Europoker Partnerships

by , Feb 9, 2008 | 3:08 pm

I think this story — about the Austrian state gambling entity going into business with the Swedish online poker oligarchy — will go under the radar but is much bigger than it appears for the future of poker … in a good way.


3 Comments to “Europoker Partnerships”


  1. DanM
    says:

    Robert, you are such a tease. Why would the company behind one state-run monopoly getting the contract for another be “good for poker” overall?


  2. Robert Goldfarb
    says:

    Well Dan, since there is no original thought, maybe another country or two (read USA) will someday see offering poker as a viable means of generating tax revenue. Growth of poker = good for poker.

    Oh, and I only tease you because I know you love it.


  3. DanM
    says:

    ***someday***

    Perhaps … but these countries also see a value in socialized medicine, a concept that hasn’t really caught on yet over here.

    And who really needs to generate tax revenue when you can spend willy-nilly, so long as we’ve got a war on terror and high gas prices to justify it all? But I digress …

    ***Well Dan, since there is no original thought***
    Whoa, don’t go getting all philosophical on us.