Play LA Inc.Aims a New Online Sports Betting Site at France

Published Tuesday, April 13, 2010 -

Play LA Inc. the up and growing concern in the world of online poker, online sports betting has announced that it has made an effort to create a French facing sports news website. The website will publish news, player profiles, match odds, statistics and betting tips that include all the most popular sporting activities in France. The company is an international online publishing firm that operates a global network of 19 websites primarily aimed at the UK and Europe. Play LA's websites for sports, casino games and poker offer a unique perspective and sound advise for the gambler. Headquartered in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, in the Caribbean the company has been around since 2005. The announcement comes just as France's National Assembly voted in favour of legalizing online gambling. Final approval of the legislation will come shortly again just in time for the biggest sporting event of the year, the 2010 World Cup of soccer set to be played in South Africa in June of this year. The European Union and the French Supreme Court have yet to sign off on the online gambling bill. The French government expects to collect about 5 billion euros a year in taxes from the gambling industry with the passing of the new legislation. Play LA Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer, David Hallonquist, said, "This new development follows our strategy of moving into new markets that are regulating online gaming. Many of our existing advertisers are establishing their business presence in France already, giving us a built-in client base the day our website goes live." Hallonquist added, "This newest development will increase our network total to twenty websites when launched." Play LA inc. has lots to look forward too in terms of expansion and assembled an impressive portfolio of assets, including BettingChoice, GuideToPoker and GuideToCasinos. The firm also owns GuidetoBetting and GuidetoBingo, but have yet to develop these assets. The company has German, English, Swedish, Italian, and Spanish web sites, that will soon include French.










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