Tag Archives: ARJEL

ESSA agrees integrity partnership with Lithuanian regulator

ESSA and the Gaming Control Authority under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania have agreed an information sharing agreement to guard against betting related corruption. The cooperation arrangement will see the exchange of information concerning any suspicious betting identified on ESSA members’ regulated markets within the Lithuanian regulator’s operational remit, in a move which further increases ESSA’s international information …

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ESSA and ARJEL agree integrity partnership ahead of Euro 2016

ESSA and French gambling regulatory authority ARJEL have signed an integrity agreement ahead of the Euro 2016 Championships. The agreement will allow ESSA and ARJEL to exchange information with each other on suspicious betting. The partnership protocol covers a range of sports and competitions and demonstrates both parties’ ongoing commitment to protecting sport, consumers and regulated betting markets from the …

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Cecile Chaussard joins ARJEL as public policy advisor

French online gambling regulator L’Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne (ARJEL) has confirmed the appointment of Cecile Chaussard to its advisory board. Chaussard a lecturer of law and political science at University of Bourgogne (Dijon) will advise the regulator’s governance on matters of public and stakeholder policy with regards to the French online gambling industry. Under the current French …

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ICE 2016 – Responsible Gambling Focus

Clive Hawkswood of the Remote Gambling Association has insisted the gambling industry is on the right road with self-exclusion policy, and cited the complexity of the issue for those expecting a quick fix. This came in response to Wanda Goldwag, Chair and Independent Standards Commissioner of the Senet Group, claiming that we are a long way from establishing effective policy. Self-exclusion …

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ARJEL extends France Pari licence until 2020

French sports betting operator and supplier France Pari has had its licence in the country extended for another five years. France Pari was among the first companies to get a licence in June 2010 when the French iGambling market opened and those licences had an initial term of five years. Last week France Pari became one of the first companies …

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ARJEL – World Cup 2014 boosts French sportsbook revenues

French online betting and gaming regulator Autorité de Régulation des Jeux En Ligne (ARJEL), published its Q3 2014 industry performance report. The regulator reported that gross gaming revenues from sports betting had increased 94% to €60 million (2013 Q3 – €31 million). The online regulator said that the industry’s positive sports betting performance had been primarily driven by high betting …

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Record revenues for France Pari

Sports operator France Pari recorded revenues of €9 million (£7.1m) during the first six months of 2014, with sales doubling from the same period last year. The group said the FIFA World Cup brought additional growth of 30 per cent, with revenues of €1.2 million (£1m). Sportsbetting grew by 108 per cent, while stacks reached €8 million (£6.4) for S1 …

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Singapore seeks ARJEL help for potential igaming regulation

A Singapore special delegation focusing on igaming have visited French igaming regulator ARJEL, as part of a fact finding mission that could lead to a revamping of Singaporean igaming and sports betting regulations. The French gambling regulator  stated that it was consulting with Singapore delegation with regards to the implementation of igaming laws, taxes and monitoring of operator behaviour. The …

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Federbet criticised over match fixing claims

Federbet, the Belgian-based integrity body which claimed last season 110 matches were identified as having been fixed, with suspicions over a further 350, has been widely criticised by both sporting and gambling organisations. French regulator ARJEL issued a joint statement with the French Football League (LFP) decrying the claims. It said: “ARJEL and LFP cannot agree with the statements that …

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Crespin appointed new CEO of ARJEL

French gambling regulator ARJEL have promoted Gilles Crespin as Chief Executive of the regulatory organisation. Crespin takes over from the position following the retirement of incumbent Frédéric Epaulard. Crespin is set to undertake the restructuring of the organisation as ARJEL looks to be more in-tune with modern gaming consumer demands. Crespin had served as Assistant General Manager for the French …

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