On Monday, Française des Jeux (FDJ) awakened the gambling sector to its €2.6bn acquisition, tabled to investors of Kindred Group.

As proclaimed to the Paris Euronext, FDJ makes a bold and daring move to become “Europe’s second biggest gambling operator” – as it continues its M&A appetite beyond French shores.

What is the ripple-effect of FDJ’s transformative bid to acquire Kindred Group, on European markets and its competitive make-up – as a hungry and deep-pocketed French giant awakens. Has the gambling M&A cycle returned to Europe following its focus on the US?

This will be the topic of today’s iGaming Daily, sponsored by Optimove, as host Martyn Elliot, Media Project Director at SBC, is joined by Edward Menmuir, Content Director at SBC, and Ted Orme-Claye, Editor at Payment Expert and Insider Sport.

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