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BetConstruct secures five-year extension with Partouche

Partouche

BetConstruct has secured a five-year contract extension for its partnership with Partouche Group online casino PasinoBet.fr. Partouche, synonymous with operating luxury casinos across France and North Africa, first launched the PasinoBet.fr brand on the BetConstruct platform in September 2019. Benjamin Abou, President of PasinoBet, said: “Casino entertainment is the sphere where we have decades of expertise. We know our players, …

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FDJ 2020 results drained by early Covid hits 

Groupe FDJ has reported a ‘gradual recovery’ to its financial performance, as strong second-half lottery sales helped the company mitigate sustained Covid headwinds incurred earlier in the year. Completing its first year as a Paris Euronext enterprise, FDJ recorded full-year group stakes (lottery sales + sports betting wagers) of €16 billion, down 7% on corresponding FY 2019’s €17.1 billion. The …

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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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David Ozararat to lead SoftConstruct’s French division

David Ozararat to lead SoftConstruct’s French division

SoftConstruct has bolstered its presence within the French gaming market by selecting David Ozararat as the new president of the company’s French division. The appointment follows on from the news that its BetConstruct subsidiary had received the necessary approvals to enter the French market.  “After a successful market introduction with our partners Partouche group, Vbet, and recently Barrière group it …

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ANJ sets out French gambling overhaul objectives

L’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) has published the ‘working objectives’ of its new ‘three-year strategy’ to overhaul the existing laws, standards and consumer protections of French gambling.   From 2021-to-2023, France’s unified regulatory agency will place its ‘strategic focus’ on ‘ensuring that players are protected from harms’ across all gambling disciplines. Formalised by its new executive team, led by President Isabelle …

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ANJ issues technical commands on French gambling

l’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ), France’s unified gambling regulator has published a full breakdown of technical requirements and data obligations which licensed operators must register with the authority.  The ANJ issued its ‘technical command’ on licensed operators having taken control of the regulatory supervision of French online gambling, retail betting, horse racing and lotteries. The document details the technical requirements …

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Winning Post: Playing it straight on black market threats

Regulus Partners sets the record straight on how betting incumbents should represent black market threats, where the emphasis should be placed on understanding player habits and protecting integrity over market size impacts.   Whenever a regulator or government seeks to make ‘illiberal’ changes to gambling policy, the dangers of a black market will almost inevitably be wheeled out in evidence …

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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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ANJ to modernise France’s self-exclusion scheme

l’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) has taken over management of France’s self-exclusion scheme, as it continues to fulfil core duties as France’s new unified gambling regulator. Previously managed by France’s Ministry of the Interior, ANJ immediately declared that it would move to revamp the self-exclusion service for modern consumers. Taking over responsibilities, the ANJ has stated that France’s new service …

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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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