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Chris Altruda
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Chris Altruda has been a sportswriter with ESPN, The Associated Press, and STATS over more than two decades. He recently expanded into covering sports betting and gambling around the Midwest.

Brian Pempus
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Brian served as a senior reporter and online content manager for Card Player Magazine for nearly a decade before joining USBets in October 2018. He is currently focused on legal and regulated sports betting and online gaming. He's an avid jiu-jitsu practitioner in his free time.

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Matt is a veteran writer with a specific focus on the emerging sports gambling market. During Matt's two decade career in journalism, he has written for the New York Times, Forbes, The Guardian, Reuters and CBSSports.com among others. In his spare time, Matt is an avid reader, a weekend tennis player and a frequent embarrassment to the sport of running.

Nick Chappell

Nick began working in the iGaming industry back in 2009 and has been an active member of the community ever since. He is a regular contributor for a number of publications including the USBets Network, RotoGrinders, and ScoresAndOdds.

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Stephen has worked in the daily fantasy industry since 2013 and has spent most of that time as a projections analyst and writer, focusing heavily on the NBA, NFL and MLB. He's been involved in the online gambling industry dating back almost a decade.

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Charlie is an experienced writer and editor with a background in print journalism. He currently leads social media operations for the USBets network, RotoGrinders and ScoresAndOdds.

John Brennan

John Brennan has covered NJ and NY sports business and gaming since 2002 and was a Pulitzer Prize Finalist in 2008, while reporting for The Bergen County Record.

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Scott Krones has been Managing Editor of RotoGrinders, the leading daily fantasy sports community, since 2014. He has previously worked with DraftKings, RotoWire and Sportsbook Review and has an extensive background in both DFS and sports betting.

Eric Raskin

Eric is a veteran writer, editor, and podcaster in the sports and gaming industries. He was the editor-in-chief of the poker magazine All In for nearly a decade, is the author of the book The Moneymaker Effect, and has contributed to such outlets as ESPN.com, Grantland.com, and Playboy.

Donnie Peters

A veteran media professional, Donnie is the operations manager for SharpSide and managing editor for PocketFives. He has more than 10 years of professional experience in the gambling industry, working extensively in the worlds of poker and sports betting. Donnie was named Media Person of the Year at the American Poker Awards in 2016 and currently resides in the gambling capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada.