Vegas Stats & Information Network

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VSiN is a national sports gambling news network based at the South Point Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. VSiN’s lead on-air personality[1] is hall of fame broadcaster Brent Musburger, who anchors the weekday program called “My Guys in the Desert," which refers to Musburger’s veiled gambling references[2] during his play-by-play of sports contests in earlier parts of his career. Musburger left ESPN in January 2017 and joined VSiN.[3]

VSiN (an acronym for Vegas Stats & Information Network) reports on sports odds from Las Vegas sportsbooks and analyzes how the odds are made.

VSiN broadcasts live daily from Las Vegas and broadcasts on SiriusXM Channel 204 and on its website[4] and social channels.

Other VSiN on-air hosts are Mitch Moss, Pauly Howard, Gill Alexander, Ron Flatter, Matt Youmans, Michael Lombardi, Jonathan Von Tobel, Sam Panayotovich and Amal Shah. VSiN also employs oddsmakers Jimmy Vaccaro, Vinny Magliulo and Chris Andrews to appear on its broadcasts.[5]

History[edit]

VSiN was launched in February 2017 by talent agent Brian Musburger, attorney Todd Musburger and documentary film producer Dave Berg. Broadcaster Brent Musburger joined VSiN as lead on-air personality after his January 2017 departure from ESPN.[1]

VSiN's initial broadcast was a 2017 Super Bowl preview, on February 5, 2017.[6]

Former Chicago Tribune Media executive Bill Adee was hired in March 2017 to be chief operating officer,[7] followed by Fox Sports media executive Rick Jaffe, who was hired in May 2017, to be executive producer.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "This $352K gamble is why Brent Musburger rushed out to Vegas". New York Post. 2017-03-16. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  2. ^ "Brent Musburger used to make veiled gambling references. Now he's dropped the veil". Washington Post. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  3. ^ "Brent Musburger's next gig is working for sports gambling network". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  4. ^ "VSiN | Vegas Stats & Information Network". www.vsin.com. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  5. ^ "All systems go for Brent Musburger's Las Vegas sports gaming network". Las Vegas Review-Journal. 2017-02-05. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  6. ^ "Musburger unveils new studio at South Point for sports-media venture". LasVegasSun.com. 2017-02-03. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  7. ^ Feder, Robert. "VSiN lures superstar exec Bill Adee to Las Vegas startup". www.robertfeder.com. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  8. ^ VSiN. "Broadcast and Digital Sports Media Veteran Rick Jaffe Named Executive Producer at VSiN". GlobeNewswire News Room. Retrieved 2017-06-19.