A new career in UFAgaming

    In the middle of his poker “rush” Lyle Berman was dancing toward bigger fortunes in business. Beginning with his involvement as a limited partner in a blind pool (1990) he was searching for businesses in which to invest . He recalls casually, “I did a couple of deals. “The blind pool was a public company that merged G3 Leather Company (a company he knew well) and Northgate Computer Company, a Dell look-alike except for going out of business in 1990. In the same year, two of Lyle’s partners in the pool had negotiated a gaming deal with an Indian tribe. They came to Lyle thinking he would join as a…