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ANJ vows to use Consumer Code powers to penalise bet restrictions

l’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) France’s unified gambling regulator, has warned licensed sportsbooks that player bets cannot be refused, restricted, or limited ‘without legitimate reasoning’. The warning follows a raise in player complaints made against online sportsbooks, registered by national gambling ombudsman Games Mediator – that cited ‘a rising 17% of complaints’ had been against operators for refusing or partially …

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ANJ secures extended French Consumer Code powers

France’s Conseil d’État has granted l’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) the right to prosecute licensed operators for failing to meet national laws and standards on consumer protections.  Recognised as France’s Council of State, the Conseil d’Etat serves as the government’s legal advisory for matters related to the French justice system and its Supreme Courts. The council had arbitrated a two-year …

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AFJEL seeks French regulatory overhaul following market 5 year assessment

France’s online gambling trade body Association Française du Jeu en Ligne (AFJEL) has stated that the country’s regulatory framework is in need of urgent review in order to create better market conditions for business. Following a release of a 5 year market assessment, AFJEL stated that the performance of the French igaming sector had been “mixed” at best, and that …

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