Episode 41: Glitz, Glam & Gambling with Las Vegas CEO & Developer Derek Stevens and ESPN’s Joe Fortenbaugh

In the 41st episode of the podcast, host Emily Van Buskirk explores a new topic: sports betting. First, she chats with Las Vegas CEO and Developer Derek Stevens about how he found himself in downtown Las Vegas. Stevens, who owns The D Las Vegas and Circa Sports is in the process of building Circa Resort & Casino which will house a three-story sports book, an outdoor pool area with a giant television called Stadium Swim and ViSN radio, video and podcast studios. Stevens also talks about the evolution of sports betting and how mobile gambling apps play a role.

Later in the podcast, Emily chats with an old friend – ESPN’s Joe Fortenbaugh. They catch up on life in the sports industry, Fortenbaugh talks about his journey to the Sports Leader and his big move to Las Vegas. He breaks down some simple sports betting do’s and don’ts for Emily. The two also discuss the cancelled college football season and what it means for sports betting.

Make sure to follow the show on all the socials: @sidelinesasss on Twitter and Instagram and Sideline Sass on Facebook. Plus, don’t forget to check out the website where audio, video and written sass converge at www.SidelineSasss.com. And make sure to check out the Sideline Sass merchandise in the Brawl Network Shop at https://shop.thebrawlnetwork.com.

Follow Emily on Twitter and Instagram at @Emilnem. Follow Derek Stevens on Twitter at @DerekJStevens. Follow Joe Fortenbaugh on Twitter at @JoeFortenbaugh. And make sure to follow Circa Las Vegas and Circa Sports on Twitter at Instagram at @CircaLasVegas and @CircaSports.

Listen to “Episode 41: Glitz, Glam & Gambling with Las Vegas CEO & Developer Derek Stevens and ESPN’s Joe Fortenbaugh” on Spreaker.

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