Due to the recent French legislation of Law n° 2010-476 du 12 mai 2010 relative à l’ouverture à la concurrence et à la régulation du secteur des jeux d’argent et de hasard en ligne (“French Online Gambling Law”), the entire Playtech casinos network, has announced that they will be banning all French IP addresses from playing on the entire software platform.
Players from France will no longer be able to play however, they will be able to login and request withdrawals. Our clients will refund any outstanding Real Money balances to these player accounts.
Playtech is considered to be one of the most popular casino software providers available for European casino players. Playtech specializes in the strongest quality imagery for every one of the lobbies they present, and they concenrate on table games participant who yearns for the exploits of live Vegas style casino gambling.
As of Midnight tonight, June 29th 2010, Playtech casinos will no longer accept French Players.
This action has been taken by most online casinos with the rest of the playtech brands soon to follow.
This was in response to France taking legistlative action to illegalize online casino gambling with future hopes of regulating and taxing companies that will return to the french market.
Playtech is a gaming software development company founded in 1999. The company provides software for online casinos, online poker rooms, online bingo games, online sports betting, scratch games, mobile gaming and fixed-odds arcade games online.
Playtech software powers several of the most popular online casino brands available on the net such as Golden Palace, Bet365, Titan Poker, Mansion Poker, Casino Tropez, Europa Casino, City Club Casino, Crown Europe Casino and more.