Is the Pope Catholic? Does a bear shit in the woods? If celebrated atheist Christopher Hitchens had to take a shit in the woods, would he use the Pope’s robes to wipe his arse? (Yes, yes and…?) Similarly guaranteed is that each sunrise will be accompanied by still more potential changes to French gaming laws. Now the scuttlebutt has it that licensed operators will see taxes on fixed odds sports betting rise to 6.2% from 5.7%, while taxes on horse racing will drop half a percentage point. Read more.