De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés advised Barrière Poker (or LB Poker) in the context of its strategic partnership with Caesars Interactive Entertainment in order to develop an online poker platform of world renown.
Barrière Poker (or LB Poker) is a joint-venture company hold by Française des Jeux, the group Lucien Barrière, leader in the sector of casinos in France, and Online Gaming 3D specialized in an online poker offer via its platform. Barrière Poker and Caesar Interactive Entertainment have been working together since January 2011 at the World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE). Barrière Poker and the group Lucien Barrière exclusively organise events relating to the WSOPE in France.
With this technology cooperation agreement, both companies aim for the development of an online poker platform of world renown in all regulated markets, including in the American market currently evolving towards a “liberalisation”.
For the restructuring and negotiation of this complex international agreement, Barrière Poker, the legal departments of Française des Jeux and the group Lucien Barrière were advised by de Gaulle Fleurance & Associés.
Caesars Interactive Entertainment was advised by the law firm Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in London.