GPI and United States Of America TODAY Sports to operate 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 contract, under which USA TODAY Sports is always to host a poker-only web page that could feature GPI assets and associated information. The web site is slated to be launched in January 2016.
The GPI, which can be owned by Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, has constantly pointed out that its goal that is main is ‘sportify poker.’ It’s trying to accomplish this not just through the present positioning of planet’s most successful and poker that is profitable but in addition through the business of various tournaments and leagues. And also the Global Poker League will be one such competition. It’ll be streamed online that is live and feature groups from around the world competing against one another.
The Global Poker League is planned become launched in the first quarter of 2016 as part of GPI’s strategy to completely replace the world of poker by increasing the entertainment value of this game through exciting consumer content and the company of similarly exciting activities. At first, the league will feature 12 franchises, including Las vegas, nevada, Los Angeles, and brand New York-based teams.
Commenting on the agreement that is recent Jason Ford, Vice President of Sports advertising for United States Of America TODAY Sports, said that the GPI has achieved more than any other such company in unifying poker and creating a ”big league’ atmosphere around play.’ The administrator also noted that they are anticipating working closely together to generate exactly what will be a 24/7 poker that is digital also to covering several of the upcoming ‘groundbreaking’ competitions and associated events the GPI is scheduled to introduce within the months and a long time.