Now, thanks to a new deal with PokerStars, visitors to the FOX Sports website will be able to play free poker!
Under the new agreement, Fox Sports and Poker Stars will enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship, combining Fox’s coverage of poker events with Poker Stars innovative software. This will be the first partnership of its kind in the online gambling world, and is sure to garner a great deal of attention for both companies involved.
“Poker enthusiasts are some of the most fanatical and engaged sports fans on the web today”, says Fox Sports VP Jim Bernard. “We look forward to delivering the poker experience to our 26 million users”.
On FoxSports.com, players will not only be able to access free-play games; they will also be able to check out news, tournament standings and poker strategies. Fox Sports is one of the most popular sports news providers in the world and the partnership will certainly bear many advantages for Poker Stars, as well.
Poker is emerging as one of the most popular fields in the online gambling industry, and it is a wide decision for Fox Sports to get involved early in the game. It is expected that interest in traditional and online poker will grow exponentially, putting Fox Sports in the ideal position to appeal to new poker fans.