MySpace Shuffles Into Deal With World Poker Tour

    October 21, 2008

MySpace has partnered with the World Poker Tour and will offer MySpace users a dedicated destination for all things poker, including expert tips, player profiles, video clips, tournament news, and behind-the-scenes videos from the World Poker Tour and new TV series.

MySpace Shuffles Into Deal With World Poker

The MySpace WPT hub also offers a free multi-player game developed by Oberon, the social networks gaming partner. The free poker game allows MySpace members to play poker against each other in real time in live or private tournaments.

For the more serious poker players, MySpace WPT community members can experience channel sponsor,, which is WPT’s online subscription and sweepstakes-based poker offering.

MySpace Shuffles Into Deal With World Poker

For $19.95 per month, members receive VIP perks and the chance to play and win $100,000 in cash and prizes each month, like seats to WPT main events and the TV series.

"Poker and social networking have separately reached and engaged people around the world in ways like nothing we’ve seen before," said Steve Lipscomb, WPT Founder, President and CEO. 

"As poker continues to see major growth across the globe, this partnership meets the demand for a poker experience that appeals to enthusiasts of all levels by connecting consumers in one unique, fully-integrated gaming and entertainment environment."