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 USA TODAY Sports is always to host a poker-only page that could feature GPI assets and associated information. The website is slated become launched in January 2016.
The GPI, which is owned by Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, has constantly pointed out that its goal that is main is 'sportify poker.' It is attempting to accomplish this not just through the present positions of planet's most successful and poker that is profitable but in addition through the organization of different tournaments and leagues. Plus the worldwide Poker League will be one such competition. It's going to be streamed online that is live and feature teams from across the world competing against each other.
The Global Poker League is planned to be launched in the very first quarter of 2016 as part of GPI's technique to entirely change the world of poker by increasing the entertainment value for the game through exciting customer content therefore the organization of similarly exciting activities. At first, the league will feature 12 franchises, including Las Vegas, la, and brand New York-based teams.
Commenting in the current contract, Jason Ford, Vice President of Sports Marketing for USA TODAY Sports, stated that the GPI has accomplished a lot more than any other such organization in unifying poker and creating a ''big league' environment around play.' The professional also noted that they're looking forward to working closely together to generate what would have been a 24/7 electronic poker network and to covering several of the future 'groundbreaking' competitions and related occasions the GPI is defined to introduce into the months and a long time. (more…)