Il Fatto Quotidiano
On Il FattoQuotidiano Dario De Toffoli writes his blog about Games and the Culture of Games, dedicating a lot of space also to the gambling situation in Italy. Many post about this issue (click here). He wrote also to defend poker against the accuse of being considered a gambling game. This post of 2012 (click here) has been used in man websites (Assopoker – Italiapokerclub – Ludologo – Pokeritaliaweb)
Dario De Toffoli also wrote about poker on:
On Tangram in 2011 Dario De Toffoli begun his “Viaggio intorno al Poker”. He wrote about this game to present it to the people that were fearing it: “Let’s begin a new trip. The most played game in the world. A game that has a doubtful past, surrounded by whiskey and smoke. A game that changed a lot in the last years. Somebody will say that it was about time, somebody else will not agree. Whatever your opinion might be, I think this game deserves attention as it has become not only a ludic but also a cultural and social event. I will analyse it under many different aspects: history, math, social, legislative, media, industrial and of course the game as it is (rules and variations).”
INTERVIEWS BY DARIO DE TOFFOLI
These interviews are available only in italian
BOTH NICE AND SERIOUS WITH A MIKE
He also plays. “When I win it is thanks to Luca Pagano who taught me well, when I lose it is my fault, because I haven’t learned well!”
Here at the Grand Prix GD in Saint Vincent, where you have been one of the best players… I take the opportunity to make you some questions.(…)
Flavio Ferrari Zumbini
CULTURA E INTELLIGENZA APPLICATE AL POKER
Due lauree, giramondo, una carriera promettente lasciata per il poker, una poker room da lui fondata… e ora giocatore professionista!
Intanto complimenti per le tue brillanti prestazioni alle WSOP. (…)
GLI ASPETTI LEGALI DEL POKER IN ITALIA
Oltre che ottimo giocatore, è l’avvocato del poker italiano.
Secondo lui l’imminente legislazione sul cash game avrebbe deliberatamente ignorato importanti aspetti sociali della questione.
Tu sei uno dei primissimi giocatori italiani di Texas Hold’em: quando hai cominciato? (…)