GPI and USA TODAY Sports to the office Together on Poker Sportification
The Global Poker Index and United States Of America TODAY Sports Media Group announced on Thursday which they had penned a content that is multi-year, under which United States Of America TODAY Sports is always to host a poker-only page that will feature GPI assets and associated information. The website is slated become launched in January 2016.
The GPI, that is owned by Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, has constantly remarked that its main goal is always to ‘sportify poker.’ It really is trying to accomplish this not only through the prevailing positions of planet’s most successful and lucrative poker players but additionally through the corporation of different tournaments and leagues. Therefore the worldwide Poker League will be one such competition. It is streamed online that is live and feature groups from throughout the world contending against each other.
The worldwide Poker League is planned become launched in the quarter that is first of included in GPI’s strategy to entirely change the world of poker by increasing the activity value associated with game through exciting customer content plus the organization of similarly exciting activities. In the beginning, the league will feature 12 franchises, including Las Vegas, la, and New York-based groups.
Commenting in the present contract, Jason Ford, Vice President of Sports Marketing for USA TODAY Sports, stated that the GPI has accomplished more than any other such organization in unifying poker and making a ”big league’ atmosphere around play.’ The professional also noted they are getting excited about working closely together to produce exactly what would be a 24/7 poker that is digital also to covering a number of the upcoming ‘groundbreaking’ competitions and related events the GPI is set to introduce within the months and a long time.