Since sports betting has become legal in some of the US states, ESPN prompts to start sports betting YouTube channel. The world’s most prominent sports platform launches the channel as a part of its digital expansion. Also, it will be a part of its betting-related content portfolio.
ESPN Sports Betting YouTube Channel Contents
Segments from the network’s sports betting odds show, Daily Wager, will be part of the ESPN Sports Betting YouTube channel. Besides on other content that includes the coverage for the SportsCenter show. As part of ESPN’s expansion, its sports betting footprint with a new sports wagering show, Bet.
ESPN Is Expanding Its Sports Betting Footprint
The rapid growth of US sports wagering comes after the US Supreme Court ruling in May 2018. It gives individual states the power to legislate sportsbooks. Currently, eighteen states offer a legal sportsbook.
Along with this, ESPN is looking to expand its footprint in the industry. Therefore, a new half-hour program, Bet, will debut on Monday, co-hosted by Joe Fortenbaugh and Tyler Fulghum. It will be streaming live three nights a week and is also available on-demand.
The First Production of Bet
Bet will be having its first production on ESPN’s Monday Night Football doubleheader. Although time may vary due to events, Monday shows will go live at the usual time of 6:30 pm ET. The streams will be available on Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 pm ET. Make sure to catch the show and bet on football teams.
The coverage will originate from ESPN’s newly opened studio, The LINQ Hotel + Experience. It will be available live and on-demand viewing on the ESPN app. Also, you can catch it on ESPN’s social media feeds on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.
According to ESPN’s Senior Director for Digital and Social Video, Social Content, Bet will allow them to connect with fans. Also, it will drive the conversation in a way that leverages what they do best on social and digital platforms.