Anger was simmering in France over issues related to gambling for more than a year and Wednesday it arrived to a boil as a lot more than 2,000 people took to the streets to protest potential changes to the horse industry that is racing.
More than 2,000 individuals descended on the Ministry of Finance office in Paris Wednesday to protest proposed changes to France’s horse industry that is racing.
The demonstrators were composed of mostly thoroughbred and trotting employees and assembled in Paris while watching finance ministry building in a peaceful, but rally that is dynamic. They truly are fearful proposed alterations could put them away from work.
They had been voicing issues over a plan with betting machines that the federal government desires to install around the united states, too as falls in revenue that they believe can also be the fault of elected officials.
Wagering Machines Opposed
Horse racing is big company in France and has one of many world’s premiere events, the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe, which is run the initial Sunday of October and is in existence since 1920.
It is widely believed that the sport of kings could be the best in most of Europe.
The industry happens to be rich in tradition since Joseph Oller, who had been also co-founder of the Moulin-Rouge, invented pari-mutual betting in 1891. Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) was created in 1930 and contains managed wagering since, both on and off the track. Continue reading