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Gaming Today has a rich history in the US gambling industry. Established in 1976 as Sports Forum, Gaming Today became a weekly print newspaper dedicated to the casino industry and US sports betting.

Over the years, dozens of Gaming Today betting experts have delivered weekly picks to sports fans across the country each and every week.

In its newest incarnation after i15 Media purchased the site in 2021, Gaming Today is an online resource for sports bettors and gamblers looking to gain an edge. We cover the latest news and tips on the best sportsbooks and how to find the best odds at legal US online sports betting sites.

Your Source For Sports Betting Advice And Tips

Gaming Today provides objective, comprehensive guides to legal online sportsbooks in the US. We’re here to help you answer questions about legal online betting in the US and how to find the best picks for upcoming games.

The content we publish is all original, created by our experienced team of writers, researchers, and sports betting experts. We post daily and weekly content covering all aspects of sports betting in the US.

Between breaking news and analysis, interviews, and opinion pieces, Gaming Today is your source for news about legal online sports betting and gaming. Gaming Today wants to be the best and most complete resource around for gamblers and sports bettors across the country.

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Our Mission

At Gaming Today, our goal is simple. We’re on a mission to provide everything a bettor needs to gain an edge. From ranking top sportsbook sites to providing the best bonus offers and promotions to providing weekly and daily betting picks, we want our readers to have every tool they need to bet well and bet responsibly.

The Gaming Today Team

Gaming Today is supported by a team of top-notch sports betting and gaming writers from across the country. Heading up the team is Amber Hoffman, Managing Editor of Gaming Today, and Cole Rush, Gaming Today’s News Editor.

The editors of this website operate at their sole discretion and are not beholden to any outside entity or organization. Neither Gaming Today nor any of its managers are directly affiliated with any casino or sportsbook.

Amber Hoffman

Amber is the Managing Editor of Gaming Today. She writes for a variety of websites in diverse industries, including gaming and travel and is a fan of international football (not "soccer") and Gaelic sports.

Jessica Andrews

Jessica Andrews is Assistant Managing Editor of Gaming Today. She has worked as a professional writer for several years and was Public Affairs Director for the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce in Southern California. She roots for the Boston Red Sox and Vegas Golden Knights.

Mike Epifani

Mike Epifani is a Contributor and Editor at Gaming Today. As an online gambling expert, he specializes in bonus offers, how-to's, and reviews of betting sites to help you keep more of your money while having fun and staying safe.

Brian Spaen

Brian Spaen is an editor and contributor for Gaming Today. He has been a content writer and editor in various industries, including sports betting, environmental technology, and higher education. Brian is a graduate of Iowa State University and currently resides in Des Moines, Iowa. He’s an NFL and MLB fan.

Erich Richter

Erich is a New York-based freelance writer and gambling expert specializing in the sports industry. His work is featured in numerous publications. Erich is a diehard Mets, Giants, and Knicks fan (it’s been tough). Twitter: @erichterrr

Craig Williams

Craig Williams is a Charlotte-based sportswriter who has worked professionally in the gaming, fantasy, and sports business industries. He’s an avid fantasy football player, managing over 100 leagues across multiple formats. When he’s not pouring over Vegas odds and statistics, he’s indulging in soccer and enjoys anything from LigaMX to Champions League.

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes has written three books about sports. He previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball. He enjoys writing, running, and lemon bars. He lives near Lake Michigan with his daughters and usually has an orange cream soda nearby.

Marcus DiNitto

Marcus DiNitto is Senior News Editor for Gaming Today. He has been managing editor at SportsBusiness Daily, Sporting News, The Linemakers, and USA Sports Gaming. Marcus earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

Connor Grootenhuis

Connor Grootenhuis is a freelance sportswriter covering all things gambling and sports betting. Based in the Bayou State of Louisiana, he is a lifelong sports fan and a believer that every loss is a bad bet and every win is easy money.

Bob Christ

Bob Christ, based in New Mexico, has been a gaming writer (primarily the NFL) for almost four decades, with his work appearing in publications/websites across North America. He's a big fan of the Arkansas Razorbacks, Philadelphia's Eagles and Phillies, and inexplicably the NHL's Winnipeg Jets.

Geoff Fisk

Geoff Fisk is a San Diego-based freelance writer, specializing in the poker and gambling industries. He’s written for numerous platforms and has traveled the globe as a live poker tournament reporter. Geoff is an avid sports fan, but poker is his passion.

Cole Rush

Cole Rush is Gaming Today's News Editor. Cole is a Chicago-based writer in the gambling, media, and entertainment space. His work has been showcased in various gaming industry magazines and online columns.

Laura Logan

Laura Logan the Associate Editor of Gaming Today. Based in San Diego, she started her editorial career in entertainment and lifestyle publishing, but is a lifelong sports fan, with a particular soft spot for soccer.

Christopher Gerlacher

Christopher Gerlacher is a senior author and contributor for Gaming Today. He's a devout Broncos fan, for better or for worse, living in the foothills of Arvada, Colorado.

Travis Pulver

Travis Pulver is a lifelong football fan, something he says comes naturally having been born in the football-crazy state of Texas. Through the years, his love of sports has extended into baseball, basketball, golf, and rugby. Life currently finds him in Indiana with his wife and two kids.

Rebecca Hanchett

Rebecca Hanchett is a political writer based in Kentucky's Bluegrass region who covers legislative developments at Gaming Today. She worked as a public affairs specialist for 23 years at the Kentucky State Capitol. A University of Kentucky grad, she has been known to watch UK basketball from time to time.

Corey Roepken

Corey Roepken is an editor and contributor for Gaming Today. Roepken has 20 years of experience as a sports journalist in Michigan, Texas, and Tennessee. Most notably, he covered professional and international soccer for the Houston Chronicle. He has also covered college softball, SEC football, the MLB, and the NFL.

Bill Bowman

Bill Bowman is a Las Vegas-based writer who has more than 40 years in the sports-writing business. He's spent the past 18-plus years covering the golf scene in Vegas including 10 years as a writer/editor with VegasGolfer Magazine. He also contributes to the GolfNow Network of websites and Las Vegas Golf Insider.

Mary M. Shaffrey

Mary Shaffrey is an award-winning journalist who co-authored "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Government." She has spent more than 20 years covering government, both at the state and federal level. As a fan of the Baltimore Orioles and the Providence College Friars she feels cursed. Luckily she is a hockey mom too so her spirits aren't totally shot.

Rob Miech

Veteran sportswriter Rob Miech covers soccer and does features for Gaming Today. He has written about college hoops for the Las Vegas Sun, CBS SportsLine and the Pasadena Star-News. He is the author of four books, including Sports Betting for Winners.

Tony Mejia

Tony Mejia has been a national sportswriter for nearly two decades and has covered NBA and college basketball as a columnist, analyst, handicapper, and bracketologist for CBS Sports, Pro Basketball News, and numerous other sites.

Calli Varner

Calli is an assistant editor and contributor of Gaming Today. As a football fanatic and lifelong resident of Arizona, she proudly cheers on the Arizona Cardinals. But her heart belongs to her number one team, the Kansas City Chiefs. (Go Chiefs Kingdom!) You can follow Calli on Twitter at @CalliDoesSports.

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