ANALYSIS: FDJ takes center stage on French gambling’s regulatory affairs

ANALYSIS: FDJ takes center stage on French gambling’s regulatory affairs

Article brief provided by SBC News
  • Jake Pollard, SBC News
December 27, 2023 8:00 PM

The Autorité Nationale des Jeux’s (ANJ) recent report into the illegal online casino market in France confirmed previously published estimates of its size, value and exposure to consumers. Yet, the question of its regulation and the possible outcome that Groupe FDJ may be granted an exclusive licence for online casino, continues to weigh on the French online gaming sector.

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Whether such a scenario is really feasible is impossible to say, but one thing is clear: FDJ will be a key player in any evolution of the French gambling sector.

This follows recent news that FDJ was in talks with the French government over an exclusive iCasino licence.