Sinclair VSiN announcement
SINCLAIR TV STATION, MY LVTV AND VSIN PARTNER TO BRING ODDSMAKERS AND BETTING EXPERTS TO BROADCAST TELEVISION IN NEVADA
“Point Spread Weekly: Powered by VSiN” to air on My LVTV Beginning this Friday, February 15th
LAS VEGAS – (February 14, 2019) – Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI) and VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network), the first network dedicated exclusively to sports gambling, today announced a partnership that will bring sports betting content to broadcast television viewers in Nevada.
Hosted by renowned sportscaster Brent Musburger, “Point Spread Weekly: Powered by Vegas Stats and Information Network” premieres on Sinclair’s television station, My LVTV, on Friday, February 15th at 11:00 p.m. in the Las Vegas Market. The show will premiere in the Reno market on Sinclair’s Nevada Sports Net at 11:30 p.m. Broadcasting the week’s best sports gambling advice compiled by VSiN, “Point Spread Weekly: Powered by VSiN” will continue to air weekly with encore episodes on Saturday Mornings.
“Our viewers now have a program that will deliver the information they want in a concise half-hour package,” says My LVTV General Manager, Larry Strumwasser. “Las Vegas broadcast television has been devoid of a program like this for too long.”
My LVTV is broadcast over the air on channel 33.2. Satellite television viewers can tune in to channel 21, and cable viewers to channel 12. Encore episodes can be viewed on My LVTV on Saturday mornings at 6:30 am. The CW Las Vegas (Channel 33 or Cable 6) repeats again each Saturday at 7:30am. “Point Spread Weekly: Powered By VSiN” can be seen Friday nights at 11:30pm in Reno on Nevada Sports Net on channel 21, cable channel 787 and satellite channel 21.
“Sinclair has stations in key sports betting markets and we’re thrilled to partner with them to bring credible and actionable news and analysis to their viewers,” said Brian Musburger, founder and CEO of VSiN. “We’re especially excited to bring this show to our home state and hometown of the VSiN studios and personalities.”
About Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Sinclair is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. The Company owns, operates and/or provides services to 191 television stations in 89 markets. Sinclair is a leading local news provider in the country and operates the greatest number of award-winning news rooms in the industry and is dedicated to impactful journalism with a local focus. The Company has multiple national networks, live local sports production, as well as stations affiliated with all the major networks. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net
VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network) is the first sports media company dedicated to providing news, analysis and proprietary data to the millions of Americans who bet on sports and make gambling a multibillion-dollar industry. With backing from MLB All Star Ryan Howard and his venture capital firm, SeventySix Capital, VSiN is changing the way people watch and listen to sports.
Fueled by award-winning broadcasters and legendary oddsmakers, VSiN informs and entertains these consumers whenever and wherever they want. Fans can access VSiN content through a dedicated SiriusXM Radio channel (204), sports-first live TV streaming service fuboTV, VSiN.com, mobile and social.
VSiN’s newsroom studios are located in the sports books at the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas and the Ocean Resort in Atlantic City, N.J.