888 has received a licence from French regulator ARJEL for its joint poker network with Microgaming targeting the French market.
Also licensed by ARJEL was the first operator scheduled to launch on 888 and Microgaming’s new network, La Société Française des Jeux sur Internet (SFJI).
SFJI was established in May of this year by 40 independent land-based casinos in France to launch a poker offering, most likely under the 200pourcentpoker brand.
SFJI is also the first deal for Spiral Solutions France, Spin3 parent company Spiral Solutions’ B2B partnership with land-based casino supplier Santa-Maria Group targeting the French poker market.
888 joins Bwin, PartyGaming, PokerStars, Bwin, BetClic and Everest as major operators now licensed in the re-regulated French market.