The movie Field of Dreams added the phrase, “If you build it, he will come,” into our lexicon. So much so, it looks like the state of New York took that phrase very literally when it decided to green light …
Earlier this month, tax revenue from online poker failed to make it into the New York state budget. At the time, it seemed there was little hope for the legalization of online poker.
Upstate New York’s new commercial casinos failing to meet revenue expectations does not mean they’re failing. However, the state needs to be prepared if they ever do.
Revenues rose, seeds were sown on single market, one state adopted legislation, and others came close, making 2017 a banner year for online gambling.