Anger happens to be simmering in France over issues related to gambling for over a year and Wednesday it came to a boil as significantly more than 2,000 people took to the streets to protest prospective changes to the horse industry that is racing.
More than 2,000 people descended on the Ministry of Finance office in Paris Wednesday to protest proposed changes to France’s horse industry that is racing.
The demonstrators had been consists of mostly thoroughbred and trotting employees and assembled in Paris while watching finance ministry building in a peaceful, but rally that is dynamic. They have been fearful proposed alterations could put them away from work.
They had been concerns that are voicing a plan with wagering machines that the federal government wants to install around the country, also as drops in revenue that they believe can be the fault of elected officials.
Betting Machines Opposed
Horse racing is big business in France and has one of many world’s premiere events, the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe, which is run the very first Sunday of October and has been in existence since 1920.
Its widely thought that the sport of kings is the best in all of Europe.
The industry happens to be rich in tradition since Joseph Oller, who was also co-founder of the Moulin-Rouge, invented pari-mutual betting in 1891. Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) was created in 1930 and contains controlled wagering since, both on and off the tra Continue reading “French Protest Over Proposed Changes to Horse Racing Betting”