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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 Catena 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. Our mission is to serve as a top-tier, trusted destination for members of the media, sports bettors and gambling enthusiasts alike to consume sports betting-related content for the North American market. Remember to bet responsibly.

Why Trust Us

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.

In its current form, Gaming Today serves as an online resource for reporters, sports bettors and gambling enthusiasts alike. 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 best odds at legal US online sports betting sites.

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. Gaming Today content creators have also contributed to local and niche sports publications such as the Houston Chronicle, Tampa Bay Times, Lexington Herald-Leader, Las Vegas Sun, Pasadena Star-News, NASCAR Illustrated, and VegasGolfer 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 any of its managers are directly affiliated with any casino or sportsbook.

Gaming Today is proud to serve as a top-tier, trusted destination for the consumption of all sports betting-related content for the North American market with a focus on ensuring readers have the information they need to bet well and responsibly.

Editorial Guidelines

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 legal 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.

Who Are We

Catena Media and Gaming Today strive to serve as a top-tier, trusted destination for sports fans, bettors, and gambling enthusiasts alike to consume sports betting- and sports-related content for the legal betting market. 

The content we publish is all original, created by our experienced team of writers, researchers, and sports betting experts.

Content on Gaming Today is for entertainment and education purposes. We do not give gambling advice. Remember to bet responsibly.

As a Catena Media site, Gaming Today is also licensed in multiple jurisdictions. This means that we only provide you with information on legal and regulated sites.

Our Standards and Processes

We at Catena Media and Gaming Today hold ourselves accountable for producing the best and most accurate content in the industry. We also ensure our writers produce content that is completely unbiased.

All of the work that appears on Gaming Today are written by Catena Media personnel or freelancers who have undergone a lengthy screening process. We do not accept posts from external sources.

On occasion, we will reference or quote articles from other sources. In those instances, we always credit and link to the author or authors responsible for the original report.

Errors and Corrections

At Gaming Today, all of our content is reviewed by multiple editors for factual accuracy, grammar, readability and other issues prior to publication. However, sometimes an error may slip past our editing process. Our editorial team includes Amber Hoffman as Managing Editor, Carson Mundy as Sports Content Managing Editor, Marcus DiNitto as Senior News Editor, and Ian Valentino as Content Manager. 

If you have any feedback on any stories that have appeared on Gaming Today, please send an email to [email protected]

Our Partners

Neither Gaming Today nor any of Catena Media’s managers are directly affiliated with any casino or sportsbook.

While we do have close relationships with our partners, we do not allow them any kind of say in the content we produce. Our partners do not contribute to our stories and will only appear in our reporting if they are relevant primary or secondary sources for the report. They have no editorial input into what appears on Gaming Today. Learn more about how we rank our apps

Advertising

Gaming Today does not offer advertising contracts or accept ad contract offers from external sources. The only ads on our site are from select gambling companies with whom we have relationships.

Questions or Concerns

If you read something in one of our news stories or reviews that does not match your experience, please reach out to us at [email protected]. We appreciate all feedback, as it helps us reach our goal of being a top-tier and trusted destination.

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 USWNT, Boston Red Sox, and Vegas Golden Knights.

Laura Logan

Laura Logan is the Associate Editor of Gaming Today. She edits and writes across various industries and niches, having written everything from short academic pieces for Harvard International Review's blog to viral lifestyle and entertainment listicles for Scoop Empire. Laura is a lifelong sports fan, with a particular soft spot for soccer.

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.

Ian Valentino

Ian Valentino has been a Content Manager with Gaming Today since May 2022. Valentino previously worked with Sports Book Review, Bleacher Report, and several other established sports entities over the last 10 years. During that time, he covered all aspects of major sports, including betting and fantasy sports. Valentino has specialized in the sports betting industry in recent years, providing expertise on legislative action and how to find the best sportsbook promotion.

Alicia Hughes

Alicia Hughes is an Associate Content Editor and award-winning turf writer who previously served digital content editor for TVG and racing editor for The Blood-Horse following 12 years covering horse racing for the Lexington Herald-Leader. A graduate of Pace University in New York and die-hard New Jersey Devils fan, Alicia is a past president of the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Association.

Jared Daigle

Jared is the Associate Content Editor at Gaming Today and has been involved with writing for his entire professional life (almost 20 years). Jared has extensive experience from writing, teaching writing, or working as an editor/proofreader. He is also an avid sports fan; some of his favorite teams are the Marquette Golden Eagles, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Wild, and Florida Gators, but none are favored above the Minnesota Vikings. Thus, he is well-accustomed to great sports pain.

Mike Epifani

Mike Epifani is an experienced online gambling writer who specializes in online casinos and sports betting sites. From the nuances of bonus offers to winning strategies, his insights have helped countless bettors keep more of their money while having fun and staying safe.

Kris Johnson

Kris Johnson is a Senior Writer at Gaming Today with more than 15 years of experience as a sports journalist. Kris' work has appeared in Sports Business Daily, Sports Business Journal, NASCAR Illustrated, and more. Kris also authored a sports betting novel entitled The Endgame.

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes is a writer and contributor for Gaming Today with plenty of experience under his belt. Dan has written three books about sports and previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball. Currently, Dan is residing in Michigan with his family.

Craig Williams

Craig Williams is a Charlotte-based writer for Gaming Today, who has worked professionally in the gaming, fantasy sports, 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.

Connor Grootenhuis

Connor Grootenhuis is a writer and contributor for Gaming Today 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 beat 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.

Rob Miech

Rob Miech is a writer and contributor for Gaming Today, covering soccer and producing sports betting features. 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.

Jim Robinson

Jim Robinson is a writer and contributor to Gaming Today. An entertainment professional with twenty years experience as an actor, writer, producer and comedian. Jim recently transitioned into the world of sports media as both a writer and content creator. He has more than fifteen years experience as a sports bettor, poker player and card sharp. He is proficient in all forms of betting and in-game wagering but his expertise is the PGA Tour.

Carson Mundy

Carson Mundy is the Sports Content Managing Editor at Gaming Today, focusing on the analytical and psychological sides of sports betting. As Sports Content Managing Editor, Carson enjoys handicapping the NFL, NHL, and PGA Tour. Carson has a journalism background, with features published by TSN and Sportsnet, and also The Canadian Press and Microsoft News. As a Toronto resident, Carson is a big fan of the Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, and Raptors.

Marcus DiNitto

Marcus DiNitto is Senior News Editor for Gaming Today. He has been managing editor at national sports websites SportsBusiness Daily, Sporting News, and The Linemakers, as well as with licensed sportsbook operator USA Sports Gaming. Marcus graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

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

Brant James

Brant James is the lead writer for Gaming Today canvassing events and trends in the gambling industry. He has covered the American sports betting industry in the United States since before professional sports teams even knew what an official gaming partnership entailed. Before focusing on the gambling industry, James was a nationally acclaimed motorsports writer and a long-time member of the National Hockey League media corps, formerly writing for USA Today, ESPN, SI.com and the Tampa Bay Times.

Christopher Gerlacher

Christopher Gerlacher is a Senior Writer and contributor for Gaming Today. He is a versatile and experienced writer with an impressive portfolio who has range from political and legislative pieces to sports and sports betting. He's a devout Broncos fan, for better or for worse, living in the foothills of Arvada, Colorado.

Christopher Dell

Chris Dell is an editor at Gaming Today as well as a veteran sports journalist and news editor who has been published in The New York Times, Yahoo! Sports, ESPN, and PBS, among other media outlets. He's covered professional sports beats for New York-based sports teams, and he was a member of the New York Daily News' award-winning investigative reporting team, which covered Major League Baseball's Biogenesis scandal. Chris is also the founder of BettingPredators.com, where he produces fantasy football content, DFS strategy, NFL player props, PGA Tour golf betting, and more.

Travis Pulver

Travis Pulver is a Senior Writer for Gaming Today and 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.

Calli Varner

Calli is a writer and contributor to 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.

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.

Tony Mejia

Tony Mejia has been a national writer 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.

Cole Rush

Cole Rush is a contributor to Gaming Today. 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.

Ken Bates

Ken Bates is a contributor to Gaming Today. With years of experience in the sports betting industry, he’s covered several sports and is always on the lookout for an angle to bet. He resides in upstate New York and, as difficult as it may sometimes be, roots for the Jets, Mets, and Islanders.

Dan Zimmerman

Dan is the CEO and founder of Verse Gaming and a contributor to Gaming Today. Dan launched Verse Gaming out of his college dorm room at Syracuse University in 2020. Verse is a peer-2-peer social fantasy gaming platform where users compete in custom Daily Fantasy Sports contests against each other. Outside of Verse, Dan is an advisor to Out 2 Win Sports, an NIL agency representing college students across the east coast. Dan writes primarily on the topic of emerging gaming markets, fantasy and betting legislation, and innovation in gaming. Before Verse, Dan worked with Barstool Sports as a content creator.

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