GPI and United States Of America TODAY Sports to operate Together on Poker Sportification
The worldwide Poker Index and USA TODAY Sports Media Group announced on Thursday which 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 January 2016.
The GPI, which will be owned by Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, has constantly noticed that its goal that is main is ‘sportify poker.’ It really is trying to achieve this not merely through the prevailing ranks of world’s most successful and profitable poker players but in addition through the organization of different tournaments and leagues. While the worldwide Poker League is to be one competition that is such. It’ll be streamed live on line and certainly will feature groups from around the world competing against each other.
The Global Poker League is planned to be launched within the very first quarter of 2016 as an element of GPI’s technique to completely replace the realm of poker by increasing the activity value associated with game through exciting customer content therefore the company of similarly exciting activities. At first, the league will feature 12 franchises, including Las Vegas, l . a ., and New York-based teams.
Commenting in the agreement that is recent Jason Ford, Vice President of Sports advertising for United States Of America TODAY Sports, stated that the GPI has accomplished more than some other such company in unifying poker and making a »big league’ environment around play.’ The executive also noted they are getting excited about working closely together generate exactly what could be a 24/7 poker that is digital and to covering many of the future ‘groundbreaking’ tournaments and associated events the GPI is scheduled to launch in the months and years into the future. Continue Reading