Reports that French politicians have rejected ending the ring-fencing of the country’s online poker market are far off the mark, the country’s regulator L’Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne (ARJEL) has claimed.

ARJEL has spoken out following reports that an amendment to a new digital bill being debated in the country, which would have allowed licensed operators to pool liquidity with other jurisdictions, has been rejected by the Lower House of the country’s Parliament, the Assemblée Nationale.

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