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Fox Sports CEO explains what the company sees in gambling

John Ourand
Fox Sports CEO explains what the company sees in gambling

Last week showed two of the routes sports media companies can take when it comes to legalized gambling. Disney, which owns ESPN, is content to produce gambling-related content, but “I don’t see the Walt Disney Co., certainly in the near term, getting involved in the business of sports gambling,” Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger said during his company’s second-quarter conference call. Fox Sports, though, has decided it wants to get into the business of gambling.