Tag Archives: French gambling regulations
- French gaming protectionism means higher taxes, fewer options, crap odds
August 21, 2010
While French gaming regulators ARJEL are triumphantly declaring their new liberalized market licensing scheme to be a roaring success, French punters are singing a different tune. After all, punters are the ones dealing with a tax of 7.5% on sports and horse-racing bets, and 2% on online poker - the...
- ‘C’mon baby do the regulation!’
July 14, 2010
Wow! Now that was mighty quick. After yesterday’s reports that Microgaming had banished all French based players, 888 and Microgaming today announced that they have been awarded a license to operate in France. Arjel has also licensed the launch of La Société Française des Jeux sur Internet (SFJI) by the...
- Microgaming leaves France…for the moment
July 13, 2010
France is rarely far away from the news when it comes to their brand spanking new online gambling regulations, so the fact that a certain company has blocked French gamers should come as no surprise. The company involved is Microgaming, and they've even informed customers that have a positive account...
- Paris flat left abandoned by 888.com
July 12, 2010
It seems 888.com’s had its last foie gras and croissant, for the moment anyway. Since the introduction of new legislation, which has forced online gaming firms to obtain a license if they wish to operate within France or face prosecution, it has been speculated as to whether companies would leave...
- Unibet’s French adventure backfires
July 8, 2010
Even though Unibet have posted an impressive growth rate of 16% in the first half of this year, investors are shying away from the Swedish based company. The lack of investment is being blamed on the legalization of gambling, the license that the group has recently obtained to operate in...
- Ongame adds new player to French poker network
July 2, 2010
On the back of the regulations published earlier this week, bwin’s Ongame poker network has announced the launch of it’s French poker network. Eurosportpoker.fr is the latest to join the Ongame clan, alongside bwin.fr's solid player base and Sajoo.fr's French heritage. EurosportPOKER is a highly thought of brand across continental...
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