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FDJ provides extra support for French Heritage Foundation

Française des Jeux (FDJ), and its Corporate Foundation, have renewed their support for the Heritage Foundation by signing two new sponsorship agreements. The FDJ Group is extending its commitment as a patron with €2m to the Heritage Foundation until 2024 and will support each year a specific project proposed by the foundation. Meanwhile, the FDJ Corporate Foundation will contribute an endowment of €400,000 …

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French Mediateur report highlights bet cancellation disputes disorder

l’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) has published the first report of ‘Mediateur des Jeux en Ligne’ (Mediateur) – French online gambling’s consumer disputes moderator service. The report forms part of ANJ’s new supervisory framework monitoring French gambling activities, whilst providing greater transparency of its market oversight. Established in September  2019, Mediateur provides an independent dispute moderating service between French online …

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Parions Sport returns to French screens with ‘le vit ensemble’

Groupe FDJ’s sports betting unit Parions Sport has launched its new advertising campaign – ‘Le pari est plus fort quand on le vit ensemble’ (‘The bet is stronger when we live it together’).  The campaign, developed by Paris creative agency RosaParks, sees Parions Sport replace its existing ‘Nous sommes les Parieurs’ campaign, run by the bookmaker run since 2019. During 2020, …

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FDJ scores second place in French ‘gender parity’ index

Groupe FDJ has ranked second amongst French companies in ‘gender parity’ rated by independent workplace and employment ratings agency Humpact Emploi. France’s national lottery operator was highly commended for its transparent and inclusive company policies and recruitment practices, scoring the highest results for Paris Euronext group. Founded in 2019, Humpact Emploi is an independent French enterprise ratings agency evaluating business …

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FDJ joins l’Alliance skills sharing community

Groupe FDJ has become a member of French ‘skills sharing community’ l’Alliance pour le mécénat de compétences, providing support and solidarity to France’s charitable and civic organisations. l’Alliance promotes skill sharing opportunities and programmes to employees of its members, helping to support French charitable organisations working across multiple areas such as education, the environment, family support, social mobility and research. …

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Groupe FDJ restructures board duties to focus on 2021 commitments

Groupe FDJ has announced a number of boardroom changes impacting the governance of Française des Jeux – France’s national lottery operator. The Paris Euronext firm confirmed the appointment of former IBM France and ManPower Southern Europe chief executive Françoise Gri as a new independent director, replacing Marie-Ange Debon for the remainder of her tenure (expiring 2023). Gri will fulfil Debon’s …

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FDJ confirms its 2021 commitments with ‘Et voir la France gagner’

Groupe FDJ has unveiled its new nationwide marketing campaign ‘Et voir la France gagner’ (‘See France Win’) highlighting the social responsibilities of Française des Jeux (FDJ) in helping France recover from COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign developed by HAVAS Paris showcases FDJ’s ongoing national lottery projects supporting the funding of French sports, arts, heritage, and culture. Furthermore, the campaign highlights FDJ’s commitment to …

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ANJ deepens Police cooperation with casino and racetrack security

L’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ), France’s new unified gambling regulatory authority, has entered into a collaboration agreement with Service Central des Courses et des Jeux (SCCJ) to secure better management and oversight of land-based gambling activities.  The SCCJ, a federal police unit, is responsible for the licensing and conduct supervision of French casino and racetrack venues. Meanwhile, established this June, …

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Stable Q3 performance sees FDJ focus on crucial 2020 closing

A strong ‘sports recovery’ combined with the reopening of its retail point-of-sales network has seen Groupe Française des Jeux (FDJ) upgrade its full-year 2020 corporate forecasts. Publishing its Q3 2020 trading update (period ending 30 September), FDJ underlines that it has recorded an ‘accelerated recovery since mid-June’ as group wagers increase 6% to €4.4 billion. The Paris Euronext firm states …

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FDJ switches to Publicis to lead critical 2021 media agenda  

France’s national lottery operator Française des Jeux (FDJ) has concluded its six-month marketing review by appointing Publicis Media as its new lead advertising agency. FDJ confirmed that from 1 January 2021 its multi-million euro advertising account will be handled by ‘Publicis 13’, a dedicated unit formed by Publicis Media to take charge of FDJ’s media buying, planning, coverage and creative …

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