French Gaming Revenues Jumped in 2021

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This week French gaming regulator L'Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) announced that the country's gross gambling revenue hit €10.7 billion in 2021, up 7% from 2020.

Land casinos only accounted for €1.08 billion in revenue due to the fact that they were forced to be closed until October 30th due to Covid-19. The country's lottery monopoly La Française des Jeux and horse racing monopoly generated €8.6 billion, which was up 3.6% from 2020.

There were 5.4 million active gamblers in the country, up 11.1% from 2020. 3.8 million were registered online, with average accounts per person coming in at 1.44. 48% of French adults gambled at some point of the year, with 93% of them having played scratch tickets or lottery games.

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Dustin Jermalowicz
Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.