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We have assembled a team of casino, poker and sports betting experts at BetColorado.com who know Colorado and know gambling. These veteran journalists will provide readers with the latest Colorado casino and betting news as well as insight into the industry through interviews with leading figures in the Colorado gaming community.

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Editorial Staff
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The experts at BetColorado who bring you the latest updates in Colorado sports betting. We pull together decades of experience to give you analysis as well as comparisons of the best CO online gambling apps.
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Stefan Krysa
Contributor
3 Articles Written
Stefan Krysa is a freelance sports writer based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Born in the U.S. and raised in Canada, he is an avid fan of both American and Canadian sports, and is committed to providing up-to-date information regarding sports betting across North America.
Lawrence Hollyfield is an editor and fact-checker. He is dedicated to accuracy, with three decades in print and digital publishing, nearly all of it in sports. Lawrence has been published as a writer, editor, researcher, statistician and analyst. He is determined to bring fresh, relevant content to bettors in Colorado.
Ciaran has written for both the sports betting and iGaming industries for over a decade. He is a true sports fanatic, and he covers a wide range of sports and online casinos in Ontario for BetColorado.com, but his first love will always be soccer.
Brandon Justice spends every day researching & finding ways to optimize how to best deliver credible information on sports betting operators to new and veteran bettors alike.
Shannon Lane is a commercial editor and fact-checker for BetColorado. She's spent the last decade working in sports media, including at NFL Media in digital content programming and strategy, and as a reporter and fact-checker at Sports Illustrated. She covers everything NFL football to give Colorado sports bettors the best information on the Broncos and other NFL teams.
Lou Finocchiaro is a lead NFL betting expert for BetColorado.com. He has covered the NFL for decades and has written for publications including ESPN, DraftKings Sportsbook and the NY Post. He covers odds for the Broncos to give Colorado bettors the most up-to-date information possible.
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Wes Roesch
Editor & Writer
2 Articles Written 2 Fact Checked
Wes is an editor and writer for BetColorado.com. Based out of the Kansas City area, Wes has covered sports professionally since 2015 with a strong emphasis on sports betting and the NFL, though he's also covered pro wrestling, UFC, college sports and more.
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Matty Simo
2 Articles Written
Matty Simo is a Las Vegas-based writer who has resided there for more than 20 years and covered sports since the age of 16 in suburban Chicago.
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Adrian Dater
3 Articles Written
Adrian Dater has been a longtime sports writer in Denver, who also has a history as a sports betting writer and analyst. He is the author of two books on the Denver Broncos and written many newspaper articles on the team.
Nate Hamilton is a senior betting analyst for BetColorado.com. He spends his time immersed in analytics, stats, and betting lines. Nate has been a notable voice in the world of the NFL, and football in general, for over a decade producing valuable content for several leading sports media outlets around the country.
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Corey Scott
1 Articles Written
Corey Scott is a sports betting writer based out of Toronto, Canada. Scott was recognized by Tallysight for placing 6th out of 260 NFL against the spread experts in 2023. He also writes for USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire.
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Thomas Leary
1 Articles Written 13 Fact Checked
Thomas Leary is a news editor and writer for BetColorado.com. He previously spent six years at Sports Business Journal, where he helped identify emerging sectors across sports business, such as legalized gambling, and helped launch a digital newsletter division. Thomas lives in Charlotte, N.C., with his wife Emmie and their dog, Pickles.
Blake Weishaar is a commercial editor and fact-checker at BetColorado.com. He has a wealth of knowledge within the gambling industry dating back to 2014 and has been at the forefront of the sports betting boom since PASPA was repealed in 2018. He plans to harness that expertise in providing the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding Colorado sports betting market.
Chris Sheridan is a veteran NBA Writer who has been covering the league since 1992, with a specialty in international basketball after being credentialed for every Olympics since 1996-Atlanta. He has been writing in the sports gambling journalism space since PASPA was overturned in 2018, and age 58 he still can drain the 3-pointer and can dunk with the help of a ladder.
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Adam Wernham
1 Articles Written
Adam Wernham has over eight years of professional copywriting experience. Growing up in the Bay Area, Adam developed strong ties to local teams including the Giants, Warriors, and 49ers. His passion for sports and writing make him a strong voice on all things sports betting and a great asset to the BetColorado staff.
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Adam Warner
1 Articles Written
Adam Warner is the author of "Options Volatility Trading: Strategies for Profiting from Market Swings" former financial writer for Schaeffers Research, and freelance writer for Minyanville.com and StreetInsight.com. Previously Adam was a Market Maker on the American Stock Exchange and a graduate of Johns Hopkins University.
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Martin Booth
Contributor
3 Articles Written
Award-winning contributor with decades of covering sports betting and casino gaming around the world, Martin Booth is one of the most trusted voices in online gambling. From Colorado legislative updates to reviews of the best CO sports betting apps, Booth covers the full range of topics for BetColorado.com.
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Brian Dermody
2 Articles Written
Brian Dermody relentlessly tests and reviews all the top sports betting apps available in the US to ensure bettors know exactly what they are getting into when they sign up with a new online bookie.
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Bryan Nicholson
1 Articles Written
Bryan Nicholson a world-renowned golf betting expert who gladly expands his expertise into covering other emerging betting markets like odds boosts and parlay bets.
Dan Thompson is a Lead Betting Analyst for BetColorado.com. When he isn't writing about football betting, Dan is the host of a top podcast covering the college football. Dan's unique experience makes him the perfect fit to find the latest storylines and interesting betting angles impacting Colorado sports betting.
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Lukas Shaw
1 Articles Written
Lukas Shaw, an avid sports fan, is a betting analyst for BetColorado.com and quickly has become an authority in the state. He provides in-depth analyses of the latest betting apps and bonus codes, while also sharing helpful insights on betting strategy.
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Tyler Olson
2 Articles Written
Tyler Olson has worked in sports media for over a decade, writing, editing, and optimizing primarily NFL and sports betting content. His primary focus is giving users in the states of Colorado, Louisiana, and New York the most up-to-date information on these states’ operators and sharing the latest promo code offerings they have to offer.
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Jim Tomlin
4 Articles Written 5 Fact Checked
Jim Tomlin has more than 30 years of experience at such publications as the Tampa Bay Times, FanRag, Saturday Down South and Saturday Tradition. He now lends his expertise in sports, betting and the intersection of those two industries to BetColorado.com, among other sites.
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Christopher Boan
89 Articles Written
Christopher Boan has been covering sports and sports betting for more than seven years, including stops at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.
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Lou Monaco
6 Articles Written
Lou Monaco is a reporter for BetColorado.com.
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Bill Ordine
6 Articles Written
Bill Ordine, senior journalist and columnist for BetColorado.com, was a reporter and editor in news and sports for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Baltimore Sun for 25 years.
Marcus Mosher covers the NFL, NFL Draft and NFL news for BetColorado.com. The managing editor of The Raiders Wire is also a contributor to Pro Football Weekly and FanSided, and previously wrote for FanRag Sports. He hosts Locked On Cowboys Podcast.
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Felix Veletanga
2 Articles Written
Felix Veletanga is an experienced reporter who has covered local news, politics, and sports in Northern New Jersey, and now lends his expertise to the Colorado sports betting market.
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Steve Bittenbender
17 Articles Written
Steve is an accomplished, award-winning reporter with more than 20 years of experience covering gaming, sports, politics and business. He has written for the Associated Press, Reuters, The Louisville Courier Journal, The Center Square and numerous other publications. Based in Louisville, Ky., Steve has covered the expansion of sports betting in the U.S. and other gaming matters.
Michael is an editor helping oversee coverage at BetColorado.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.
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Mark Keast
1 Articles Written
Mark Keast has recently covered the sports betting industry in Canada for The Parleh, and now lends his expertise to BetColorado.com. Mark is a long-time sportswriter and editor, most notably with the Toronto Sun.
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Douglas Pils
22 Articles Written
Douglas Pils has been a sports journalist for 30 years in Texas, Arkansas and New York having worked for the San Antonio Express-News, the Associated Press, The Dallas Morning News and Newsday. He most recently ran the Student Media Department at Texas A&M for eight years.
Pat McLoone is a contributing editor to BetColorado.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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Howard Gensler
1 Articles Written
Howard Gensler is a contributing writer to BetColorado.com. Gensler is a veteran journalist who has worked at the Philadelphia Daily News, TV Guide and the Philadelphia Inquirer and is a founding editor of bettorsinsider.com.

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