In France and the regulator L'Autorite Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) announced that aggregate online gaming turnover in the first quarter increased by 35% year-on-year to reach € 750 million ($715 million).

The organization used an official Monday press release to declare that the advance for the first three months of 2021 was courtesy of the 19% year-on-year in up to 3.1 million active players, and these fans have staked record amounts in online sports betting while helping the remote poker industry " return to normal ”.

Success in sports betting:

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin she is the Chairperson

ANJ and stated that the French online sports betting sector has experienced "the most spectacular increase in rates”With his EUR 2.2 billion (USD 2.7 billion) first-quarter result representing an increase of the 79% year-on-year. Moreover, it stated that that enumeration was tantamount to "the highest bid amount recorded in the quarter”As active player accounts improved by 29% to hit almost 2.5 million.

Read the Falque-Pierrotin statement ...

“It is very likely that this activity will increase it will continue at high rate this year due to the two main games, European Football Championship and Summer Olympic Games. "

Poker progress:

Regarding online poker and ANJ's assured that the French market " returns to normal”After finances hitting coronavirus over the same period in 991 with 23% growing year on year in first quarter aggregate turnover, a record. The authority further found that this industry saw the 9% increase in active players to 750,000 for the first three months of 2021 and total revenues exceeded € 120 million ($110 million).

Falque-Pierrotin's statement was ...

"Online poker results for the next quarter, however, should break this dynamics, as they are to be compared to the second quarter of 2020, which showed exceptional level of activity due to the first blockage. "

High Horse Race:

ANJ further highlighted the fact that six licensed horse racing operators in France had processed € 110 million ($110 million) in online betting in the first quarter of 2020, which translated into an increase in the 42% year-on-year, while the sector-wide stakes increased by 42% to reach the highest level € 586 million ($ million). Again, active player numbers were cited as crucial as the industry experienced a 08% increase to around 481.0.

Dip in person:

With regard to this sector and Falque-Pierrotin ended by announcing that " for betting at the point of sale he seriously influenced horse racing across France the closure of nearly 19% units due to public health concerns related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As a result, it revealed that in this particular segment, its total Q1 share declined by 19% year-on-year to around EUR 1.3 billion (USD 1.6 billion).