Las Vegas (June 1, 2018)—The Las Vegas Aces and Lotus Broadcasting announced today that they have signed a three-year agreement to have Lotus Broadcasting serve as the Aces’ exclusive radio and internet broadcast partner.
All 17 regular season home games, as well as any home WNBA playoff games, will air live on ESPN 1100 AM and 100.9 FM. In addition, Lotus Broadcasting will air a 30-minute pregame show, postgame show, and weekly interviews with members of the Aces.
ESPN’s sister stations at Lotus Broadcasting—97.1 The Point, KOMP 92.3 and NBC Sports 920—will also promote the Aces through morning show reports and ticket giveaways.
“We’re excited to be partnering with Lotus Broadcasting as we gear up for our first season of Las Vegas Aces basketball,” said Lance Evans, MGM Resorts International’s Corporate Vice President of Marketing-Entertainment and Sports. “Lotus Broadcasting has the strongest sports presence in the market, as well as a host of other assets that they can bring to bear, which will help us deliver the most comprehensive coverage of the Aces Experience that we possibly can to our fans.”
“Lotus Broadcasting and ESPN 1100 & 100.9FM Las Vegas are incredibly excited about The Las Vegas Aces and the WNBA adding to the professional sports landscape of the city,” said Mark Seidel, programming manager for the LV Sports Network. “This is such an exciting time to be a Las Vegan and we all look forward to starting this journey with The Aces.”
TC Martin, who hosts the TC Martin Show weekdays from 3-4 pm on Fox Sports 98.9 and 1340 AM, will serve as the play-by-play voice of the Aces during the team’s inaugural season. A staple in sports talk radio in the Las Vegas market for the last 34 years, Martin has informed and entertained millions of sports talk radio listeners via the TC Martin Show both nationally and locally since 1992.
“I am very excited and honored to be selected to broadcast the inaugural season of the Las Vegas Aces in the WNBA,” added TC. “ Thanks to the Aces and Lotus Broadcasting; especially Tony Bonnici, for believing in me giving me this opportunity. Basketball and broadcasting have been a huge part of my life, so being able to be part of these organizations is truly special for me.”
The Las Vegas Aces tipped off its first season of WNBA competition in May of 2018, and plays its home games at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Tickets may be purchased at LasVegasAces.com. For additional information about the Aces please visit LasVegasAces.com or follow on social media via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.