Tag Archives: Stephane Courbit
- EUROPEAN NEWS: BetClic Everest looking at expansion; Paddy might be off to the continent
March 7, 2011
BetClic Everest’s former chairman has told a French newspaper that the gambling giant are weighing up plans to move into other European markets. The outspoken Stephane Courbit told French daily Le Figaro that the company “could make acquisitions in Spain and Germany” ahead of any regulation that might end up...
- BetClic Everest appoints new President
January 11, 2011
For the residents of France, this year has been far from baguettes and frogs legs. If it wasn’t the sports news pages being filled with the kind of mutiny last seen in the times of pirates then criticism for France’s new gaming legislation was coming thick and fast. Even the...
- BetClic Everest chairman: French gaming law “does not allow us to exist”
December 2, 2010
Stéphane Courbit is the chairman of BetClic Everest Group (formerly Mangas Gaming). He’s also our metaphorical stand-in for Sarah Connor in the original Terminator movie. In Courbit’s nightmarish vision, the cold, impersonal and relentless machine intent on destroying Courbit (and his company) is a French gaming regulator. According to Courbit,...
- BetClic Everest majority shareholder bemoans French market
November 30, 2010
The French regulated online market hasn’t long been in existence but it’s not stopped attacks coming more often than the country’s Air Traffic Controllers go on strike. Criticism hasn’t even been limited to those outside the country who until recently weren’t let in. It’s little surprise that one of the...
- Louis Dreyfus to buy stake in Mangas Gaming
December 30, 2009
The French investment house Louis Dreyfus is preparing to buy a stake in Mangas Gaming, the Paris-based internet betting joint venture between Bains de Mer de Monaco and the holding company of French TV producer Stephane Courbit. Mangas themselves this month bought a 60 per cent slice of GigaMedia’s online...