NBC Sports Washington’s alternate Wizards broadcasts could be the future of sports betting on TV

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www.washingtonpost.com—The network will debut a free-to-play prediction contest during Friday's alternate broadcast on NBC Sports Washington Plus.

Alternate broadcast of some Wizards games to focus on betting. The future of sports betting-infused game broadcasts will be on display Friday, when the Washington Wizards host the Milwaukee Bucks. NBC Sports Washington Plus will produce an alternate broadcast for the Bucks-Wizards game that will feature a free-to-play predictive contest with a $500 prize, along with real-time sports-betting data and statistics that will be displayed on screen throughout the broadcast. Friday's game will be the first of eight that...