ESPN Debuts its New Studio at LINQ Hotel by Caesars Entertainment

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ESPN’s new studio, at The LINQ Hotel, by Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas, recently opened with content production for the SportsCenter newspaper and the channel’s digital platforms.

With the new facilities, the broadcaster plans to increase the material on entertainment and sports betting produced directly from Las Vegas to the entire planet.

This project covers the move of ESPN’s Daily Wager to the new studio, as well as the start of an attraction focused on sports betting soon.

“In our ongoing mission to serve sports fans, we are committed to having a greater presence in Las Vegas. We are very fortunate to work alongside a great partner like Caesars Entertainment to achieve this, ”said Mike Morrison, ESPN’s VP of Business Development.

Chris Holdren, Co-President of Caesars Sports at Caesars Entertainment, also spoke after the channel’s new property debuted.

“The debut of the new ESPN studio at the LINQ Hotel proves Las Vegas’ position as the sports betting capital of the world. With the studio right in the heart of the Strip, we are excited to see the unique programming that could only be done here in Las Vegas ”.

ESPN to produce more betting content on new premises

The new environment includes three studios, 12 cameras and is the first in the channel capable of supporting native 4K. Launching in 1080p, the new ESPN facility will serve as a hub for producing content focused on betting and covering various events in the city of Las Vegas.

“Our new studio with Caesars is ideally located in the middle of The Strip and was designed and built with cutting edge UHD 4K technology, an innovation at ESPN,” said Chris Calcinari, senior vice president of remote production Operations, ESPN and ABC Sports .

He added: “We are going to leverage this technology and our production model to serve this growing audience of sports fans with the quality material for which ESPN is known.”

As of September 8, the Daily Wager led by Doug Kezirian will be recorded in Las Vegas. The new project on the world of sports betting is expected to be launched in the fall both on the ESPN app and on the station’s social networks, integrating a new thematic channel with original Caesars content.

“The search for betting material continues to grow among fans. Our new studio will not only function as the headquarters for the production of this content, but will also anchor our year-round presence in Las Vegas, ”concluded Connor Schell, director of content for ESPN.