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DraftKings to deliver sports betting programming during Selection Sunday

10 March 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Debuting this Sunday, DraftKings Inc. will leverage the power of its growing media portfolio to deliver extensive sports betting coverage of the tournament brackets. Accessible via DraftKings’ YouTube Channel and Vegas Sports Information Network, sports fans will receive comprehensive analysis of the opening betting lines for this year’s Men’s College Basketball Tournament, real-time analysis, breaking news and wall-to-wall coverage from the industry’s most knowledgeable sports betting experts and sports personalities.

“As viewers turn their eyes to the college hoops postseason, DraftKings will deliver new content catering to the skin-in-the-game fan,” said Brian Angiolet, DraftKings Chief Media Officer. “We’ve assembled a diverse lineup of sports personalities and voices to engage customers and provide a unique perspective on the bracket.”

Specialty Tournament Programming available on DraftKings’ YouTube Channel and VSiN:

Line Drop: The Bracket presented by KFC – 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET/3 p.m. - 4 p.m. PT
As bracket pairings for the Men’s College Basketball Tournament are announced, Line Drop: The Bracket presented by KFC will provide fans with a first look at the opening lines set by the DraftKings trading team. Hosted by DraftKings’ Jessie Coffield and Julian Edlow, as well as VSiN’s Stormy Buonantony and Tim Murray, viewers will get immediate reaction and expert analysis to betting lines as the matchups are revealed. In the first hour, VSiN’s Josh Appelbaum, DraftKings’ Johnny Avello and StuGotz from the Dan Le Batard Show with StuGotz, will breakdown the brackets and reveal best practices for betting on the tourney. Mike Golic Sr. and Jessica Smetana will give their tournament predictions and preview their new show, Golic and Smetty, launching on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2022.

Line Drop: The Bracket presented by KFC – 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET/4 p.m. - 5 p.m. PT
The Line Drop: The Bracket presented by KFC will continue exclusively on DraftKings’ YouTube channel with more in-depth analysis of the Men’s College Basketball bracket. The second hour will feature more expert analysis from DraftKings personalities and voices from Meadowlark Media including upset and giant killer experts Tom Haberstroh, Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner, as well as Dan Le Batard and StuGotz talking “best beats” and “March sadness.” Kate Fagan and Jessica Smetana will also preview the Women’s College Basketball Tournament, including players to watch and key storylines.

VSiN’s Tournament Betting Breakdown –7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT – 1 a.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
At 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, VSiN will transition to Tournament Betting Breakdown, exclusive programming available on VSIN.com. Tournament Betting Breakdown will showcase the network’s proprietary database of tournament trends to help fans fill out their 2022 brackets. Stormy Buonantony and Tim Murray will leverage exclusive betting data to uncover tournament favorites, identify early upset victims and predict potential “cinderella stories.” Later in the evening, Jonathan Von Tobel and Amal Shah will take the helm as hosts, joined by Shaun King and Matt Youmans for an early look at line movement and betting splits. VSiN’s own college basketball savant Greg “Hoops” Peterson will contribute throughout the day breaking down all 68 teams, highlighting his favorite bets, and offering insider analysis on smaller conference teams.

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