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WSOP goes live in Ontario


The World Series of Poker (WSOP) and GGPoker Network have announced that their online poker room,, has launched in Ontario.

WSOP poker rooms are hosted on

Players in Ontario that have GGPoker accounts must now transfer their information to and complete an automatic account transfer.

As part of the launch, the website hosted an Ontario WSOP Online Circuit Series on October 1, which included 12 WSOP Ring events.

“Canadian poker players have always been a significant portion of the WSOP playing base,” said WSOP executive director Ty Stewart. “We are thrilled to bring the chance to bring WSOP glory to you.”

“With online bracelets and exclusive qualifiers to the WSOP in Las Vegas, we expect a wave of new WSOP champions from The Six.”

Last week, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) issued online gaming licenses to nine brands operated by Apollo Entertainment, Betsson and Pala Interactive.