Latest update: 09/06/2010
Fancy a flutter? Online gambling becomes legal in France
Gambling just got easier in France. Rather than go into a bookies, French internet users can now place bets online. In the past, websites that offered bets or card games with cash prizes had to be based outside France, but a new law means that's no longer the case. However, they will have to follow a strict set of rules laid down by the new regulating body, set up to oversee the fledgling industry.