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The World Series of Poker (WSOP) and the GGPoker Network have announced the introduction of WSOP.ca, which is now accessible to Canadian players in Ontario, the first jurisdiction to completely legalize private iGaming and sports betting. WSOP enters Ontario as a legal corporation with an official license to operate iGaming operations.
There Is Now a Brand New Poker Room in Ontario
This will significantly broaden the reach of the WSOP platform, as its specialized Canadian domain will provide players the chance to play poker in a variety of recreational and competitive forms. Existing GGPoker players will be required to switch to WSOP.ca. They will be able to validate and transmit information across platforms.
However, verification is required before the transfer may occur. Additionally, WSOP will conduct events to commemorate the introduction of the WSOP.ca website and platform. This includes the Ontario WSOP Online Circuit Series, which has 12 WSOP Ring events and is now underway. WSOP Rings are among of the most coveted prizes in the poker industry, since they signify accomplishment and often come with a substantial prize pool.
Daniel Negreanu, a WSOP bracelet winner and worldwide brand ambassador for GGPoker, was excited to see the business’s introduction in Ontario, given he spent his boyhood in Toronto. Even as a young boy growing up in Toronto, he said he had always wanted to participate in the World Series of Poker, a goal he rapidly realized over his extensive poker career.
Negreanu had to go to Las Vegas in order to follow his aspirations and continue playing poker. Fans in Ontario will soon be able to play in online WSOP tournaments from the comfort of their own homes and compete for authentic WSOP bracelets and rings. Negreanu said sarcastically, “How great is that?” in a news release.
WSOP Pleased to Offer Ontario Players This Opportunity
Ty Stewart, the executive director of the WSOP, said that the chance to introduce WSOP tournaments and online play to Canadian poker enthusiasts is a fantastic opportunity that he treasured. Stewart said that Ontario players (and Canadian players in general) would have the ability to compete for entry into U.S. competitions. He stated that GGPoker and WSOP are thrilled to make this chance a reality.