France's Court of Auditors (Cour des Comptes) has issued a critical report into numerous aspects of French gambling regulation, proposing changes that will help to ensure effective protection for consumers and a viable market for operators.

The wide-ranging report carried out by the Cour des Comptes, presented by president Didier Migaud, concludes that France's current regulatory framework is too fragmented to be effective, with too many ministries involved to achieve a unified and coherent strategy.

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