The last October 13, 2009, the National Assembly had endorsed the bill on the opening to competition of the market for games and online paris. Several organizers of online games closely follow the smallest steps taken by the French state.
Until the law is not implemented and the authority to regulate online gaming has distributed the licenses, it is strictly forbidden to organize or advertise for games of money and chance. For now only existing monopolies such as JDF or PMU is their right.
However the company Unibet would have discovered recently with the court has decided that the group will be sentenced to pay a $ 1.3 million to the FFT (French Tennis Federation) as damages, for arranging paris of illegal online on sports events, such as tennis, being held in France. Unibet is however the first site of Paris in line to be sentenced in a similar case. And yet the authorities had tried to make prevention to avoid this kind of case making it clear they would not make gifts to offenders.
This decision shows a clear-sighted warning to the various other operators paris online. In any case if in the future Unibet expects an operating license in France, the group will primarily pay for the damages found by the court
In this conflict, the Court confirmed the existence of parasitism in actions directed by Unibet, intending to capitalize on the popularity of the tournament at Roland Garros. Unibet cause harm and must be repaired.
This reversal court that this case presents to morality lead to a logical conclusion. Without authorization Unibet wanted to use the logo of the tournament at Roland Garros for profit to promote the products submitted.
This decision to a political side and also posting information to websites paris online.
By 2010, operators are preparing for a major competition where they give way to a battle with no thank you …