Partouche will soon accept cryptocurrencies in its casinos

This Tuesday was launched a first project, “Joker Club”, a collection of NFT – a digital property certificate – made of “8,888 images each representing a unique joker”.

Casino operator Partouche will accept cryptocurrency in its casinosfrom this season“Announced to AFP Patrick Partouche, the chairman of its supervisory board, on the occasion of the launch of a collection of NFT “joker club», by the group. At the head of 40 establishments, the company which will be 50 years old next year, also announced on Tuesday that it was creating Partouche Multiverse, a subsidiary dedicated to projects in the metaverse, a concept of virtual universe in full development, with the ambition of become “a leading actor” of “entertainment 3.0“.

And “from this season, we hope from July or August, Partouche will be able to take cryptocurrencies in its establishments“, declared Patrick Partouche, who succeeded in 2006 to his father, Isidore Partouche, founder of the family group in 1973.

We are in the process of putting this in place, technically and legally it holds up. We will take the strongest cryptos“, he said, on the sidelines of NFT Day, which launched the 2022 edition of the Paris Blockchain Week Summit on Tuesday, an event bringing together players in the digital asset industry in Paris, from April 12 to 14.

“A sesame”

We have been innovating for 20 years, we have never been content to operate slot machines and gaming tables, we have always been on the games of tomorrow“, affirmed Patrick Partouche. “NFTs are tokens. We’ve been working with tokens for 50 years: we invented them, we bought them, sold them, modified them… it’s the core business of casinos!he exclaimed.

This Tuesday was launched a first project, “joker club“, a collection of NFT – a certificate of digital ownership – made of “8,888 images each representing a unique joker, with different attributes“, explained Maurice Schulmann, president of Partouche Multiverse.

This NFT is “a sesame, a gateway to belonging to a community of people» and will offer advantages in the network of casinos and Partouche hotels, he continues, such as «access to evenings reserved for NFT owners, participation in lotteries to win concert tickets, or a stay“. Buyers, who become exclusive owners of these joker images, can also resell them.

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