Operating since 1997, Unibet offers online poker, casino, scratch cards, bingo, soft dames and sports betting to approximately 4.4 million customers in over 100 countries, and with the addition of France to that list, the company is well on its way to establishing a strong (and legal) foothold in mainland Europe.
While Unibet is happy to begin providing legal online gambling in France, the company has echoed the industry in its concerns about the insanely high taxes placed on licensed online gambling operations in the country.
“That we now received these licences is a first step. To receive a significant return on the French market, the terms need to be more favorable. It is our expectations that this will happen in the longer term,” Unibet CEO, Henrik Tjarnstrom, tjold GamingZion.co