It’s almost there! The National Assembly had already voted on first reading the Bill on the open market of online gaming in October 2009 saw, in turn, the Senate adopted the legislation on market opening on 24 February.
Getting 181 votes (Senators of the UMP and the Centrist Union) against 140 for the opposition, this legislation must now go through a second reading in the Senate next March 30 before being finally adopted.
Most changes to legislation will have met the senators and Notament the party’s decision to block sites gambling did not obtain the legal license or government approval. In fact, it’s more than 25,000 gaming sites to be blocked or dereferenced (on search engines such as Google or Yahoo and Bing) after consideration of justice and a judge’s decision.
If the implementation of the law follows its course “normal”, it should be able to come into force at the beginning of the FIFA World Cup scheduled for next June. The court will then working hard because it will be to block or dereference a number of gaming sites “illegal” by then.
According to Eric Woerth, the Budget Minister in charge of legislation, the Government does to this day, distributing a “fifty” licensing among all operators who have applied. Titan Poker (poker site online) and Titan Bet (paris Online Sports), two sites gambling mega-brand of Titan (Euro Partners) will very probably one of the sites gambling online that will receive a gaming license law. All other operators engaged in the French market and has not obtained the license French will be considered illegal …