Senior Managing Editor/Lead Writer: Grant Lucas
Grant Lucas, site runner and lead writer for PlayLouisiana, is a longtime sportswriter who has covered the high school, collegiate and professional levels. Prior to covering legalized gambling, Grant, a graduate of Linfield College, has produced stories on golf, Oregon State, and the Portland Trail Blazers.
PlayLouisiana Contributor: Matthew Kredell
Matthew Kredell has reported on efforts to legalize and regulate online gambling since 2007. Now, his insights can be found on a range of Play-branded sites. The USC journalism alum began his career as an LA Daily News sportswriter and has been featured in Playboy, Men’s Journal, Los Angeles magazine, LA Weekly, and ESPN.com.
PlayLouisiana Contributor: Marian Rosin
Marian Rosin is a freelance writer that has written on a variety of topics including publications like Upnest and Psychology Today. Marian brings experience in the gambling sector as the senior copywriter for Isle of Capri casinos.
PlayLouisiana Contributor: Derek Helling
A freelance journalist, Derek Helling resides in Kansas City, Missouri. In addition to reporting on gaming news, Derek has also covered esports, sports business, and sports law. When away from work, he spends his time collecting baseball cards and helping his wife serve their two Munchkin cat overlords.
PlayLouisiana Lead Analyst: Dustin Gouker
Dustin Gouker serves as Head of Content for our parent company, Catena Media US. He has been a sports journalist for more than 15 years, working as a reporter, editor, and designer. Dustin also co-hosts the Legal Sports Report podcast.