Audacy’s You Better You Bet Now Heard on 1580 and 99.3 The Fanatic in Phoenix

PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 7, 2023 – You Better You Bet, the flagship program of Audacy’s BetQL Network, will now be heard on 1580 and 99.3 The Fanatic, Arizona’s sports betting station in Phoenix. The show, starring co-hosts Nick Kostos and Ken Barkley, will be heard weekdays on the station from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. MT.

“We’re pumped to continue the growth and reach of You Better You Bet and introduce the show to Arizona’s sports betting station,” said Mitch Rosen, Vice President, Audacy’s BetQL Network. “We’re confident Phoenix sports fans and betting enthusiasts will quickly incorporate the show’s unique combination of insights and ‘Wagertainment’ into their daily listening habits.”

“Sports betting in Arizona has become very popular since becoming legal in 2021,” said Ron Cohen, President and General Manager, CRC Broadcasting Company. “The addition of ‘You Better You Bet’ provides another compelling reason why Phoenix area sports fans choose KQFN The Fanatic for timely, valuable and entertaining sports programming. The addition of this show has further solidified The Fanatic as Arizona’s Sports Betting Station!”

The Fanatic debuted in February 2017 and is heard on an unprecedented three channels: 1580 AM, 99.3FM and 95.9FM in the East Valley. Owned by CRC Broadcasting Company, KQFN is the second of their two Phoenix area radio stations. KFNN Money Radio debuted in 1988 and continues to be the longest locally owned and operated radio station in Metro Phoenix. CRC also owns Palm Springs, California sports radio station, 102.7FM The Fanatic.

You Better You Bet is now available on 48 stations in 44 markets nationwide, including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Philadelphia.

BetMGM is the exclusive sportsbook of BetQL Network and has category exclusivity of the network’s full slate of programming, including flagship program “You Better You Bet,” “BetQL Daily,” “The Daily Tip” and “BetMGM Tonight.” BetQL Network’s weekly lineup distributes approximately 100 hours of original content per week on the Audacy and BetQL digital platforms.

To watch or listen to You Better You Bet and get more sports betting content from BetQL Network, visit or

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