A study that goes against what can be read for several weeks, particularly on the numbers given on the subject. According to a survey by TNS Sofres for EPIQ, internet still occupy a marginal place in regard to gambling in France, while the French remain cautious on the subject, and seem to feel little affected by the forthcoming opening market.
The study is instructive as to the interest of the French for online gaming, 45% of French do not know any sites for gambling online. Among the French who are gambling in general (48% of French), they are only 4% to play games for money on the Internet.
In addition, fewer than one in five French (19%) said trust sites gambling on the Internet and a small minority (3%) they are completely confident.
Regarding the visibility of sites, the best known are those of the two incumbents French. Awareness is particularly high for the site of the PMU with 49% of French who reported knowing at least by name. Awareness is more moderate on the French site of the Games with 24% of citations. Side operators
Finally, with regard to market opening in France, only half of the population is aware of the situation, with a slightly higher among the players: “61% of frequent players say they are aware of the next open competition, against 54% for the whole sample.