Audacy’s Cash the Ticket, a New Football Betting Podcast, Premieres Thursday, August 25

PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 24, 2022 – Audacy announced the launch of Cash the Ticket, a new football betting podcast from 2400Sports, Audacy’s sports podcast studio. Hosted by 97.1 The Ticket’s (WXYT-FM) Mike Valenti and Jim Costa, twice weekly episodes of Cash the Ticket will spotlight both the NFL and college football from Labor Day until the end of the season. Cash The Ticket premieres on August 25 on the Audacy app and wherever podcasts are heard. Listen to the trailer and follow the series here.

Cash the Ticket sets the stage for the football weekend with the extra information listeners need to enjoy and bet confidently. The high energy duo of Valenti and Costa brings listeners fresh perspectives on everything from the biggest matchups to the best value of the board every week. With sports betting content for the avid fan, Thursdays will be a college football betting preview. Fridays will be an NFL weekend betting preview followed by timely “mini” episodes and social extensions throughout the week.

Valenti is the fan’s voice at 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit. Since 2004, he has been the top-rated afternoon show in Detroit amongst Adults 25-54 and Men 25-54, making him one of the country’s best and most successful sports talk personalities.

Costa hosts an interactive fun and high-energy sports show on 97.1 The Ticket. Costa’s first sports love began with the Red Wings in the 1990’s and evolved to the rest of the Detroit sports scene and expanded nationally.

Audacy is the unrivaled leader in sports radio, reaching three times more people than the leading competitor. Audacy is the #1 sports radio ownership group, which owns and operates 39 all-sports stations across the U.S. Its unparalleled broadcast portfolio reaches nearly 30 million sports fans monthly and boasts the nation’s leading collection of radio play-by-play coverage. Audacy also serves as the flagship home of 41 professional teams and over 50 Division 1 collegiate programs, including the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs, Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls, and University of Michigan and University of Oregon, among others.

About Audacy

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