GPI and USA Sports to Work Together on Poker Sportification today
The Global 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 to host a poker-only page that will feature GPI assets and related information. The website is slated to be launched in January 2016.
The GPI, which can be owned by Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, has always noticed that its goal that is main is ‘sportify poker.’ It really is attempting to achieve this not just through the prevailing ratings of world’s most successful and poker that is profitable but also through the corporation of various competitions and leagues. Plus the worldwide Poker League is usually to be one competition that is such. It is streamed live on line and will feature teams from around the globe contending against one another.
The worldwide Poker League is scheduled become launched into the quarter that is first of as an element of GPI’s technique to totally replace the world of poker by increasing the activity value for the game through exciting consumer content as well as the organization of equally exciting occasions. At first, the league will feature 12 franchises, including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and brand New York-based groups.
Commenting on the present contract, Jason Ford, Vice President of Sports advertising for USA TODAY Sports, said that the GPI has achieved more than some other such company in unifying poker and creating a ”big league’ atmosphere around play.’ The executive also noted that they’re anticipating working closely together to produce what would be a 24/7 electronic poker community also to covering many of the upcoming ‘groundbreaking’ tournaments and related activities the GPI is set to introduce within the months and years into the future.