Our mission

To provide news and information regarding legal and regulated online gambling in the United States

Our team


Jess Welman: Jessica Welman has worked as a tournament reporter for the World Poker Tour, co-hosted a podcast for Poker Road, and served as the managing editor for WSOP.com.

A graduate of Indiana University and USC, Welman is not only a writer but also a producer. She can be found on Twitter @jesswelman.


Martin DerbyshireMartin Derbyshire: Martin Derbyshire has more than ten years of experience reporting on the 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.


Matt PerryMatt Perry: Matt Perry has been working as an editor, copywriter, content manager and reporter in the poker and legal online gambling industry since 2007.

He contributes to a variety of sites centered on the regulated markets in the US as well as internationally.


Steve RuddockSteve Ruddock: Steve Ruddock is an avid poker player and a veteran member of the gaming media.

His primary focus is on the regulated US online casino and poker markets. He writes for numerous online and print publications, including OnlinePokerReport.com, USPoker.com, and USA Today.


Joss WoodJoss Wood: Joss Wood writes for a number of publications in the online gambling sphere. With a special focus on international markets, he writes for LegalSportsReport.com, OnlinePokerReport.com, and others.

He also centers on sports betting, esports betting, and the emergent regulated US online gambling industry.

More about PlayUSA

PlayUSA is the national site for a series of Play-branded news and informational sites in various states, such as PlayNJ.com, PlayPennsylvania.com, PlayNY.com, and nearly a dozen others. PlayUSA and our affiliated sites have simple focus: To provide readers with news and resources related to legal, regulated online gambling options in the United States.

Our resources include:

We are an independently owned and operated commercial organization and not directly affiliated with any one casino or gaming website.

Contact Us

Or reach us via mail / phone:

3651 Lindell Road
Suite D 505
Las Vegas NV 89103

(646) 543-0245

Advertising disclosure

Our funding comes via advertising relationships with a variety of legal online gaming operators. In some cases, when you visit a site –  including casino sites, poker sites, and daily fantasy sports sites, 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 PlayUSA.com.
  • Our goal, first and foremost, is to provide credible, objective information about the legal online gaming options in America. 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 are clearly marked as such or appear in a format (such as banner ads) that are widely understood to be advertisements.