Since June 2010 in France it is possible to play poker on the net in a completely legal way. So obviously the main change in poker players has been in the fact now to declare his income and forcing pay taxes on his earnings. On the side of online poker operators also, necessarily the repercussions have also been felt since the fact of offering poker, sports or horse online betting, or any other online casino game necessarily implies having to pay taxes. today.
It should be remembered that, in principle, gambling gains are not supposed to be subject to taxation. The problem is that nowadays there are more and more professional poker players who generate a lot of income thanks to poker and who lives today more than that. As a result, the Minister of the Budget advocates that professional players are henceforth subject to the declaration of their earnings as non-commercial profits.