The PlayNJ Team

ADVERTISING DISCLOSURE

Our funding comes via advertising relationships with NJ’s regulated online operators. In some cases, when you visit a regulated online casino or poker site via the links available on PlayNJ.com, we may receive financial compensation from the casino or poker site. We may also sell advertising space to various partners.

Our policy regarding advertisers is simple:

  • Advertisers have no say over the content on PlayNJ.com.
  • Advertisers cannot “buy” a better review on PlayNJ.com. Our reviewers are completely independent of the ad sales side.
  • Our goal, first and foremost, is to provide credible, objective information about the regulated online casino options in New Jersey. We believe that this goal naturally produces the best situation for casino consumers and operators, and therefore for us as a business.
  • Any paid advertisements on PlayNJ will be clearly marked as such or appear in a format (such as banner ads) that are widely understood to be advertisements.

Authors List

Althea Borck Avatar
Althea Borck is the managing editor of PlayNJ. A longtime journalist with an MBA, Althea has a decade-plus of experience in newspapers and content management including stints at the Houston Chronicle and Azure Standard. While she has dabbled in everything from local news to marketing organic food in Oregon, New Jersey online gambling is now her focus.
Bill Gelman Avatar
Bill Gelman is a veteran sports writer based just outside of Philadelphia and not too far from the Jersey Shore. Bill spends time in Atlantic City writing about casino openings and expansions, special events and now NJ sports betting and online gambling.
Martin Derbyshire Avatar
Martin Derbyshire has more than 10 years of experience reporting on the online poker, online gambling, and land-based casino industries for a variety of publications including Bluff Magazine, PokerNews, and PokerListings. He has traveled extensively, attending tournaments and interviewing major players in the gambling world.
Mike McGough Avatar
Mike's consultancy advises clients in such areas as media buying, sponsorship analyses, and procurement best practices. Additionally, as a New Jersey-based sports fan and handicapper, he provides a unique perspective from business operations all the way to the betting windows.
Dave Golokhov Avatar
Dave Golokhov has been in sports media and sports betting for over 15 years, writing for AskMen.com, FOXSports, The Baltimore Sun and hosting several shows on Sirius Satellite Radio. He's also the founder of WERSTARS, a website and app to save the moments of your life.
Grant Lucas Avatar
Grant Lucas is a longtime sportswriter who has covered high school, collegiate, and professional levels. A graduate of Linfield College in McMinnville, Grant now focuses his attention on the growing NJ online gambling and sports betting scene.
Dustin Gouker Avatar
Dustin Gouker has been a sports journalist for more than 15 years, working as a reporter, editor and designer -- including stops at The Washington Post and the D.C. Examiner. He has played poker recreationally for his entire adult life and has written about online poker and the online gambling industry since 2008.
Eric Ramsey Avatar
Eric is a reporter and writer covering the NJ gambling industry, online poker, sports betting regulation, and DFS. He comes from a poker background, formerly on staff at PokerNews and the World Poker Tour.
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