Award-winning technology provider BetConstruct has entered into a long-term partnership with the Barriere Group, which operates 28 casinos, a gaming club, 18 hotels and 140 restaurants and bars in France.


The deal will see the French group unveil its premium betting platform backed by BetConstruct’s technology on September 16. Leveraging BetConstruct’s technology and knowledge, Barriere will start its online betting operation as BarriereBet, offering players sports betting and later on horseracing as well as poker.

Available on desktop and mobile (iOS and Android apps and mobile version) starting from September 16, BarriereBet will operate on BetConstruct’s Sportsbook under ANJ’s (formerly ARJEL) licence, which enables igaming activities in France.

From ensuring top-notch content to building a seamless player experience, the integrated platform will offer the industry’s leading online sports wagering experiences to BarriereBet’s new and existing players. They will have access to more than 40 sports and 200 event types, with over 30,000 sports events per year.

Dominique Desseigne, chairman and CEO of Barriere Group, commented: “The online gaming market is a new axis of development which will allow the group to consolidate its positions and promote its brands, as well as increase our brand awareness toward our new players and retain our land-based casino customers.”

Vigen Badalyan, BetConstruct founder and CEO, said: “With a remarkable journey that began back in 1912, Barriere has gone through many eras of growth and transformation to establish itself as one of the market leaders in French casinos.

"Now they seek to leverage the strength of their brand and their expertise to make the transition to online and we are happy to partner with them as they look to realise their online ambitions. We wish Barriere hundreds of years of susuccess and growth in the online world.”