October 18, 2023

Disney Gets Into Gambling

by The Journal

After years of internal debate, Disney did a deal with a gambling company and will launch a betting app next month through its sports channel ESPN. WSJ’s Robbie Whelan explains how the family-friendly entertainment giant got to this point.

Further Listening:

-The Troubled Second Act of Disney CEO Bob Iger 

-The Showdown Over Hulu 

-The Disney Boss Who Wouldn’t Let It Go 

Further Reading:

-Disney Goes All In on Sports Betting 

-ESPN Explores Sports-Betting Deal Worth at Least $3 Billion 

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