GPI and United States Of America TODAY Sports to get results 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 to host a poker-only web page that would feature GPI assets and associated information. The web site is slated become launched in 2016 january.
The GPI, which can be owned by Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, has always noticed that its definitive goal is to ‘sportify poker.’ It really is wanting to achieve this not just through the existing positioning of world’s most successful and poker that is profitable but also through the organization of various competitions and leagues. While the worldwide Poker League is usually to be one competition that is such. It will likely be streamed live online and certainly will feature teams from around the globe contending against one another.
The Global Poker League is planned become launched into the quarter that is first of as part of GPI’s strategy to entirely change the realm of poker by increasing the activity value of the game through exciting consumer content therefore the organization of similarly exciting occasions. At first, the league will feature 12 franchises, including Las vegas, nevada, Los Angeles, and New York-based teams.
Commenting regarding the agreement that is recent Jason Ford, Vice President of Sports Marketing for United States Of America TODAY Sports, stated that the GPI has achieved a lot more than any other such company in unifying poker and creating a ”big league’ atmosphere around play.’ The administrator also noted they are looking forward to working closely together to generate what would be a 24/7 digital poker system also to addressing a number of the future ‘groundbreaking’ tournaments and associated activities the GPI is scheduled to launch within the months and years into the future. Continue reading