Joe & Amber

Weekdays | 7PM - 9PM
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Weekdays | 7PM- 9PM CST

Daily Wager host and contributor Joe Fortenbaugh and ESPN radio host and practicing attorney Amber Wilson – who both previously hosted local radio shows in San Francisco (2014-20) and Miami (2016-21), respectively.  Fortenbaugh and Wilson will bring their expert perspectives to all the night’s events with a lean into all the sports betting angles, playing off Fortenbaugh’s role across other ESPN platforms.


Joe Fortenbaugh sits at a desk. Image provided with license by ESPN.

Joe Fortenbaugh joined ESPN on a fulltime basis in August of 2020 after having been a contributor to the network’s sports betting content for more than a year. Fortenbaugh appears regularly on ESPN’s sports betting news and information program Daily Wager as well as in other programs and segments on television, radio and digital platforms. Fortenbaugh also hosts the weekday ESPN Radio show Joe & Amber, alongside co-host Amber Wilson from 7-9 p.m. ET (debuting Jan. 3).

Fortenbaugh, who has contributed to Daily Wager as an analyst since the show began, works from the ESPN studio at the The LINQ Hotel + Experience on The Strip in Las Vegas.

Fortenbaugh’s resume includes co-founding, where he was a writer and manager from 2008-2014; hosting “The Sharp 600″ sports betting podcast; and appearing as a sports betting analyst on dozens of radio shows around the country. He lived and worked in Las Vegas from 2011-2014 with the goal of meeting and learning from as many bookmakers and professional gamblers as possible.

While still in college, Fortenbaugh won a free cruise to play in the Party Poker Million IV in 2005, and then won $10,426 on the cruise when he finished 126th out of 735 players in the tournament

He had been a morning radio host on “95.7 The Game” in San Francisco from 2014 until joining ESPN.

A graduate of Penn State, Fortenbaugh went on to graduate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He is a native of Allentown, PA.