Authors & Contributors

The FloridaBet.com Staff consists of a team of Florida sports betting veterans, who know Florida politics and understand how sports betting works in Florida. These veteran reporters and editors cover breaking Florida sports betting news. They also provide opinions on where we are heading in terms of legislation as well as conduct interviews with leading figures in the Florida sports betting community.

Joss Wood has over a decade of experience reviewing and comparing the top online casinos in the world to ensure players find their favorite place to play. Joss is also a specialist when it comes to breaking down what casino bonuses add value and where to find the promotions you don't want to miss.
Tim Speros is a veteran content creator for DFS and sports betting. He has over 20 years of experience in the sports industry working with ESPN, Fox Sports, Monumental Sports, the NBA, and the Golden State Warriors.
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Wes Roesch
Editor & Writer
Wes is an editor and writer for FloridaBet.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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Stefan Krysa
Sports Writer
2 Articles Written
Stefan Krysa is an expert writer covering sports and gambling trends, news, and analysis. Born in the U.S. and raised in Canada, he is an avid sports fan and is committed to providing up-to-date information regarding sports betting in Florida for FloridaBet.com.
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Jeff Parker
7 Articles Written
Jeff Parker is an entertainment writer for FloridaBet.com. A writer for film, television and the internet, Jeff is a life long movie buff, with a Masters Degree in Popular Culture. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he works full time as documentary filmmaker and producer.
Shannon Lane is a commercial editor and fact-checker overseeing FloridaBet.com. She's spent the last decade working in sports media, including at NFL Media and as a reporter and fact-checker at Sports Illustrated. She's been a passionate sports fan all her life and covered nearly every major sport as a reporter to provide Florida bettors with the best information possible.
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Candice Reeves
2 Articles Written
Candice Reeves is an expert reviewer for FloridaBet.com. Candice built a writing career in wealth management, cryptocurrency, and software applications. Her work is routinely featured in leading finance and technology publications, including WealthRocket.com, CryptoVantage.com, and StackCompare.com. Her investing background serves her well as a sportsbetting analyst with the Florida Bet team.
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Adam Wernham
Expert Contributor
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 FloridaBet staff.
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Beau Adams
2 Articles Written
Beau Adams is a tried-and-true disabled NFL enthusiast, Notre Dame alum, and ardent Jaguars’ aficionado with a deep passion for obscure statistical analysis. He'll use his love for the Jags and background in analytics as a betting expert for FloridaBet.com throughout the NFL season.
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Jeremy Botter
1 Articles Written 5 Fact Checked
Jeremy Botter is a commercial editor for FloridaBet.com. He is a former senior writer for CNN, a sportswriter for the Houston Chronicle and was managing editor for FloSports.com and HeavyMMA.com.
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Felix Veletanga
1 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 South Carolina sports betting market. He previously covered the Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team’s 2022 NCAA Cinderella run for HudPost. Felix specializes in combat fighting and soccer betting analysis with a focus on the Premier League.
Michelle is an editorial researcher and fantasy writer for the NFL Network. She also is a co-host for the BallBlast Fantasy Football Podcast and the Gold Diggers Podcast on the 49ers Gold Standard Network.
Kate Magdziuk is an NFL betting expert for FloridaBet.com, focusing on the Dolphins, Jaguars and Bucs. She's written for NBC Sports Rotoworld, DraftKings Nation, Gaming Society, and 4for4 Fantasy Football. She'll track playoff chances and Super Bowl odds, using her expertise in fantasy football and sports betting to deliver the most up-to-date information available for Florida bettors.
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Dan Angell
2 Articles Written
Dan Angell has followed college basketball since childhood, having grown up in the heart of ACC country. He loves finding the angles on every game he watches and believes there's always beauty to be found in every contest, even when that means playing the under.
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Dan Thompson
Betting Analyst
7 Articles Written
Dan Thompson is a Lead Betting Analyst for FloridaBet.com. Dan's unique experience makes him the perfect fit to find the latest storylines and interesting betting angles impacting Florida sports betting.
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Christopher Boan
Lead Reporter
23 Articles Written
Christopher Boan writes for FloridaBet.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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Craig Cummings
Senior Political Betting Analyst
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Craig Cummings is the senior political betting analyst for FloridaBet.com after covering political betting odds for almost a decade with a focus on American politics.
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Bill Ordine
Expert Opinion Columnist
12 Articles Written
Bill Ordine was a reporter and editor in news and sports for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Baltimore Sun for 25 years, and was a lead reporter on a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News. Bill started reporting on casinos and gaming shortly after Atlantic City’s first gambling halls opened and wrote a syndicated column on travel to casino destinations for 10 years. He covered the World Series of Poker for a decade and his articles on gaming have appeared in many major U.S. newspapers, such as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald and others.
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Steve Bittenbender
21 Articles Written
Steve is an accomplished, award-winning reporter with more than 20 years of experience covering gaming, sports, politics and business.
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Howard Gensler
Reporter
7 Articles Written
Howard Gensler is a veteran journalist who’s worked at the Philadelphia Daily News, TV Guide and the Philadelphia Inquirer and is a founding editor of bettorsinsider.com.
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Marcus Mosher
Betting Analyst
5 Articles Written
Marcus is a Senior Betting Analyst for FloridaBet.com. He studies all the top betting markets to pull out storylines that impact betting in Florida. Marcus has covered the NFL for The Raiders Wire, The Athletic DFW, Pro Football Weekly and FanSided, and previously wrote for FanRag Sports. He hosts Locked On Cowboys Podcast.
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Cecil Peters
Senior Betting Analyst
13 Articles Written
Cecil Peters is a Senior Betting Analyst for FloridaBet.com.
Josh Markowitz is a freelance writer for FloridaBet.com.
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Mark Keast
1 Articles Written
Mark Keast has recently covered the sports betting industry in Canada for The Parleh, and is a long-time sportswriter and editor, most notably with the Toronto Sun.
Pat McLoone is a news editor for FloridaBet.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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Shelby Dermer
Reporter
2 Articles Written
Shelby Dermer is a reporter & journalist for FloridaBet.com.
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Nate Hamilton
Football Betting Analyst and Fact Checker
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Nate Hamilton is a senior football betting analyst for FloridaBet.com. He spends his time immersed in analytics, stats, and betting lines including a special focus on all things Florida football related. Nate has been a notable voice in the world of 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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Thomas Leary
1 Articles Written 10 Fact Checked
Thomas Leary is a news editor and writer for FloridaBet.com.
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Michael Peters
Editor & Fact Checker
9 Fact Checked
Michael is a news editor specializing in online sports betting coverage, including FloridaBet.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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Mike Ferguson
Betting Analyst
5 Articles Written
Mike Ferguson spends his days browsing the latest lines for all the top college football betting markets to find storylines curated specifically for sports bettors in Florida.
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Matthew Asher
Editor & Fact Checker
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As the current Editor and Fact Checker editor for FloridaBet.com, Matthew Asher has nearly a decade of experience working in public relations and digital media marketing with the Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Rams, Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers.Matthew is passionate about the sports betting industry and has been known to explain how to bet on the NFL, College Football and other major sports leagues. He is passionate about making sure you have the most up-to-date and correct information about Florida betting regulations.
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Lou Monaco
Reporter/Journalist
3 Articles Written
Lou Monaco covers legal and responsible sports betting for FloridaBet.com.
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Martin Booth
Betting Expert
3 Articles Written
Martin Booth is an award-winning copywriter with extensive experience in sports betting. He spent more than 20 years in sports journalism, has also worked in the betting industry and is one of the most trusted voices in online gambling.
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Jim Tomlin
Editor & Fact Checker
2 Articles Written 4 Fact Checked
Jim Tomlin has 30-plus years of experience in Florida journalism, mostly in sports. The University of South Florida graduate has worked at the Tampa Bay Times, FanRag, Saturday Down South and Saturday Tradition and now lends his expertise to FloridaBet.com as a writer and editor.
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Hunter Hewitt
Editor & Factor Chacker
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Editorial Staff
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