The French Competition Authority accepts the commitments submitted by the holder of a legal monopoly over horserace bets placed in physical outlets, to separate its online horserace betting activity from its point of sale network (Betclic / PMU)

The Autorité de la concurrence has obtained a commitment from the PMU, which will separate its online horserace betting activity from its network of points of sale under monopoly. With this decision, the Autorité ensures that diversified legal supply is maintained, to the consumer's benefit, on the recently opened market of online horserace betting.* In a decision issued today, the Autorité de la concurrence has obtained from the PMU that it will separate the betting pools of stakes placed within its physical network from those made online. This commitment, which will revamp the online horserace betting sector, will allow all operators to compete on a level playing field with the PMU.fr site. As a consequence, players will enjoy a new and diversified online offer. Betclic's complaint

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority accepts the commitments submitted by the holder of a legal monopoly over horserace bets placed in physical outlets, to separate its online horserace betting activity from its point of sale network (Betclic / PMU), 25 février 2014, e-Competitions February 2014, Art. N° 65750

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