French market revenues pass €1bn in 2018 as betting and poker rise

Market buoyed by World Cup betting and shared poker liquidity agreement

The French gambling market hit a record €1.2bn during 2018, according to latest figures released by the French regulator, ARJEL. Total market revenues grew by 25% year-on-year, the largest increase since the regulated market began operation in 2013 and were up €244m on 2017’s figures. Sports betting revenues rose 46% during 2018 to €691m, buoyed…

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