Wednesday July 27,2011 :  FDJ LICENCING AGREEMENT WITH WATCH&BET
 
Watch&Bet to augment French operators online sports service
 
French national lottery operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) announced the signing of a licencing agreement with live streaming service provider Watch&Bet, this week.
 
Watch&Bet, powered by digital sports media company Perform, will deliver live sports events streamed across FDJ's sports betting website parionsweb.fr.
 
Thomas Lamaury, Research & Development – Sport, FDJ said: “We are very excited to add Watch&Bet to our online sports service in France. Watch&Bet effectively turns us into an online sports broadcaster and allows us to combine the best in live sports video with in-play markets, providing an enhanced service to our French customers.”
 
Ross MacEacharn, Managing Director of Watch&Bet added: “We’re very much looking forward to working with FDJ. Watch&Bet provides a unique service that enables our partners to drive in-play revenues by combining great content, a 24/7 optimised schedule and streaming that is faster than TV.”