WSOP agrees media deal with PokerOrg for 2023-24 circuit tour

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The World Series Of Poker has reached an agreement with PokerOrg for the company to become the official media partner of the WSOP circuit tour 2023/24. 

Under the terms of the agreement, PokerOrg will provide coverage of each tour stop, ensuring that “each WSOP circuit event is treated like an exciting sports event”. The media company will deliver live event poker news coverage for each leg of the tour, keeping fans in the loop on all the latest developments. 

“Poker boom 2.0 is in full swing and we’re proud the WSOP Circuit has evolved into the most played tournament series in the world,” said Ty Stewart, Executive Director of the World Series of Poker. 

“We’ve heard our players loud and clear and they want more coverage and better coverage for WSOP Circuit events. PokerOrg has put together an all-star team and impressed us with their innovative plans to cover live events. We’re thrilled PokerOrg has made the commitment to become the primary media partner of the WSOP Circuit.”

As part of its coverage, PokerOrg will offer traditional poker coverage that players are used to, as well as side event news, highlights of big hands, and player personality posts. PokerOrg’s editorial team with over 100 years of combined industry experience and has deep relationships with poker players. 

PokerOrg is the WSOP circuit tour’s first media partner in three years, as the circuit’s last media deal with PokerStars-owned outlet PokerNews ended in 2020 and wasn’t replaced.

“WSOP Circuit players have been underserved in media coverage for too long and PokerOrg is eager to bring a fresh new approach to live poker coverage,” said Eric Hollreiser, CEO of PokerOrg. 

“The WSOP Circuit Tour represents the largest community of poker players on the planet and they deserve dedicated independent media coverage that celebrates the dramatic hero calls, empathizes with the bad beats and raises the profiles of the many characters that represent the diversity of poker players at these events. 

“Our player-focused, social-media style of reporting will give the players, the venues and the WSOP tons of opportunities to feature the skills, talents and personalities that make poker the most popular mind sport in the world.”

The WSOP Circuit began in Oklahoma before moving onto North Carolina. It will culminate in Las Vegas next summer when the WSOP series begins.