About Gaming Today

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

Over the years, dozens of Gaming Today writers and betting experts have delivered weekly news coverage and analysis to sports fans nationwide. The publication has since expanded to daily coverage of the gambling industry to serve its audience’s insatiable appetite for up-to-date and comprehensive information on iGaming.

In its newest incarnation — after Catena Media purchased the brand in 2021 — Gaming Today is an online resource for sports bettors and gamblers looking to gain an edge. We cover the latest industry and legislation news, responsible gaming, sports betting odds, legal online sportsbooks, major sporting events, general casino news, and much more.

Casino executives, sportsbook handicappers, and various industry insiders read Gaming Today. We examine what’s trending in gambling and take an inside look at the latest innovations. Our writers connect with professionals within the industry for engaging and entertaining interviews.

Your Source for Sports Betting and Legislative News

Gaming Today provides objective, comprehensive coverage of the gambling sector. We follow a strict set of editorial guidelines and are here to help answer your questions about legal online betting.

The content we publish is original — created by a team of experienced writers, researchers, and sports betting journalists. We post daily content covering all aspects of ongoing legislation within states looking to legalize online sportsbooks, industry news for states with legal sports betting, the gambling industry’s latest company updates and innovations, in-depth analysis of revenue data, and educational content. We also feature live betting odds for professional and college sports.

From breaking news to analysis, interviews, and opinion pieces, Gaming Today is your source for news on legal online sports betting and iGaming. We aim to be the most complete resource for gamblers and sports bettors in 2024.

If you want to receive the latest industry news in your inbox, subscribe to Gaming Today’s email newsletter: The Playbook.




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Free Sports Betting Tools and Contests

Gain an edge in sports betting with the free tools and calculators at Gaming Today.

The Implied Probability Calculator can help determine the likelihood of any event occurring, according to the odds. Meanwhile, the Moneyline Calculator converts odds and instantly reveals payouts for the most straightforward type of bet.

There are 11 more calculators for analytical bettors to bookmark. Leave the math to us and gain valuable insights for every wager.

Bookies Battle

Oddsmakers from regulated sportsbooks are also welcome to play in the annual Bookies Battle NFL pick’em contest. Follow Gaming Today’s exciting freeroll clash to get picks from best-in-class handicappers competing for prizes throughout the NFL season and playoffs.

Super Bowl Squares

Everyone can join the fun with our free Super Bowl squares online game and printable template. Create a board for your friends and track the live updates in real-time during the Big Game.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to serve as a top-tier, trusted destination for members of the media, sports bettors, and gambling enthusiasts. To achieve this, we offer independent reporting, analysis, and commentary from journalists and industry insiders with decades of experience covering the North American sports betting industry.

Why Trust Us?

In its current form, Gaming Today is an online resource for reporters, sports bettors, and gambling aficionados. We post daily and weekly content covering all aspects of sports betting in the US — from breaking news, market analysis, and exclusive industry interviews to tips on the best sportsbooks and how to find the most competitive odds.

Gaming Today publishes original content created by an experienced team of writers, researchers, industry analysts, and sports betting experts. Our writers and content have been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, Bleacher Report, Business Insider, The Washington Post, The Verge, FiveThirtyEight, ESPN, Washington Business Journal, USA Today, CBS Sports, Sports Business Journal, and more. Our content creators have also contributed to local and niche sports publications, including the Houston Chronicle, Tampa Bay Times, Lexington Herald-Leader, Las Vegas Sun, Pasadena Star-News, NASCAR Illustrated, and Vegas Golfer Magazine.

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

Gaming Today is proud to serve as a top-tier, trusted destination for all types of sports betting content. We ensure readers have the information required to bet well and responsibly.


About Catena Media

Gaming Today is part of the Catena Media network of sports betting and online casino media sites. Other brands within the network include Legal Sports Report, The Lines, PlayUSA, and Bonus.com. From breaking iGaming legislation updates to sports betting analysis, Catena Media provides plenty of coverage for gambling enthusiasts.

In addition, Catena Media partners with several popular news publications. Our content can be found at The Sporting News, NJ.com, AL.com, OregonLive.com, FrontPageBets.com, and Lee Enterprises sites, including Buffalo News, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Gaming Today logo.The Gaming Today Team

Gaming Today is supported by a team of top-notch sports betting and gaming writers. Executive editor Brett Collson and brand content manager Carson Mundy head the team.

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

Carson Mundy

Carson Mundy is the brand content manager of Gaming Today. With a background in politics, sports, and SEO, he covers the legislative side of the sports betting industry. Carson has more than a decade of experience in the media and marketing industries, with time spent at resulta, The Canadian Press, Microsoft News, The Canadian Olympic Media Broadcast Consortium, Sportsnet, and other national outlets.

Alicia Hughes

Alicia Hughes is a lead writer and award-winning horse racing journalist at Gaming Today. She previously served as a digital content editor for TVG and racing editor for The Blood-Horse following 12 years at the Lexington Herald-Leader. A graduate of Pace University in New York and a diehard New Jersey Devils fan, Hughes is a past president of the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Association.

Cole Rush

Cole Rush is an industry writer and contributor at Gaming Today. He is a Chicago-based writer in the gambling and media spaces. His work has been showcased in various gaming industry magazines and online columns. Rush also covers pop culture and books for Reactor Mag (formerly Tor.com) and TheQuillToLive.com, a sci-fi and fantasy book review site. He has more than eight years of experience writing about gambling and entertainment.

Martin Green

Martin Green is an iGaming writer at Gaming Today who has covered the sports betting industry and casino gaming since 2014. He has a bachelor’s degree in English literature, a master’s degree in creative writing, and various postgraduate journalism qualifications. Green has been featured in a wide range of publications, including USA Today, Detroit Free Press, Miami Herald, Kansas City Star, and CBS.com. He now writes for GamingToday.com and other titles within the Catena Media network.

Patrick Monnin

Patrick Monnin has covered North American sports betting and iGaming since 2021. As a managing editor at Catena Media, he covers gaming news, writes industry reviews, and more. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Patrick has been featured at Gaming Today, Lineups, Daily Fantasy Cafe, and other brands.

Gerry Ahern

Gerry Ahern is the managing editor of Gaming Today. A veteran iGaming executive, editor and sports journalist with stops at Yahoo Sports, USA Today and Golfweek, Ahern has covered some of the biggest sporting events on the planet, including the Olympics, the Masters, Super Bowls, NCAA Men's Final Fours and College Football Playoffs.

Brant James

Brant James is a lead writer who covers the sports betting industry and legislation at Gaming Today. An alum of the Tampa Bay Times, ESPN.com, espnW, SI.com, and USA Today, he's covered motorsports and the NHL as beats. He also once made a tail-hook landing on an aircraft carrier with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and rode to the top of Mt. Washington with Travis Pastrana. John Tortorella has yelled at him numerous times.

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes is a veteran writer and contributor for Gaming Today. He has written three books, including The Ballplayers: Baseball’s Greatest Players Remembered, Ranked, and Revealed, which will be released in 2024. Holmes has previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball.

Mia Fowler

Mia Fowler is a sports betting industry writer at Gaming Today. She joined Catena Media as a freelance NFL analyst in 2021 while earning degrees in marketing and journalism at Chapman University in California. Hailing from Seattle, WA, Fowler is a diehard Seattle sports fan who currently resides in Los Angeles.

Russ Mitchell

Russ Mitchell joined Gaming Today as a lead writer in February 2023 after joining Catena Media in 2021 as a managing editor for the PlayIA and PlayVA brands. He covers sports betting industry news market developments, the college sports betting industry, and the four major North American pro sports leagues. With 25+ years of journalism experience to Gaming Today. He is a five-time winner of the Iowa’s prestigious Harrison “Skip” Weber Investigative Reporting award, a two-time National Newspaper Association award winner and a 50-time Iowa Newspaper Association award winner.


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