, engaging experience by offering its popular 
poker, casino (including slots and tables) and sports wagering products. The 
Stars Group and Mount Airy Casino Resort intend to launch the offerings 
following applicable licensing by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

    "We're excited to take this next step as The Stars Group looks to broaden 
its presence in the United States," said Matt Primeaux, SVP Strategy & 
Operations, USA at The Stars Group. "In partnership with Mount Airy Casino 
Resort, we believe we're well positioned to capitalize on opportunities in the 
Commonwealth by bringing our world leading offerings to Pennsylvania players."

    "As one of Pennsylvania's leaders in entertainment, offering internet 
sports wagering and gaming and partnering with The Stars Group is the obvious 
next step for us to continue diversifying our casino offerings," said Vincent 
Jordan, Vice President of Marketing & Gaming Operations, Mount Airy Casino 
Resort. "Introducing internet gaming through The Stars Group will provide 
compelling opportunities for our customers, particularly our younger customers, 
who are ready to experience the next gaming challenge."

    The Stars Group intends to utilize its existing and proprietary technology 
and player account management platform for its offerings in Pennsylvania, 
providing customers with a single account, common wallet, various online and 
mobile depositing and withdrawal options,  and a seamless offering of betting 
and gaming options.

    The announcement follows The Stars Group and Resorts Casino Hotel's recent 
extension of their existing partnership in the New Jersey regulated online 
gaming market to include online and mobile sports wagering through The Stars 
Group's BetStars brand alongside the already existing online poker and casino 
offering available through PokerStarsNJ and PokerStarsCasinoNJ.

    About The Stars Group

    The Stars Group is a provider of technology-based product offerings in the 
global gaming and interactive entertainment industries. Its brands have 
millions of registered customers globally and collectively are leaders in 
online and mobile betting, poker, casino and other gaming-related offerings.  
The Stars Group owns or licenses gaming and related consumer businesses and 
brands, including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, Sky Bet, 
Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, and Sky Poker, as well as live poker tour and 
event brands, including the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship, 
European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour, 
Asia Pacific Poker Tour, PokerStars Festival and PokerStars MEGASTACK. The 
Stars Group is one of the world's most licensed online gaming operators with 
its subsidiaries collectively holding licenses or approvals in 19 jurisdictions 
throughout the world, including in Europe, Australia, and the Americas. The 
Stars Group's vision is to become the world's favorite iGaming destination and 
its mission is to provide its customers with winning moments.

    Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements and Other Information

    This news release may contain forward-looking statements and information 
within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements 
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"anticipate", "plan", "continue", "estimate", "expect", "may", "will", 
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references to future periods or the negatives of these words and expressions. 
These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject 
to a number of risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. There can be no assurance 
that actual results will not differ materially from those expressed or implied 
in forward-looking statements. Undue reliance should not be placed on 
forward-looking statements. Please refer to The Stars Group's most recent 
annual information form and annual and interim financial statements and 
management's discussion and analysis for more information about the factors, 
assumptions and risks that may apply to The Star's Group's forward-looking 
statements. Each forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date hereof, 
and The Stars Group undertakes no obligation to correct or update any 
forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future 
events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

    About Mount Airy Casino Resort

    Mount Airy Casino Resort - Pennsylvania's first AAA Four Diamond-rated 
casino, boasts the ultimate gaming experience with over 1,800 slot machines and 
80 table games against the backdrop of Pennsylvania's picturesque Pocono 
Mountains. Luxury hotel rooms and suites serve every need while guests discover 
a variety of signature restaurant options, including the recently opened Guy 
Fieri's Mt. Pocono Kitchen and Bistecca by Il Mulino. This all-encompassing, 
full service resort destination for outdoor enthusiasts and gaming enthusiasts 
alike features an award- winning, lakefront 18-hole golf course; a 
16,000-square foot spa, salon and exercise facility; a $5 million, luxury, 
indoor/outdoor pool and entertainment complex - aptly called Get Wet; an 
outdoor summer stage that hosts summer concert series; headline entertainment 
at Gypsies Nightclub and bar; banquet and conference center.  Mount Airy Casino 
Resort, located in Mount Pocono, Pa., is less than 90 minutes from 
Philadelphia, New York City and northern New Jersey. For reservations, call: 
+1-877-682-4791 or visit: http://www.mountairycasino.com.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Eric Hollreiser: Press@starsgroup.com 

Tim Foran: Tel: +1-437-371-5730, ir@starsgroup.com

SOURCE: The Stars Group