6 02, 2014

The French online gambling regulator attempts to stamp out unlicensed internet gambling

By |2014-05-27T12:24:39+00:00February 6th, 2014|ARJEL, Online casino|0 Comments

Online gambling has been legal in France for almost the past four years. The French regulatory authority for online games, ARJEL (Authorité de Regulation des Jeux en Ligne) was set up in 2010 with the passing of the French Gambling Act. This law covering both land based and online casinos made provision for the Arjel [...]

29 11, 2013

Sports Betting: Handball is in upheaval

By |2014-05-27T12:24:47+00:00November 29th, 2013|ARJEL, News|0 Comments

The 12th of May 2010 law dealing with competition and online cash games allowed online gaming operators to enter this much sought after market which had up to then been limited to the Francaise des Jeux and the PMU. So now 34 operators share the 47 agreements (16 for sports betting, 9 for Horse racing [...]

21 11, 2013

The Socialist Party’s Position on Online Cash Games

By |2014-05-27T12:24:49+00:00November 21st, 2013|ARJEL, News|0 Comments

In 2010, legislation legalising online cash games was passed thanks to support from the right. The socialists who were completely opposed to it however appealed to the Constitutional Council and fought bitterly but their request was dismissed. Immediately the gossip began and there were accusations of string pulling. In fact, the gaming operators who wanted [...]

21 11, 2013

Arjel Presents its First Quarter Report 2012

By |2014-05-27T12:24:49+00:00November 21st, 2013|ARJEL, News|0 Comments

Based on findings provided by licensed online gaming operators, the Authority for the Regulation of Online Gaming (Arjel) has posted its results for the first quarter of 2012. It shows that 1.3 million player accounts were active. 55% of player accounts are players of under 35 years old in comparison with the first quarter of [...]