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 contract, under which United States Of America TODAY Sports is always to host a poker-only page that would feature GPI assets and related information. The web site is slated to be launched in 2016 january.
The GPI, that will be owned by Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, has constantly remarked that its goal that is main is ‘sportify poker.’ Its attempting to accomplish that not just through the prevailing ranks of earth’s most successful and profitable poker players but additionally through the organization of various competitions and leagues. And also the Global Poker League will be one competition that is such. It will be streamed online that is live and feature groups from around the globe competing against each other.
The worldwide Poker League is planned become launched in the first quarter of 2016 as part of GPI’s strategy to totally replace the world of poker by increasing the activity value regarding the game through exciting consumer content plus the organization of similarly exciting events. In the beginning, the league will feature 12 franchises, including Las Vegas, la, and New York-based groups.
Commenting regarding the agreement that is recent Jason Ford, Vice President of Sports advertising for USA TODAY Sports, said that the GPI has accomplished more than some other such organization in unifying poker and developing a ”big league’ environment around play.’ The professional also noted they are looking forward to working closely together to create what would be a 24/7 poker that is digital also to addressing many of the future ‘groundbreaking’ tournaments and related activities the GPI is scheduled to introduce into the months and a long time. Continue Reading