DraftKings buys VSiN sports betting video broadcast company

DraftKings has purchased Vegas Sports activities Data Community, a multiplatform broadcast and content material corporate handing over sports activities having a bet information, research, and knowledge to U.S. consumers

DraftKings has purchased Vegas Sports activities Data Community, a multiplatform broadcast and content material corporate handing over sports activities having a bet information, research and knowledge to U.S. consumers, DraftKings introduced Tuesday.

The purchase supplies extra content material for DraftKings, which has retail or on-line sports activities having a bet operations in 14 states.

Phrases of the deal weren’t launched.

It continues a nascent development within the business of sports activities having a bet and playing corporations obtaining broadcast companions so as to achieve extra possible sports activities having a bet consumers, a tactic hired remaining yr via Bally’s Corp. in partnering with Sinclair Broadcast Staff.

“VSiN creates unique and credible content material that resonates with sports activities bettors at each stage, whether or not they’re skilled or new to sports activities having a bet,” Jason Robins, co-founder, CEO and board chairman of Boston-based DraftKings, stated in a information unlock.

“Along with its emblem fairness amongst sports activities bettors and attractive ability roster, VSiN additionally has a longtime infrastructure that DraftKings can in an instant lend a hand enlarge, within the hopes of including price to shoppers who need to turn into extra a professional about sports activities having a bet,” Robins stated.

VSiN, founded in Las Vegas, develops, produces, and distributes as much as 18 hours of reside sports activities having a bet content material every day. Along with its 24/7 circulate, VSiN’s authentic content material is out there via a couple of video and audio channels.

Its ability roster contains Brent Musburger, the sports activities broadcaster; and previous NFL government Michael Lombardi.

Brian Musburger, VSiN’s CEO and his management staff will proceed to control its day by day operations whilst keeping up editorial independence. DraftKings stated it intends to totally combine VSiN’s present worker base positioned in Las Vegas, together with its on-air ability, into its 2,600 particular person international personnel.

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