ESPN to broadcast four-part series on U.S. sports betting

January 30, 2024 10:38 AM
  • Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports
January 30, 2024 10:38 AM
  • Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports
  • United States

ESPN’s Outside the Lines series this week will feature a four-part series on sports betting in the U.S. Starting Feb. 1, All-In – Sports Betting in the U.S., will feature reporting, interviews and commentary against the backdrop of Super Bowl LVIII that takes place Feb.  11 in Las Vegas. The series will debut during ESPN’s SportsCenter broadcasts.

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The four-part series will be hosted by Jeremy Schaap, with reporting by Schaap, John Barr, and David Purdum. Topics to be discussed include the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in 2018, the growth of sports betting providers such as DraftKings, FanDuel, and ESPN Bet, and legislative initiatives that address problem gambling.

The schedule for ALL-IN – Sports Betting in the U.S.:

  • Part 1: The State of Sports Betting in the U.S., a look at the use of betting apps and social media, and breaking down barriers between wagering and traditional sports. Debuts Feb. 1, 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET editions of SportsCenter
  • Part 2: An exclusive interview with Isaiah Rodgers Sr., the Indianapolis Colts player suspended for violating the NFL’s gambling policy. Debuts Feb. 2, 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET editions of SportsCenter
  • Part 3: What Happens in Vegas… A look at how sports have embraced Las Vegas, with teams calling the city home and upcoming Super Bowl. Debuts Feb. 3, 9 a.m. ET edition of SportsCenter.
  • Part 4: The Risks of Sports Gambling, featuring interviews with gamblers, counselors and experts about gambling addiction. Debuts Feb. 4, 9 a.m. ET edition of SportsCenter.