Popular U.S. sportsbook operator DraftKings has joined the realm of sports betting media. The titular operator is launching DraftKings Network on Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s free ad-supported TV service (FAST). The announcement comes via a press released obtained by TheLines.com via email.
DraftKings will be the first 24/7 FAST channel on Samsung’s growing streaming TV and video-on-demand platform.
DraftKings Joins Samsung TV Lineup
Samsung TV Plus hosts over 250 live channels with thousands of shows and movies on demand. DraftKings will be offering its network in a growing ecosystem. The network will be comprised of some of the biggest names in sports media hosting original content for DraftKings.
“In bringing together some of the most authentic sports and entertainment voices under one umbrella, DraftKings Network is the destination for ‘In on the Action’ sports fans and content they love,” said Stacie McCollum, Vice President, Content at DraftKings. “We look forward to reaching fans with our deep roster of independent, credible and relatable voices that resonate with sports fans and the sports betting community.”
In addition to Samsung TV Plus, DraftKings Network will be available via video stream on DraftKingsNetwork.com. Fans can also access programming on iHeart Radio, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, YouTube, and Twitch.
Fans will notice scores, odds, and QR code links that will take bettors directly to the DraftKings Sportsbook on screen. The Network will be fully integrated with DraftKings action during broadcasts.
What To Expect From DraftKings Network
Sports betting programming coming to the DraftKings Network include The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz, Ross Tucker’s Football podcast and nationally known personalities like Mike Golic Sr.
Fans will have access to sports debates, insider interviews, odds breakdowns, game previews, and other sports media products.
DraftKings Network Schedule
“DraftKings brings a fresh and crisp look to modern day sports news and entertainment programming, which our collaboration will deliver to users across millions of devices in the U.S.,” said Takashi Nakano, Senior Director of Business Development and Content Acquisitions, Samsung Electronics. “Whether it’s a lean back experience on a Samsung Smart TV or a lean forward experience on a Samsung Galaxy device on-the-go, we are excited to work with leading operators like DraftKings to serve today’s sports fan.”
DraftKings Network will be available to all Samsung TV Plus customers going forward.