(PRESS RELEASE) -- SportsGrid, the nation's first and only free 24-hour sports betting network, has entered into a multiyear agreement with Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment to produce live sports wagering programming originating from the state-of-the-art production facility located at the FanDuel Sportsbook
in New Jersey. The agreement combines the best in breed wagering content, data, and talent with the premier retail sportsbook location.
This June, Sportsgrid takes full advantage of the production studios to create live audio and video wagering content and sports programming that will engage fans on gameday and beyond like never before. The powerful platform allows the vastly distributed network to host sponsored live events, betting conferences, sports wagering contests and fantasy tournaments.
The FanDuel Sportsbook has three distinct locations inside the New Meadowlands Racetrack
. The venue has 35 retail tills and 46 self-service betting terminals, in addition to over 80 television screens, a VIP area, couches, leaning rails, bar stools, sofas, dining chairs and classic American food designed to cater to the sports fan in everyone.
"On the heels of our Sportradar announcement, we are thrilled to be partnering with and producing our rich content from the most important sportsbook in the world. In addition to traditional betting shows, SportsGrid will also be activating experiential events and programming by engaging fans from all categories," said Louis M. Maione, President of SportsGrid. "This announcement further distinguishes SportsGrid and its partners as a one-of-a-kind destination providing content, data, and gaming information to the millions of sports, gambling, and fantasy fanatics."
Jeff Gural, Chairman & CEO of Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment, added, "Programming goes where the audience is, and the FanDuel Sportsbook is the destination for the sports betting community. We're excited to support SportsGrid and their new studio to bring a new dimension to the coverage of the sports betting experience."
"SportsGrid has been a phenomenal partner, and this is a logical expansion of our current partnership," said Matt King, CEO, FanDuel Group. "The Meadowlands is a premier location that embodies the future of sports betting and SportsGrid is helping us share that excitement nationwide.