For 2010, the government plans to liberalize the games, which will delight some and misfortune of others. Currently, games and sports paris reported nearly 5.3 billion euros to the French state. This benefit is known as pocket money by financial specialists
The State intends to withdraw from the capital of the PMU and French Games – making sure to give approvals under the new regulatory authority is valid for 5 years.
The operators of online games should be required: :
1- have separate accounts for activities on French territory,
2- have a debit of players in France,
3- do not make anonymous means of payment,
4- have a permanent correspondent in France.
The French game and the PMU are thus led to a privatization. Online gaming will become even easier access.
This makes the new addiction experts worried, who fear the return in addition to the addiction of the internet games, with repercussions on family life.
But that was then, this windfall profits?
Three names are automatically established as: :
* The Barrier Group, is one of the first fortunes in France, whose CEO is Dominique Desseigne. This group owns several casinos and also Fouquet’s de Paris, which had been the site of congratulation in May 2007, being elected President of the Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy.
* We also found the group Partouche, Patrick Partouche, CEO and close to the president. This group has already managed to obtain two licenses one in Malta and one in Gibraltar. Partouche is currently preparing to launch its gaming site online, in France.
* And finally, is Stephane Courbit, former boss of Endemol, which also open two gaming sites online and get a piece. In 2004, Nicolas Sarkozy was a witness at the marriage of high-profile Courbit. Alain Minc, an ardent supporter of the President, advises like a friend Stéphane Courbit, it is best to position themselves in areas that do not open that now the competition.
With the liberalization of online games, internet takes the risk of participating in increase of corrupt players, but also of money laundering or rigging of paris. By promoting fraud, players may be foremost victims …