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FDJ maintains growth as lotto loses shine in 2023

SBC News FDJ maintains growth as lotto loses shine in 2023

Groupe FDJ lauds its improved operating efficiencies to overcome a year of stagnant results in its flagship Française des Jeux (FDJ) lottery offering. This morning, the Paris Euronext gambling group published its full-year 2023 accounts, declaring corporate revenues of €2.61bn, up 6% on FY2022 comparative income of €2.46bn. Corporate leadership underlined new efficiencies achieved in 2023, as FDJ’s recurring EBITDA …

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FDJ in talks for exclusive dot FR iCasino licence

SBC News FDJ in talks for exclusive dot FR iCasino licence

Sources suggest that France’s national lottery operator could be in line for exclusive iCasino licence…   Could lottery operator Française des jeux be about to agree a deal with the French government that would see it become the only company licensed to operate online casino games in the country? According to French industry sources, FDJ and the country’s authorities are working …

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FDJ hits lotto drags ahead of ZEturf and PLI enlargement

SBC News FDJ hits lotto drags ahead of ZEturf and PLI enlargement

Groupe FDJ has cited stable year-to-date trading ahead of its corporate expansion integrating the new assets of ZEturf and Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI). In a YTD trading update, FDJ revealed that corporate revenues to September stood at €1.87bn, up 1% on YTD 2022 comparatives. Headline revenues remain on par with 2022 results, despite the Francaise des Jeux lottery unit recording …

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ZEturf signs up to IBIA amid European market changes

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The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has added France-based operator ZEturf to its ranks, as the organisation continues to bolster membership. As an IBIA member, the sports and horse racing betting firm will feed into the association’s global integrity monitoring and alert network, alongside other newly-joined companies such as Canada’s Coolbet and Malta’s Videoslots. The addition of ZEturf – which …

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FDJ agrees to acquire ZEturf for €175m


Groupe FDJ continues its M&A expansion, announcing that it has entered an agreement to acquire French racebook operator ZEturf Group. This morning FDJ notified investors that it had concluded negotiations with ZEturf leadership, settling on “a transaction valued at €175m”. Founded in 2001 by the Rohan Chabot family, ZEturf operates the ZEbet online racebook, which in 2004 was granted rights …

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Zebet upgrades goalscorer accuracy with Abelson Info GPS 

SBC News Zebet upgrades goalscorer accuracy with Abelson Info GPS 

Abelson Info will enhance the pricing and settlement of football goalscorer markets for French bookmaker Zebet (Zebet.fr) after signing a new partnership with the French operator.  The flagship online sportsbook brand of French heritage racing operator ZeTurf, Zebet has deepened its football offering by adding Abelson Info’s multiple goal scorer markets. The extension of betting markets will allow Zebet to …

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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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KSA maintains ZEbetting as Dutch racing’s totaliser monopoly

SBC News KSA maintains ZEbetting as Dutch racing's totaliser monopoly

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling authority, has announced that ZEbetting & Gaming Nederland BV has been retained as the operating company of Dutch horseracing’s totalizer contract.  Last Autumn, KSA launched a tender for its totaliser contract that was due to expire on 30 June 2022. Updating stakeholders, KSA informed that ZEbetting’s monopoly licence had been extended for a further five …

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ZeTurf’s  ZEbet.nl joins KOA sports betting ranks 

SBC News ZeTurf’s  ZEbet.nl joins KOA sports betting ranks 

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulator, has issued a short statement confirming that it has granted a KOA remote gambling licence to domestic incumbent ZEbetting & Gaming Nederland BV.  The licence will allow ZEbetting to maintain its status as the official operator of betting and totaliser services for Dutch horseracing offered by ZEturf.nl, whilst allowing the company to expand its …

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