Tag Archives: Française des Jeux

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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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’s ParionsSport extends Olympique de Marseille sponsorship

Française des Jeux (FDJ) has confirmed that its sports betting brand ParionsSport will extend its current partnership with Olympique de Marseille until 2022. Having been a premium partner of Olympique de Marseille since 2018, FDJ’s ParionsSport will feature on the right shoulder of the team’s jersey for all league matches until the end of the 2021/2022 season. Stéphane Pallez, CEO …

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FDJ focuses on delivering ‘2020 savings plan’ as covid drains momentum

Française des Jeux (FDJ) has stated that ‘many uncertainties remain’ as the French national lottery operator seeks to return to ‘a comparable level of activity’ with 2019 trading.  Publishing its first interim results as a Paris Euronext enterprise, FDJ said that COVID-19 impacts have wiped out the firm’s ‘early momentum’ as total group wagers declined by 18% to €6.8 billion …

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En Marche hails FDJ’s IPO success

France’s Economic & Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has hailed the public listing of Française des Jeux (FDJ) as a success for the government’s ‘Pacte Loi’ enterprise mandate – as FDJ secures a share subscription to date of over €1 billion on the Paris Euronext Exchange. FDJ’s stock went live on Friday 8 November, with the French government adding listing terms …

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European Lottery giants form innovation-led JV alliance  

The national lotteries of France, Denmark, Finland and Norway have today announced the formation of a joint-venture alliance – Lotteries Entertainment Innovation Alliance AS (LEIA) supporting their day-to-day operations in order to meet changing marketplace dynamics. LEIA is founded by Danske Spil (DEN), Française des Jeux (FRA), Norsk Tipping (NOR) and Veikkaus (FIN) with the aim of delivering ‘enhanced digital services’ …

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En Marche to sell FDJ on the condition that France revamps gambling regulatory framework

As anticipated, Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche government has confirmed that it will privatise French state-owned gambling and lottery operator Francaise des Jeux (FDJ). However, FDJ’s sale comes with several strings attached, as the French Assembly demands that En Marche moves to restructure France’s national gambling regulatory framework. As a key initiative of Macron’s ‘France enterprise and innovation program’, En Marche will …

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FDJ France launches dedicated Esports hub with Sportradar

France state-owned gambling operator Française des Jeux (FDJ) has expanded its services and profile within the burgeoning Esports market, by launching a dedicated ‘digital esports betting hub’ in partnership with leading sports data supplier Sportradar. Updating stakeholders, FDJ details that its Esports hub will be attached to flagship betting brand ParionsSport (ParionsSport.fdj.fr) portal. Sports data supplier Sportradar will power the hub …

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FDJ secures Olympique Lyonnais in-stadia betting partnership

French state-owned gambling and lottery operator Française des Jeux (FDJ) has secured an in-stadia betting partnership with Rhone Ligue 1 football club Olympique Lyonnais. The partnership will see FDJ install ‘ParionsSport’ betting points throughout Lyonnais’ stadium Parc OL (capacity 58,000), allowing for fans to place bets during matches. Olympique Lyonnais will further support FDJ as betting partner by promoting its …

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Francaise des Jeux extends ‘Equipe FDJ’ pro cycling sponsorship

French national lottery operator Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) has confirmed that it has extended its sponsorship of professional cycling team ‘France World Tour’ until 2018. FDJ have supported the team who cycle under the name ‘Equipe FDJ’ since its inception in 1997. The conformation of FDJ’s continued partnership was announced at a press conference in Paris this Thursday, as Equipe …

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