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IGT to upgrade FDJ’s lottery management system

IGT Plc has secured a major technology agreement to upgrade the central lottery system of La Française des Jeux (FDJ) – France’s national lottery operator.  The NYSE technology group disclosed that it had won a seven-year agreement to modernise FDJ’s group-wide lottery management system, which will be upgraded to its advanced Aurora platform. IGT has maintained a technology partnership with …

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Full strength FDJ outperforms 2019 comparatives

Groupe FDJ reports a strong business momentum as its financial performance begins to outmatch pre-COVID 2019 results.  Publishing its Q3 trading update (period ending 30 September), FDJ recorded a group turnover of €529 million (Q3 2020: €503m) generated from the combined lottery and sports betting sales of €4.5 billion (Q3 2020: €4.3bn).  France National Lottery operator reopened its entire AMIGO …

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FDJ Solutions to power Ontario PROLINE+ sportsbook 

Groupe FDJ has announced a major North American commercial expansion as its Sporting Solutions and Gaming Solutions subsidiaries have been chosen to power the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s (OLG) first sportsbook property.  The partnership will see FDJ subsidiaries provide a fully managed wagering solution for the launch of PROLINE+, OLG’s new sportsbook brand, which will serve as the province …

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FDJ Gaming Solutions to revamp LOTTO Bayern’s retail network 

Groupe FDJ has announced a major commercial development, as its FDJ Gaming Solutions B2B technology subsidiary has won the tender to redevelop the retail distribution network of LOTTO Bayern.  Working with retail technology partner Groupe Carrus, FDJ Gaming Solutions has been tasked with deploying +4,300 of its ELITE camera-based lottery terminals to upgrade LOTTO Bayern’s retail network The deal is …

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FDJ expands Factory Sports programme for Paris 2024

Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) has welcomed the return of French athletes who competed in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.  The principal sponsor of France’s Olympic team and main fundraiser for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games hailed the performance of French athletes, who won a total of 33 medals, including 10 gold. France’s national lottery operator supported the development of several …

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EC probes FDJ’s €380m French national lottery contract

The European Commission (EC) has launched an ‘in-depth investigation’ examining how Groupe FDJ secured its 25-year exclusive concession to operate France’s national lottery. The Commission has launched its investigation following two separate complaints that highlighted Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) paying the French government a fee of €380 million to operate France’s national lottery games and retail distribution network. FDJ’s exclusive …

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FDJ backs Tour des Femmes 2022 expansion 

Upholding its commitment to diversifying its sponsorship portfolio of French sports, Française des Jeux (FDJ) has become an official partner of the Tour de France Women’s edition.  Beginning in 2022, France’s National Lottery operator will work with race organiser Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) to promote the ‘Tour de France Femmes’, to be on par with its male cycling counterpart. For …

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French government triggers public reward in FDJ

France’s Ministry of the Economy and Finance has activated its ‘public reward’ for investors that participated in the Paris Euronext IPO of Française des Jeux (FDJ) back in November 2019. Groupe FDJ’s public investors will be rewarded with one additional share for each tranche of 10 IPO shares brought, with the supplement paid for by the French government. The offer, which …

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FDJ appoints Andy Wright as new CEO of Sporting Group  

Groupe FDJ has confirmed the inbound appointment of Andy Wright as Chief Executive of Sporting Group, the sports betting technology unit of the Paris-listed gambling group. Wright will replace Sporting Group CEO Simon Trim, who has chosen to end his 23-year association with the company where he has spent the last five years as Chief Executive, leading the technology group …

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