GPI and USA TODAY Sports to get results Together on Poker Sportification
The worldwide Poker Index and United States Of America TODAY Sports Media Group announced on Thursday they had penned a content that is multi-year, under which United States Of America TODAY Sports is always to host a poker-only web page that would feature GPI assets and associated information. The website is slated to be launched in 2016 january.
The GPI, which can be owned by Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, has always pointed out that its main goal is always to ‘sportify poker.’ It really is attempting to accomplish that not merely through the prevailing ranks of world’s most successful and poker that is profitable but in addition through the business of various competitions and leagues. While the worldwide Poker League is to be one competition that is such. It will be streamed live on line and certainly will feature groups from throughout the world competing against each other.
The Global Poker League is planned become launched within the quarter that is first of included in GPI’s strategy to totally change the realm of poker by increasing the activity value associated with the game through exciting consumer content plus the company of equally exciting activities. At first, the league will feature 12 franchises, including Las vegas, nevada, la, and brand New York-based groups.
Commenting on the current contract, Jason Ford, Vice President of Sports Marketing for USA TODAY Sports, said that the GPI has accomplished significantly 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 generate just what would have been a 24/7 poker that is digital and to addressing a number of the upcoming ‘groundbreaking’ competitions and associated occasions the GPI is defined to introduce into the months and a long time. Continue Reading