French GGR grows 22% in Q1 despite Covid-19 impact

Online poker play skyrockets to record level following sports shutdown and lockdown measures

French gross gaming revenue (GGR) grew 22% year-on-year for Q1 2020 to reach €435m despite the impact of Covid-19 on the country’s gambling industry. According to data released by French regulator ARJEL, GGR across sports betting, horseracing and online poker all increased year-on-year during the first quarter. Sports betting accounted for 60% of total Q1…

ARJEL | Coronavirus | Covid-19 | Finance | France | Q1 2020 | Sports betting