Tag Archives: Française des Jeux (FDJ)

Diversification keyword for ANJ with French GGR on the rise


Momentum from last year’s World Cup has driven continued engagement with French sports betting according to the latest figures from Autorité nationale des jeux (ANJ). In its breakdown of French betting and gaming activity for the first half of 2023, the national regulator reported a 4% year-on-year increase in total gross gambling revenue (GGR) to €5.3bn (€5bn). The ANJ’s figures …

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IGT and FDJ pen cross-border deal for France and Italy


International Game Technology (IGT) and Française des Jeux (FDJ) have signed a cross-licencing agreement covering distribution of each companies’ einstant games. The agreement, penned between IGT’s IGT Global Services Limited and FDJ’s B2B arm, FDJ Gaming Solutions France (FGS), grants each firm access to the other’s einstant suite. For London-based multinational group IGT, the deal enables the firm to deliver …

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FDJ targeting €2.5bn in 2023 revenue after strong start in Q1


Française des Jeux (FDJ), France’s state-backed betting, gaming and lotteries operator, has reported a stellar start to 2023 trading, reporting ‘good momentum’ across all verticals. Group-wide figures for the first three months of the year saw FDJ’s revenue rise 5% to €662m (€628.9m) on a pro-forma basis, including the acquisitions of its point-of-sale (POS) payments provider Aleda and retail solutions …

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FDJ enters ‘exclusive negotiations’ to acquire ZEturf

SBC News FDJ enters 'exclusive negotiations’ to acquire ZEturf

La Française des Jeux (FDJ) is apparently seeking an expansion of its standing in the French betting space, targeting an acquisition of ZEturf Group. The Boulogne-Billancourt-headquartered company announced that it had entered into ‘exclusive negotiations’ for a takeover of ZEturf, a horse racing betting operator as well as the company behind the ZEbet brand. Via its betting holdings, ZEturf is …

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Sportradar to support FDJ’s online sportsbook brand

SBC News Sportradar to support FDJ’s online sportsbook brand

ParionsSport en ligne, the online sportsbook of French lottery operator Française des Jeux (FDJ), has signed a deal with Sportradar.  The agreement will see the Swiss sportstech firm support ParionsSport with artificial intelligence driven, near-live sports video content, with the aim of enhancing engagement with the brand’s customers.  Sportradar’s first partnership with a French operator, ParionsSport will utilise the firm’s …

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Retail recovery and digital expansion drives FDJ’s Q1 revenue growth


La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has detailed a strong start to 2022, with revenue increases recorded for both sports betting and lottery, although stake numbers for the former did decline slightly. Updating stakeholders, the French national lottery and sports wagering provider reported total revenues of €613 million, a 14% increase on the previous year’s figure (€527m), backed by a 10.2% …

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FDJ targets Paris Gold launching ‘Elite Femmes’ cycling competition

SBC News FDJ targets Paris Gold launching ‘Elite Femmes’ cycling competition

Française des Jeux (FDJ), France’s national lottery operator has launched the first edition of its ‘Coupe de France Elite Femmes’ pro-cycling competition, in partnership with the French Cycling Federation (FFC).  A first of its kind event for women’s pro-cycling, the Coupe de France is an eight-round back-to-back multi-format race competition that will help Team France test cycling routes and prepare …

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FDJ leadership to uphold #JamaissansElles gender equality charter

SBC News FDJ leadership to uphold #JamaissansElles gender equality charter

Groupe FDJ has announced that its management committee (leadership and corporate governance) has joined the corporate charter of #JamaissansElles (#NeverWithoutThem) – a French business directive aimed at promoting gender diversity across all workplaces. The operator of France’s national lottery and betting agencies, FDJ becomes the first company listed on the Paris Euronext SBF-80 to commit to its entire corporate leadership …

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FDJ deepens Corporate Foundation remit to promote equality

SBC News FDJ deepens Corporate Foundation remit to promote equality

Groupe FDJ has renewed its ‘Corporate Foundation’, expanding its responsibility charter to promote equal opportunities and social mobility across all components and stakeholders of its business.  The board of FDJ has announced ‘a new five-year cycle’ of the Foundation that will be funded with a budget of €25 million – a 25% increase compared to the 2018-2022 charter. The Foundation …

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FDJ scores 100% as SBF-120 equal opportunities employer 

SBC News FDJ scores 100% as SBF-120 equal opportunities employer 

Groupe FDJ has ranked as the fourth most female-inclusive employer of the Paris Euronext Exchange’s SBF120 – Société des Bourses Françaises 120 Index.    The achievement was disclosed by France’s Ministry for Equality and Diversity, which requires the governors of SBF-120 to undertake a yearly evaluation of equal opportunities offered by France’s biggest companies. The eighth edition of the SBF-120’s ‘female …

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