Anger happens to be simmering in France over issues related to gambling for longer than a year and Wednesday it came to a boil as more than 2,000 individuals took to the streets to protest possible 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 had been comprised of mostly thoroughbred and trotting employees and assembled in Paris as you're watching finance ministry building in a peaceful, but rally that is dynamic. They have been fearful proposed alterations could put them out of work.
They were voicing concerns over a plan with gambling machines that the federal government desires to install around the nation, also as drops in revenue that they believe can be the fault of elected officials.
Wagering Machines Opposed
Horse racing is big company in France and has among the globe's premiere events, the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe, which is run the very first Sunday of October and is in existence since 1920.
It's widely thought that the sport of kings may be the best in all of Europe.
The industry was rich in tradition since Joseph Oller, who had been also co-founder of the Moulin-Rouge, created pari-mutual betting in 1891. Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) was developed in 1930 and it has controlled wagering since, both on and off the track.
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