For the first time in years, the World Series of Poker with an online component in both Nevada and New Jersey is held.
As an online traffic continues to decline, since the two states legalized online gambling Delaware has legalized online gambling, but not a WSOP-platform online poker report Robert DellaFave speculated whether the live event, the online site, especially in New to help Jersey.
Support only three of New Jersey online poker sites by the Borgata and Party Poker and Caesars WSOP.com-able, reasonable Poker Traffic, and the numbers have begun to decline.
DellaFave says the side Borgata and Party Poker are partners, to increase awareness of their products to the public.
The WSOP can help that, at least for Caesars, about three areas DellaFave wrote.
1) The WSOP.com Online Championship
WSOP.com presents a 15-event tournament series, the WSOP.com online championship. From June 1, the players from New Jersey and Nevada will have the opportunity to compete for $ 560,000 in guaranteed prize money, albeit in separate tournaments.
The online event could bring new players to the side, especially in New Jersey, where many players never experience the WSOP, which is held in Nevada.
2) Media Presence
The Rio in Las Vegas, where the WSOP is held, which recently introduced a new rule that makes it to play WSOP participants online at a live table while implemented. In addition, this year’s series is a computer-load Grind Room, where the players to test their online poker skills.
Should ESPN devoted a segment to the Grind rooms, or even on a player Mix it to comment online during the Main Event, it will increase public awareness of online poker WSOP brand, DellaFave wrote.
3) Players awareness
At the WSOP 2014, are professionals, or may not, also the WSOP.com have heard get their first taste of the regulated U.S. poker experience. At best professionals are originally from the U.S., but now their friends stay encourage abroad, either in Nevada or New Jersey, to take stock, to play online poker.
In any case, the WSOP should increase public knowledge of the online games available.