Tag Archives: Francaise Des Jeux
- French operator FDJ joins eSports fray with new tourney series
February 24, 2017
French online gambling operator Française des Jeux (FDJ) is entering the eSports market. The French government-owned lottery and online gambling operator recently announced that it has partnered with online media company Webedia to organize eSports tournaments. Under the partnership, the two companies will launch three tournament series in the country....
- French online gambling market posts 2014 gains thanks to World Cup
January 31, 2015
Online gambling in France overcame a sluggish Q4 to post modest annual revenue growth in 2014. Figures released Friday by French gambling regulator ARJEL show Q4 revenue falling 2% to €183.2m but the full year figure rose 6% to €725m, largely due to the 2014 FIFA World Cup’s effect on...
- Danish online gambling stats; OPAP agents strike; France at a glance
January 9, 2013
The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) recently renewed 25 online gaming licenses for a further five years, but UK-listed operator 888 was conspicuous by its absence from the list of those earning a re-up. Turns out the company decided it wasn’t worth re-applying, with a spokesman telling GamblingCompliance that Denmark was...
- German court backs ISPs; FDJ monopoly upheld; AP’s unpaid Norwegian tax bill
January 15, 2012
A German court has ruled that internet service providers are not required to block access to websites, even if those sites are considered illegal under German law. According to a report in Der Spiegel, the District Government of Düsseldorf had ordered ISPs like Deutsche Telekom AG to block access to...
- Chartwell has bad Q4; Française des Jeux has record year
January 29, 2011
Canadian-based Chartwell Technology’s Q4 revenue dropped over 30% in the three months ending Oct. 31, 2010. The online gaming systems provider cited the loss of a “significant’ customer (Betfair) in August as the principal cause of the decline. The company did sign new agreements with Globet, Centrebet and (most recently)...
- French market hit with more criticism
January 21, 2011
France has allowed the online gambling industry to step foot on their hallowed turf since the middle of last year and so far not a lot of people like what’s going on in the old kingdom of Gaul. Much criticism of the newly regulated market is coming from within their...
European Commission approves UK uniform race betting levy
April 24, 2017