Inks Deal With Aviation Club de France, by Greg
Tingle - 9th May 2010
has inked its B2B deal in France is applying for
a French gaming licence.
deal sees Aviation Club de France, a land-based
gambling venue off the Champs Elysees in Paris
and France's leading card room, maintain its world
class status. The club is understood to sport
in excess of 100,000 members. Aviation Club will
join PartyGaming's French poker network when laws
permits it to go ahead.
Club de France will join other gaming operators
on the network including PartyGaming's own France-facing
site, PartyGaming.fr, current French racing powerhouse
Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU), and television broadcaster
AB Groupe, following an agreement inked last month.
is keen to see the French gaming licence granted
and don't foresee delays.
licence system, which was approved by the French
parliament last month, means that PartyGaming
will switch off domestic casino and bingo when
licensing is approved, resulting in the removal
of annualised revenues of approximately $12m.
Man and its Casino
News Media and Global
Gaming Directory arms are very excited as
to what this means to the continued global strategy
gaming and news media world is following the progress
of the PartyGaming deals in France to help evaluate
their own strategy regarding gaming, government
and land based projects.
U.S, Canadian and Australian based casinos and
clubs are taking a very close look at this deal
and how it pans out, advised a Media
Man media and gaming spokesperson.
6th May 2010
Club de France to join PartyGamings French
the worlds leading listed online gaming
company, today announces its third B2B deal in
France with an exclusive multi-year agreement
to provide a white label online poker service
for Aviation Club de France (ACF),
one of the countrys most prestigious card
rooms and private members clubs.
new service, branded ACFPoker, will
join PartyGamings expanding French poker
network which will also include www.partypoker.fr.
Once PartyGaming obtains the required licence
and is operational, players on the network will
benefit from a shared pool of player liquidity
and operate on a single platform.
in 1907 by four pioneering French aviators, today
ACF has 100,000 members and is the leading card
room in France. The club is a regular host of
World Poker Tours events including the forthcoming
Grand Prix de Paris to be held on 8-16 May 2010.
The new online poker service will be promoted
through a variety of channels to ACFs extensive
on todays announcement, Jim Ryan, Chief
Executive Officer of PartyGaming, said:
is a great addition to our French poker network
and allows us to directly connect with Frances
offline poker players. This deal is a great strategic
fit and together with our other B2B alliances
in France, we are determined to establish a strong
position in what we believe will become one of
Europes largest poker markets.
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