French poker revenue jumps 126% in Q2 2020 as sports betting halves

Overall second quarter revenue falls 6% after 56% downturn in sports revenue due to Covid-19

French poker revenue rocketed 126% year-on-year to €142m (£126m) during Q2 2020 amid a 68% increase in active players during the Covid-19 lockdown. Total French gross gambling revenue (GGR) declined 6% annually during the second quarter to €323m (£288m), alongside a 9% decrease in active player accounts, according to the latest numbers published by the…

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