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Commitments : The French Competition Authority imposes a financial penalty of €900,000 to an undertaking that failed to comply with the commitment to separate the pools of bets made online and through the physical network of outlets (PMU)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. It will be remembered that following a referral by Betclic, the Competition Authority had obtained commitments from PMU that it had made binding by Decision No. 14-D-04 of 25 February 2014....consisting mainly of separating its masses of hard and soft stakes. In December 2017, Betclic and Zeturf again brought a case before the Authority for non-compliance by PMU with this commitment. More specifically, the referral concerns the marketing by PMU of bets on foreign races under joint mass agreements with a foreign operator, both in its hard and online channels (pt. 44). This practice relates to five partnerships currently in force, for which the PMU is

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Alain Ronzano, Commitments : The French Competition Authority imposes a financial penalty of €900,000 to an undertaking that failed to comply with the commitment to separate the pools of bets made online and through the physical network of outlets (PMU), 7 April 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 94209, www.concurrences.com

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