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FRENCH ONLINE AND LAND GAMBLING GIANT EXTENDS FRENCH FOOTBALL LEAGUE PARTNERSHIP
12th January, 2017 at 16:53:41
FRENCH REGULATOR TO REMAIN AUTONOMOUS
13th December, 2016 at 09:14:58
Political attempt to merge regulator with other government organisations fails.
A proposal by French politician Jean Luc Warsmann to absorb French online gambling regulator ARJEL with other government administrative bodies (see previous report) has been rejected by lawmakers in the National Assembly, who argued that a transfer of responsibilities to a government department would create a significant conflict of interest.
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PMU LAUNCH PARI MUTUEL BETTING IN BRAZIL
12th December, 2016 at 13:40:20
Develops retail, telephone and internet betting platforms.
French operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) launched pari mutuel betting in partnership with the Jockey Club Brasileiro this past weekend enabling Brazilian punters access to French horserace betting.
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FRENCH GAMBLING GIANT IN FOOTBALL SPONSORSHIP DEAL
09th December, 2016 at 09:46:31
State-owned Française des Jeux inks betting agreement with Olympique Lyonnais.
Olympique Lyonnais, a popular Rhone Ligue 1 football club with a large following, has announced that it has agreed an in-stadia betting partnership with the state-owned French online and land betting giant Française des Jeux (FDJ).
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ARJEL'S FUTURE HANGING IN THE BALANCE?
08th December, 2016 at 15:05:19
As amendment seeks to consolidate independent authorities.
According to French publication Les Echo's, the future of French regulatory body L'Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne (ARJEL) hangs in the balance as French Parliamentarians debate the potential consolidation and possible dissolution of independent administrative authorities and independent public authorities.
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PMU AND HELLAS IN HORSE RACING POOL BETTING JV
28th November, 2016 at 14:03:47
Joint venture betting offer on French horse races.
French operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) and Greek operator Hellas Horse Races SAS have partnered for the launch of a joint pool betting offer on French horseracing.
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FRENCH GAMBLING MONOPOLY IN EXPANSION MODE
08th November, 2016 at 09:47:12
"The main risk is not to take risks; inaction is a risk," says CEO of FDJ
FDJ (Francaise des Jeux) chief executive Stephane Pallez (57) has outlined her expansion plans for the massive online and land gambling group on the eve of a trip to Singapore to attend the World Lottery Summit.
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BETCLIC EVEREST CONTRACTS PLAY'N GO GAMES
24th October, 2016 at 09:12:01
Full suite of games to be rolled out across French group's online casino brands.
Swedish online gambling games developer Play'n GO has signed an agreement with the Betclic Everest Group that will see its full suite of games rolled out across the French group's online casino brands.
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SIX ONLINE GAMBLING NATIONAL REGULATORS BRING FORWARD MEETING
19th October, 2016 at 09:19:50
Speculation that there may be a new sense of urgency following French decision to allow betting exchange and poker player pool sharing.
National regulators from France, Spain, Austria, Portugal, the UK and Germany have reportedly brought forward to November a liaison meeting originally planned for next year, triggering speculation that the recent approval by the French Senate of poker and betting exchange player pool sharing (see previous report) has added an element of urgency to their deliberations.
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FRENCH OLYMPIC BETTING STATS
31st August, 2016 at 21:08:56
77 percent increase in wagering from London to Rio.
French gambling regulator ARJEL has released a general overview of online sports betting during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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COLOSSUS BETS LIVE WITH BETCLIC AND EXPEKT
31st May, 2016 at 15:33:26
Ahead of Euro 2016.
Football and sports jackpot firm COLOSSUS BETS has taken its flagship Pick 7 Euro 10,000,000 Colossus live across web and mobile platforms on Betclic and Expekt and will be exclusive to those brands in the French market.
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BETCLIC BAGS FIRST PORTUGUESE ONLINE GAMBLING LICENCE
26th May, 2016 at 15:40:01
Adds new licensing and regulatory jurisdiction to its Malta and French licenses.
The French online gambling group Betclic Everest has claimed the first online sports betting licence in the new Portuguese national regulatory jurisdiction, Regulaç
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RESPECTED ACADEMIC APPOINTED TO FRENCH REGULATOR'S BOARD
20th May, 2016 at 15:18:00
ARJEL welcomes university law and political science lecturer
The French Senate has confirmed the appointment of Cecile Chaussard as public policy advisor on the board of ARJEL (L'Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne), the French online gambling regulator.
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FRENCH ONLINE GAMBLING MARKET IMPROVES
10th May, 2016 at 08:52:38
First quarter shows both growth and higher wagering, with sports betting the star.
Online gambling investors and operators in France will be encouraged by positive first quarter industry results released Monday by regulator ARJEL.
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