GPI and USA TODAY Sports to exert effort Together on Poker Sportification
The Global Poker Index and United States Of America TODAY Sports Media Group announced on Thursday they had penned a multi-year content agreement, under which USA TODAY Sports is to host a poker-only page that would feature GPI assets and related information. The website is slated become launched in January 2016.
The GPI, which is owned by Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, has always pointed out that its goal that is main is ‘sportify poker.’ It’s trying to accomplish this not only through the prevailing ranks of world’s most successful and lucrative poker players but also through the organization of different competitions and leagues. And the worldwide Poker League is usually to be one such competition. It will likely be streamed online that is live and feature groups from all over the world contending against one another.
The worldwide Poker League is planned to be launched in the quarter that is first of as part of GPI’s strategy to totally replace the world of poker by increasing the activity value of this game through exciting consumer content and the organization of equally exciting events. At first, the league will feature 12 franchises, including Las Vegas, l . a ., and New York-based groups.
Commenting on the agreement that is recent Jason Ford, Vice President of Sports advertising for USA TODAY Sports, said that the GPI has achieved significantly more than some other such organization in unifying poker and creating a ”big league’ environment around play.’ The administrator also noted they are getting excited about working closely together to produce just what would have been a 24/7 poker that is digital and to covering several of the future ‘groundbreaking’ tournaments and related activities the GPI is placed to introduce into the months and a long time. Continue reading “GPI and USA TODAY Sports to exert effort Together on Poker Sportification”