Tag Archives: Winamax

ANJ: Transformative 2021 marks sports betting as France’s ‘hyper-growth segment’

French gambling witnessed a ‘spectacular year of online growth’, according to the 2021 Market Report published by l’Autorite Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) – French gambling’s unified regulatory authority. Mitigating continued COVID-19 circumstances impacting land-based venues and the sporting calendar, France’s gambling market recorded total GGR turnover of €10.7bn up 7% on FY2020 results of €10bn. Described ‘as the first pillar …

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ANJ terminates Winamax non compliant advert

French bookmaker Winamax has been ordered to withdraw its “Tout pour la Daronne” (‘Everything for Dearest’) nationwide TV advertising campaign by l’Autorite Nationale des Jeux (ANJ). The campaign that has run since May 2021, was deemed by the ANJ to be no longer compliant with the regulator’s new ‘advertising guidelines’ – which have imposed new standards on advertising/marketing of gambling …

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Winamax’s ‘not in partnership spirit’ tweets ends Bordeaux deal

Winamax‘s partnership with Ligue 1’s Girondins de Bordeaux has been terminated following the club’s disapproval of the betting platform’s tweets about the last match. The sports betting site had signed the sponsorship in summer last year but, as reported by  France Bleu, has stepped up its jokes towards the club on social media, pushing Bordeaux to end their partnership. “We …

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Winamax returns to sponsor FC Bordeaux 

French online poker and sportsbook operator Winamax has returned to serve as principal shirt sponsor of FC Girondins de Bordeaux.  Winamax, which is France’s biggest online poker room, had previously branded the Les Girondins front of shirt for the period spanning 2015 to-2019. The new partnership will see Winamax replace French leisure and hospitality group Bistro Régent as principal sponsor …

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Jdigital debuts problem gambling therapy helpline with FEJAR

Jdigital has signed a ‘collaborative agreement’ with Spanish problem-gambling therapist FEJAR, which will see its members promote a new treatment support freephone helpline (tel- 900 533 025) across their digital inventories.  The Spanish online gambling trade association has revealed that eight of its members – Codere, Ebingo, Entain, Flutter, Sisal, Sportium, Wanabet and Winamax – have begun the ‘first phase …

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Winamax maintains Granada CF sponsorship despite bleak Spanish outlook

French online poker operator Winamax has confirmed that it will continue to serve as official shirt sponsor of La Liga football club Granada CF, despite inbound despite imminent changes to Spain’s federal advertising code which will prohibit gambling sponsorships. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. Launching its Spanish online …

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Winamax nets RC Strasbourg shirt sponsorship ahead of Ligue 1 kick-off

French online sportsbook and poker room Winamax has moved to expand its profile within Ligue 1, confirming that it has become the ‘principal shirt sponsor’ of Racing Club Strasbourg Alsace. Recognised as one of French football’s oldest teams (founded in 1906), for the next three Ligue 1 seasons’ Winamax confirms that ‘Le Racing will be wearing our red W, on …

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Spain’s DGOJ sanctions autumn clean-up of licensee remits

Four Spanish licensed incumbents have had specific licensee provisions withdrawn ‘for inactivity’ sanctioned by gambling regulatory authority the DGOJ. This October, the DGOJ undertook a review of operators’ current market status, which forced the regulator to terminate specific licensee provision attached to Unidad Editorial Juegos, Beatya Entertainment, Paf Consulting ABP and Winamax Espana. Publishing its judgement, the DGOJ details that …

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On Air… Winamax France launches dedicated TV Channel

Seeking to develop new audiences and drive engagement with its product portfolio, French betting operator Winamax has this week launched its in-house developed broadcast channel ‘Winamax TV‘. The multi-format channel is accessible through the Winamax.fr website, and has been additionally extended to Twitch, Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope and Molotov TV verticals. Launching Winamax TV, the betting operator stated that it …

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Long-awaited Italian online gaming licenses now available

120 Italian gaming licenses have been made available on a first come first served basis. Legislators have launched a bidding process, with around 40 licenses expected to be issued to operators already present in the country’s gaming market looking to renew existing licenses. Operators will be able to apply for licences in a number of gambling activities, such as sports …

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