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The team of casino industry experts contributing to TopUSCasinos.com separates this site from the rest. We’ve assembled a veteran team of journalists to provide readers with the latest casino news, plus information on new slot game releases, poker and bingo, as well as insights into legislation impacting online US casino betting across all 50 states.

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Michael Peters
Michael is a news editor for the Gambling.com Group, overseeing coverage at BetArizona.com. He spent nine years as the sports editor of the Tulsa World. Before that, he was the high school sports editor at the Houston Chronicle. He also has been the sports editor at the Beaumont Enterprise and Galveston County Daily News in Texas.
Richard Janvrin
Richard is able to combine his sports and gambling interests to spend time exploring online sportsbooks and casinos.
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Michael Kates
Michael Kates is Associate Managing Editor and contributor for TopUSCasinos.com.
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Jon Young
Jon Young is a writer and magazine editor with over 12 years' experience in the gaming sector.
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Ron Fritz
Ron joined TopUSCasinos.com as assistant managing editor in 2019 after nearly 13 years at The Baltimore Sun, including 12 as sports editor.
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Joss Wood
Joss Wood has over a decade of experience reviewing and comparing the top online casinos in the world.
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Jim Tomlin
Jim Tomlin has more than 20 years of experience in sports journalism as an editor and writer.
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Bryce Derouin
Bryce joined TopUSCasinos.com after spending the last nine years covering high school and college sports throughout Michigan.
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David Caraviello
Veteran journalist David Caraviello covers industry news for TopUSCasinos.com.
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Kelsey McCarson
Kelsey McCarson, a veteran sports journalist who also covers boxing and MMA, writes about gambling and online casino news for TopUSCasinos.com.
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Pat McLoone
Pat McLoone is a news editor overseeing coverage for New York state sites EmpireStakes.com and NewYorkBets.com, among other duties. Pat spent more than 40 years at the Philadelphia Daily News, where he became managing editor, and later the Philadelphia Inquirer, as managing editor for Sports.
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Lou Monaco
Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.
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Keith Stein
Keith Stein is a Virginia-based freelance journalist for TopUSCasinos.com.
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Larry Henry
Larry Henry, a veteran print and broadcast reporter and editor, has been a political editor at the Las Vegas Sun and managing editor at KFSM-TV, the CBS affiliate in Northwest Arkansas. Larry also has worked for media outlets in other states with gaming, including Tennessee and Louisiana.
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Christopher Boan
Christopher Boan writes for TopUSCasinos.com and has been covering sports and sports betting for more than seven years, with experience at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.
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Mario Sanelli
Mario Sanelli was the editorial assistant and a general-assignment reporter at The Denver Post for five years after serving as chief editor of The Metropolitan at MSU Denver.
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Thomas Leary
Thomas Leary is a news editor and writer for TopUSCasinos.com. He previously worked at Sports Business Journal for over 6 years, where he helped identify emerging sectors across sports business, such as legalized gambling.
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Jake Perper
Jake Perper covers casino news for TopUSCasinos.com.
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Shelby Dermer
Reporter
Shelby Dermer is a reporter for TopUSCasinos.com.
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James Warmington
James Warmington, best known for reviewing the top online gambling sites in order to provide bettors critical insight into the products when deciding which sites to join, also writes about sports betting news for TopUSCasinos.com.
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Ryan Butler
Ryan Butler has spent more than a decade covering both sports and government and how the two intersect, working for numerous print publications and online sites, both as a writer and editor.
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Carter Lee
Sports Betting Analyst
Former professional wrestler Carter Lee, now a published author, speaker, entertainment, sports journalist and professional gambler, enjoys covering sports betting and casino games.
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Daniel Bettridge
Entertainment Writer
Daniel Bettridge has written on everything from pop culture to pro sports for publications such as The Guardian, The Times, The Atlantic and MSN. He is also a gambling enthusiast and author of three books.
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Trey Killian
Product Reviewer
Trey Killian covers the gambling and casino industries in the U.S.
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Carl Zee
Product Reviewer
Carl Zee covers numerous topics for TopUSCasinos.com, focusing specifically on casino and gambling news.
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Andi Petrini
Freelance Journalist
Andi Petrini has nearly 20 years of experience in newsrooms in Virginia and North Carolina, and has been a team editor for sports, news and features.
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Dave Golokhov
Casino News Analyst
Dave Golokhov, a veteran journalist and writer for numerous publications and websites, covers casino news for TopUSCasinos.com.
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Derek Helling
Freelance Journalist
Derek Helling has worked for small-town newspapers and written for various outlets, including FanSided's The Outside Game, Ozy and Legal Sports Report.