About Penn Sportsbooks

Our mission

To provide legal and regulated news about Pennsylvania sportsbooks and the sports betting industry.

Our team


Jessica WelmanJessica Welman: Jessica Welman is the managing editor of Penn Sportsbooks. A longtime poker media presence, Jess 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.


Martin 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.


Kim Yuhl: Kim Yuhl worked as a business story strategist for small businesses before transitioning to full-time freelance writing. Kim has over five years of experience writing and reporting on poker culture, the online gambling industry, and more recently, the legalization of sports betting. Kim has a bachelor’s degree in communications and is currently pursuing an MFA in creative writing.


Chris Imperiale: Chris Imperiale is a freelance writer that covers all aspects of the legalized sports betting and the online casino industries. He has a journalism degree from Rutgers University and was formerly on staff at Bleacher Report.


More about Penn Sportsbooks

Penn Sportsbooks is a news and informational site highlighting Pittsburgh and Philadelphia sportsbooks and online sports betting apps.  Our goal at Penn Sportsbooks is to be a one-stop resource for legal sports betting in Pennsylvania.

You can learn more about Pennsylvania Sportsbooks here and PA online sports betting here.

We are independently owned and operated. Our organization and not directly affiliated with one specific sportsbook or gaming website.

Contact Us

Reach us via mail / phone:

Catena Media
11700 W. Charleston BLVD #170 – 520
Las Vegas, NV 89135

(646) 543-0245

Interested in writing for us? Email [email protected]

Advertising disclosure

Our funding comes via advertising relationships with a variety of legal online gaming operators. Occasionally, when you visit a site using one of our links –  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 advertising policy

  • Advertisers have no say over the content on Penn Sportsbooks.
  • First and foremost, our goal is to provide credible, objective information about legal online sports betting 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.
  • Paid advertisements are clearly marked or appear in a format (such as banner ads) that are widely understood to be advertisements.
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