Bill Gelman

Past contributor

Bill Gelman has been reporting on the NJ gambling industry since the Garden State launched sports betting in 2018. Bill transitioned from lead writer for PlayNJ and NJ Gambling Sites and eventually managing editor in 2019.  

Besides offering in-depth analysis on NJ gambling market trends and news, Bill regularly sits down with Atlantic City casino industry executives to offer readers exclusive interviews and comprehensive coverage. 

Bill received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ithaca College. He has contributed to other Catena Media sites including The Lines, Legal Sports Report, PlayPennsylvania and PlayCanada. 

NJ Gambling Analysis by Bill Gelman

AC Casino News: Hard Rock Atlantic City Keeps Casino Rockin’ With Stellar Entertainment Lineups
AC Casino News:  Everything We Know About Caesars Atlantic City’s $200-Million Transformation So Far
AC Casino Analysis: Atlantic City: How the past and present collide in New Jersey gambling

Must Read New Jersey Sports Betting Articles By Bill Gelman

NJ Sports Betting: How Many New NJ Sports Betting Apps Will Launch In 2022?
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Statements about NJ sports betting by Bill Gelman

Bill’s NJ gambling market analysis has been featured in regional publications, including the Philadelphia Inquirer.

“You might have some diehard Rutgers football or basketball fans, and maybe Seton Hall and Princeton fans making a trip,” said Bill Gelman, the managing editor for PlayNJ, an online outlet that tracks the gaming industry in the state. “But it’s not going to be anywhere near the amount of New York sports bettors that came to New Jersey before New York launched mobile sports betting [in January 2022].”

March 2022: N.J.’s sports betting business is booming despite a restrictive law ($)

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