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VSiN and Anthem Sports & Entertainment’s Game+ Channel Ink Content Distribution Deal to Bring Credible Sports Betting Information to Canadian Sports Fans
Sports Betting Network’s ‘A Numbers Game’ to Air Weekdays on Video Operator’s Game+ Channel
LAS VEGAS & TORONTO - May 9, 2019 – VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network) and Anthem Sports & Entertainment announced today that VSiN’s sports betting show, A Numbers Game, will air live on Anthem’s Game+ channel in the U.S. and Canada each weekday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET.
In addition to this daily show, Game+ and its sister channel GameTV will air VSiN’s weekly sports betting highlights show, Best of VSiN, in more than 9 million homes across Canada. This content distribution deal with a leading Canadian video operator marks VSiN’s first foray into international media markets.
“Since the Supreme Court’s ruling on sports betting last year, we have seen a significant demand for informative analytics and expert opinions covering the entire sports genre,” said Chad Midgley, VP of Game+. “As a complementary addition to our existing fantasy sports coverage, VSiN’s A Numbers Game is a thoughtful and witty take on sports betting that should resonate with our core viewer base.”
A Numbers Game is hosted by Gill Alexander. The two-hour show is an informative and entertaining sports talk show that blends analytics with unique industry insights to deliver actionable sports betting information peppered with humor and the legendary betting stories that can only be found in Las Vegas. The show was included in the recent relaunch of the Game+ network. Formerly known as FNTSY Sports Network, Game+ remains the home for fantasy sports gaming news and information, and also features wagering information programming, Esports, high stakes poker, live action sports, wrestling and other fast-paced, action-adventure driven shows and lifestyle programming.
“We’re thrilled to partner with an innovator like Anthem for the first step in VSiN’s global expansion,” said Brian Musburger, founder and CEO of VSiN. “Available in more than 9 million homes across Canadian cable, satellite and IPTV systems, Game+ and GameTV provide the perfect platform for VSiN to reach sports fans across the country with credible sports betting information.”
About Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. is a globally integrated multiplatform media company with offices and studios in New York, Toronto, Los Angeles and Nashville. Anthem's portfolio includes Fight Network, the world's premier combat sports channel now broadcasting in the U.S., Canada and over 20 other countries; IMPACT Wrestling, one of the world's leading wrestling organizations seen in 120 countries and specializing in television programs, events, products, merchandise, music, as well as the management and promotion of professional wrestlers; IMPACT Plus, a multi-platform digital SVOD service featuring live monthly premium network specials, instant access to the 3,000-plus hour IMPACT Wrestling library, original series, reality shows and documentaries, exclusive events from international promotional partners and historical content from old territories; GameTV, featuring game shows, reality series, movies and sports available in over nine million homes; and Game+, the home for fantasy sports gaming news and information, action sports, E-sports, high stakes poker and other action-driven programming. Anthem also has a significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel, one of the top outdoor channels in the U.S. available in 45 million homes and on digital platforms.
For more information, visit https://www.anthemse.com/.
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 also access VSiN content through a dedicated SiriusXM Radio channel (204), fuboTV, Sling TV, VSiN.com, mobile and social.
VSiN’s newsroom studio is located in the sports book at the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas.
Game+ (www.gameplusnetwork.com) is the home for fantasy sports gaming news and information, wagering information programming, Esports, high stakes poker, live action sports, wrestling and other fast-paced, action-adventure driven shows and lifestyle programming. The channel is available on IPTV, cable, satellite systems and subscription streaming services across North America. Game+ is a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., a leading global sports media company. For more information, visit www.gameplusnetwork.com and @GamePlusNetwork on Twitter.
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.
Sr. Director, Programming, Global Distribution & Communications