GPI and United States Of America Sports to Work Together on Poker Sportification today

GPI and United States Of America Sports to Work Together on Poker Sportification today

The Global Poker Index and USA TODAY Sports Media Group announced on Thursday they had penned a multi-year content agreement, under which United States Of America TODAY Sports is to host a poker-only web page that would feature GPI assets and related information. The web site is slated to be launched in January 2016.

The GPI, that is owned by Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, has constantly noticed that its main goal is to ‘sportify poker.’ It is trying to accomplish this not only through the existing rankings of world’s most successful and profitable poker players but also through the corporation of different competitions and leagues. While the Global Poker League will be one such competition. It’ll be streamed live on line and will feature groups from all over the world competing against each other.

The Global Poker League is planned become launched into the first quarter of 2016 as an element of GPI’s technique to entirely change the realm of poker by increasing the activity value for the game through exciting customer content and also the organization of equally exciting events. In the beginning, the league will feature 12 franchises, including vegas, l . a ., and New York-based groups.

Commenting regarding the agreement that is recent Jason Ford, Vice President of Sports Marketing for United States Of America TODAY Sports, said that the GPI has accomplished significantly more than any other such company in unifying poker and developing a ”big league’ atmosphere around play.’ The professional also noted that they’re anticipating working closely together to create what would be a 24/7 poker that is digital also to addressing a number of the future ‘groundbreaking’ competitions and associated occasions the GPI is scheduled to introduce within the months and years to come. (more…)

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