February 06 2014, by Eric Danis

DSPT & GPI Enter Into Partnership for 2014 Season

DSPT logoLondon, England
(February 6, 2014) – The DeepStacks Poker Tour and the Global Poker Index/The Hendon Mob have entered into an agreement that sees the Global Poker Index become the official statistics provider for the 2014 DeepStacks Poker Tour Player of the Year race. Known as the Global Poker Authority, the GPI’s 2014 scoring formula will be used to determine the DSPT PoY Winner.

GPI logoThe agreement also includes, amongst other things, extensive marketing initiatives, a customized version of Fantasy Poker Manager and access to several CRM solutions.

“As we continue to grow, so do our goals of further distinguishing DSPT as a leader in the poker industry,” said DeepStacks CEO Chris Torina. “GPI has proven to be the foremost authority, in among other things, tournament tracking and statistical analysis. We find this, and their global digital presence, to be very intriguing. This partnership makes complete sense.”

“We are extremely happy to be working the DeepStacks Poker Tour. The DSPT hosts events both in North America and around the world, further extending our GPI and THM brands”, said GPI and THM CEO Alexandre Dreyfus. “The DSPT features a hard-working team and we’re certain that this partnership will benefit both organizations. Best of luck to all players participating in upcoming DSPT events!”

Although the schedule for the 2014 DSPT season is set for release later this month, some events have already been announced in: Lincoln City, OR (March 22-30, 2014), Turlock, CA (April 26-May 4, 2014), Los Angeles, CA (May 23-June 1, 2014), Calgary, AB (September 20-28, 2014) and Edmonton, AB (October 4-12, 2014).

About DeepStacks Poker Tour
The DeepStacks Poker Tour is a Los Angeles-based US and international tournament series focused on increasing player fields and prize pools through our Nielsen-rated television show, unique live stream broadcasting, player-friendly structures and poker pro participation. The DSPT is one of the fastest growing poker tours in the world and is designed to reach a mainstream demographic, utilizing its strong casino partnership and comprehensive marketing campaigns to fuel the growth of its tournaments. DeepStacks Poker Tour is also the first US poker company ever to be licensed in the Province of Alberta, Canada.

For more information, visit www.DeepStacks.com

About the Global Poker Index
GPI and The Hendon Mob feature 290,000 live poker player profiles and 120,000 tournament results. Known as the Global Poker Authority, GPI acquired THM in July of 2013 under the guidance of Zokay Entertainment. The two sites are heavily integrated and also feature poker news, casino listings and fantasy poker.

For more information, visit www.GlobalPokerIndex.com

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Eric Danis’ passion for poker came at a very early age but it’s when writing about and covering the game he loves that Danis is most in his element. Danis is better known for creating www.PTPRpoker.com where he spent a few years covering poker events. Danis is also known for having worked on the poker shows Poker Eh! and The Pulse on the Quad Jacks Network.