The World Series of Poker® (WSOP) and GGPoker Network today announce that WSOP.CA, a fully-regulated online poker room, will open its doors to Ontario-based players in early April, subject to the successful execution of an operating agreement with iGaming Ontario. WSOP.CA will offer players access to exclusive WSOP tournaments and satellites, all running on its award-winning, next-generation software.
Players will be welcomed to the poker room through a range of launch promotions and bonuses. Additionally, WSOP.CA players will automatically enroll in the legendary Caesars Rewards loyalty program, the largest customer loyalty program in the entertainment-hospitality industry, bar-none. Members benefit from unbeatable hotel, food & beverage, entertainment and gaming opportunities at Caesars destinations across North America and unique sports experiences.
“As a proud Ontario native, I’m thrilled that poker’s two greatest brands have come together to launch WSOP.CA and offer the Ontario poker community the perfect place to play online,” said Daniel Negreanu, GGPoker Global Ambassador. “You’ll be seeing exclusive WSOP rewards and tournaments, running on GGPoker’s amazing app – what’s not to love about that?”
“This partnership combines the best poker brand with the top poker software, and we’re thrilled to launch this online poker room for Ontario players,” WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart added, “We look forward to seeing Ontarians qualify for the live WSOP in Las Vegas this summer and challenge native son Daniel Negreanu for a gold bracelet.”
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Existing GGPoker players based in Ontario can transfer their accounts to WSOP.CA once the new poker room is launched. To do so, a player must log into their GGPoker account, where they will be prompted to consent to an automatic account transfer and download a software update. Players transferring their account to WSOP.CA will benefit from all of the launch promotions and bonuses as those creating a brand new account.
About World Series of Poker: The World Series of Poker® is the largest, richest, and most prestigious gaming event in the world, having awarded more than $3.5 billion in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is poker’s longest-running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970. In 2021, the event attracted 127,075 entrants to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and awarded more than $237 million in prize money. In addition, the WSOP has formed groundbreaking alliances in broadcasting, digital media and corporate sponsorships, while successfully expanding the brand internationally with the advent of WSOP Europe in 2007 and the WSOP Asia-Pacific in 2013 and the WSOP International Circuit Series in 2015. In 2022, the WSOP will take place on The Las Vegas Strip for the first time ever at Bally’s, the future Horseshoe, and Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. All WSOP events are subject to the then-current and applicable WSOP tournament rules. For more information, please visit www.wsop.com.
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