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Meet Our Reviews Team
Katie has been with us since 2001, turning her talents from the croupier's table to a Casino.org office desk...
Industry Expertise: Game Functionality, International Casinos, Game Quality Control, Blacklisted Casinos, Game Testing Methods, Croupiers
Favorite game: Blackjack Switch Joined Us In: 2001
Katie has been with us since 2001, turning her talents from the croupier's table to a Casino.org office desk. As a grad student she worked weekends in an Atlantic City casino, going on to become a full-time industry expert! She's always up to date with eCOGRA and GLI testing standards, giving her a methodical edge to understanding great gaming software.
At HQ she leads the Casino Game Quality Assurance Team, who are instrumental in the review process. However, her passion for travel means she is frequently abroad hunting down the best casinos on the planet. When she isn't jet setting, Katie lives in Florida with her husband and her dog, Bella.
Kevin is nothing short of a cybersecurity genius. Before joining us in 2001, he worked at the forefront of...
Industry Expertise: Banking Methods, Online Casino History, Privacy, Cybersecurity, Scams, Encryption Software, Casino Security Technology
Favorite game: Pai Gow Poker Joined Us In: 2001
Kevin is nothing short of a cybersecurity genius. Before joining us in 2001, he worked at the forefront of online banking as it took off in the 80s. Holding degrees in both Information and Computer Sciences, his career path eventually led to the fascinating world of casino and gambling security. His team apply the most rigorous casino security testing methods, devised by Mr. Horridge himself, before we even consider recommending them to you.
Kevin now resides in Oxfordshire, having spent most of his career working in London. This high-flying expert still manages to keep things down to earth, growing his own vegetables and being the proud owner of two chickens.
Richard's time in law school was very well spent, as he not only excelled academically but met his wife-to-be...
Industry Expertise: International Gambling Regulations & Regulators, Casino/Gaming Law, Famous Cases of Cheating, History of Gambling
Favorite game: Caribbean Stud Poker Joined Us In: 2001
Richard's time in law school was very well spent, as he not only excelled academically but met his wife-to-be, Susie. He was a gaming law giant, working in a California firm until giving up to pursue a more flexible career after his twin boys were born. His law expertise is welcome here – he has encyclopedic knowledge of famous casino cases and has led our Casino Regulations and Compliance Team since 2001.
This team of global experts meticulously research every casino according to the latest regulations. They also keep a sharp eye on any casinos breaching a compliance issue. Richard works from home in Marin County, CA, occasionally visiting the office with homemade cookies in tow!
While studying for her psychology degree, Rose worked on bank customer service phonelines in her native Cork...
Industry Expertise: Customer Service and Support, Gameplay, User Journey, Player Satisfaction, Payouts, Sign-up, Live Chat, Player FAQs
Favorite game: Wheel of Fortune Slots Joined Us In: 2003
While studying for her psychology degree, Rose worked on bank customer service phonelines in her native Cork. Having become a department manager after years on the phones, Rose knows every intricacy of customer support and experience. She previously won an industry Gold Award for Customer Service, and wants this level of excellence from every casino her team investigates.
She has led the Player Experience Ratings Team since 2003, a year after accomplishing her dream of sailing the Atlantic. When using any casino, you can rest assured that Rose has gone through the player journey beforehand. She expects to see a smooth sign-up, login and cashout, sophisticated software, and top customer service.
Samantha's creative mind means she knows what grabs a customer's attention, whether in a casino or on...
Industry Expertise: Welcome Bonuses, Casino Promotions, Terms & Conditions of Bonuses, Prizes and Rewards, Loyalty Programs, Freebies
Favorite game: Avalon II Slots Joined Us In: 2015
Samantha's creative mind means she knows what grabs a customer's attention, whether in a casino or on the shelf. Her varied background ranges from designing slots game visuals for her art school portfolio, to studying digital marketing. Though she applied to be in our marketing team, her skill in pursuing freebies was a force to be reckoned with. She became Head of Bonus and Promotion Evaluation in 2015.
Nobody in the Casino.org office misses a promo with Samantha around! Simply put, she is a self-confessed bargain hunter, and her diverse skillset can only be outshone by her passion for casinos. Her team hunt down offers as well as decoding complex terms and conditions.
Kristin's history of working onscreen made her perfect to lead our Video Reviews Team in 2010. She became...
Industry Expertise: Land-Based Casinos, Macau Casinos, Gambling in Asia, Luxury Casinos, Casinos Onscreen, Casino Advertising and Marketing
Favorite game: Sic Bo Joined Us In: 2010
Kristin's history of working onscreen made her perfect to lead our Video Reviews Team in 2010. She became a TV runner straight after getting her Media Studies degree in New York, ending up as a producer on a US teleshopping channel for three years. When her fiancé took up a job at the University of Macau, she visited frequently and got a taste of the Macau lifestyle.
The teleshopping network went bust, but Kristin's interest in casinos did not. She wanted to do nothing but talk about them – lucky for us! She directs and produces video reviews, including her own appearances. Her enthusiasm and passion radiate from every review she presents and oversees.
Meet Our Experts
Industry Expertise: Basketball, Baseball, NFL, Hockey, Sports Betting and Odds, History of US Sport, Rising Stars in Sport, College Football
Favorite game: Baccarat Joined Us In: 2007
Our man on the pulse of the USA's biggest sports is Anthony. Born and bred in Philadelphia, he freelanced for us while working in investment analysis, coming on board fully in 2007. A football prodigy, he studied Mathematics on a sports scholarship until a shoulder injury took him off the field permanently. Refusing to leave the sporting world behind, Anthony dedicates his time and passion to knowing everything about the market.
As well as contributing expertise and writing articles, he studies odds for his favorite sports. He travels across the states to watch as many big games as possible, which is convenient for his daughter who is a huge Dodgers baseball fan.
Our man on the pulse of the USA's biggest sports is Anthony. Born and bred in Philadelphia, he freelanced for us while...
Industry Expertise: Video Poker Game Variants, Video Poker Odds, eSports, Draw Poker, Mobile Gaming, Video Games
Favorite game: Jokers Wild Video Poker Joined Us In: 2008
Kenny has been with us since 2008 – this Seattle computer whizz knows the ins and outs of video poker. His talent for stats and patterns led him to working in Australia for two years, creating probability computer models. Though he was always a card game strategy fanatic, he first tried video poker at his bachelor party in Vegas. He won huge on Jokers Wild, just in time for the wedding!
Kenny has written many articles focusing on advancements in mobile gaming. After teaching his dad to play video poker on his tablet, beating their high scores has become a shared pastime. Kenny is also into eSports, blogging about championships and attending live events.
Kenny has been with us since 2008 – this Seattle computer whizz knows the ins and outs of video poker.
Industry Expertise: Online Poker, Poker Variants, Freeroll Tournaments, Poker Strategy, Poker News, Professional and Amateur Poker
Favorite game: Texas Hold'em Poker Joined Us In: 2016
Isabella moved from São Paulo to Florida to help get her sister's fashion label off the ground. As their apartment was far from the city, Isabella spent her free time online and discovered her flair for poker. Her online poker moniker earned her a huge reputation and bankroll, before joining us in 2016 as resident expert.
This shark had the unusual experience of learning in the digital realm before playing live, meaning her knowledge of online casinos is extensive. For five years she has run a poker tournament from the basement of her sister's Miami store. Isabella wants to see more women enter the poker elite, privately coaching rising stars looking to go professional.
Isabella moved from São Paulo to Florida to help get her sister's fashion label off the ground. As their apartment was far from...
Industry Expertise: Roulette Variants, Roulette Strategy, Roulette Odds, Casinos of Europe, Casino Restaurants, Luxury Casinos
Favorite game: Multi-Wheel Roulette Joined Us In: 2004
For 10 years Mr. Gola was a chef in Monaco's finest restaurants. When his shifts ended, he hit the casinos, finding a hunger for the roulette table. After owning a successful restaurant in Marseille, his daughter took over and he joined Casino.org in 2004 to pursue his passion. He loves French roulette more than French cuisine – not only reviewing games but contributing to strategy guides.
This roulette aficionado stays discreet nowadays, after retiring from high stake games. In one Italian casino, he holds the title of largest ever roulette prize winner. Since retiring, he explores new games online, with a particular interest in odds of games like multi-wheel roulette.
For 10 years Mr. Gola was a chef in Monaco's finest restaurants. When his shifts ended, he hit the casinos, finding a hunger...
Industry Expertise: Betting Odds, Bet Types, Casino Game Odds, House Edge, Probabilities, Greyhound Racing, Casino and Gambling Statistics
Favorite game: Deuces Wild Video Poker Joined Us In: 2005
Josh's expertise has taken him across the US as a consultant for bookmakers, sporting events and independent casino testing. We called Josh in 2005 to advise on some articles but within weeks he was fully on board contributing to our guidance and research.
He learnt about odds during hot Texan evenings at the racetrack with his grandfather (a greyhound racing enthusiast and owner of six competing dogs). Josh has a mathematical mind and nurtured this in his Ivy League studies. He can reel off stats about returns and house edges for anything you can gamble on! When he isn't busy thinking about numbers, he shares an NYC apartment with Mica, his rescue greyhound.
Josh's expertise has taken him across the US as a consultant for bookmakers, sporting events and independent casino testing.
Industry Expertise: Online Blackjack, Card Counting, Casino Surveillance, Blackjack Variants, Blackjack Strategies, Baccarat, Dealer Etiquette
Favorite game: Blackjack Surrender Joined Us In: 2002
Maggie has experienced blackjack from all sides of the table - from a Calgary estate agent with a pastime, to a player, to a dealer, then eventually an undercover casino monitor. Her personal record in one Vegas casino was catching 48 card counters in 1995. Nowadays she prefers educating rather than being on the frontline – training staff and writing detection guides used in casinos globally.
She joined us 2002, we have always been in awe of her blackjack knowledge. Aside from her favorite game, she is keen on jazz music and DIY. Maggie and her partner have spent the past year renovating a barn in Connecticut, their third renovation project to date.
Maggie has experienced blackjack from all sides of the table - from a Calgary estate agent with a pastime, to a...
Industry Expertise: Online Slots, Slots Game Types, Slot Machines, Slots Game History, Mobile Slots, Free Spins, Slots Strategies
Favorite game: Mega Moolah Slots Joined Us In: 2003
Mary's nickname at our office is Mary Queen of Slots, care to hazard a guess why? She became our expert in 2003, having played for years in casinos and online. Her father was a pub landlord, meaning Mary took to slots from a young age. With a career in journalism, her skills for sniffing out stories are just as relevant to hunting down free spins and slots bonuses.
Mary rates games based on visual experience just as much as the potential payout. Her current obsession is investigating the best mobile slots games. As she splits her time between London and Glasgow, Mary often indulges in a few spins on mobile slots while traveling.
Mary's nickname at our office is Mary Queen of Slots, care to hazard a guess why? She became our expert in 2003...
Industry Expertise: Casino Regulations, Game Catalogues, Online v. Land-Based Casino Markets, Casino Management, Casino Resorts
Favorite game: Craps Joined Us In: 2002
Having spent over 16 years sharing in-depth knowledge of casinos with our team and readers, Neil's expertise is legendary. He started his gambling industry career in the 80s, as a London casino pit manager. His time with us since 2002 has seen him write and advise on countless articles, as well as providing extensive insight on casino gameplay.
Neil now lives in Colorado with his wife and daughter. His family are huge skiing fans, spending most of their time in the Rockies. Neil hates snow sports, but loves living in the great outdoors after all his time spent watching nature documentaries from a tiny flat in the metropolis of London.
Having spent over 16 years sharing in-depth knowledge of casinos with our team and readers, Neil's expertise is...
Industry Expertise: Soccer, Boxing, MMA, Horse Racing, Tennis, Online Sportsbooks, English Football Leagues, European Football, Betting Shops
Favorite game: American Roulette Joined Us In: 2008
Tom is one of our go-to guys for sports, with a big focus on soccer, boxing, MMA, tennis and horse racing. After graduating from university with a degree in English (and leaving his position of university soccer team captain), he gained extensive experience as a freelancer on various sports blogs until joining our team in 2008 as a Market Expert.
While freelancing, Tom worked seven years in a Durham betting shop when he wasn't writing, which meant he had the perfect excuse to analyze every game of his beloved Manchester City. At Casino.org, he contributes regularly to our blog and is always keen to offer his professional insight into the sports betting industry.
Tom is one of our go-to guys for sports, with a big focus on soccer, boxing, MMA, tennis and horse racing. After graduating...
Meet Our Marketing People
Industry Expertise: Gaming and Casino News, Sports Betting, Motorsports, Cars, F1, Cricket, Casino Marketing Campaigns
Joined Us In: 2014
Paul has fronted marketing teams in various sectors, from charities to supermarkets and even starting his own business, but his passion for the betting industry led him to us in 2014. A self-confessed petrolhead, Paul is obsessed with watching motorsports and is looking forward to the day he can teach his daughters to drive. He lives in south London but originally hails from Leeds, where he also studied Business Management.
At Casino.org, he is constantly spurring on his team's creative streak whenever they're on the trail of a new campaign – Paul loves throwing ideas down on flipcharts and whiteboards! He is often out at conferences and events, promoting the brand globally.
Paul has fronted marketing teams in various sectors, from charities to supermarkets and even starting his own business, but his passion for the betting industry led him to us in 2014. A self-confessed petrolhead, Paul is obsessed with...
Industry Expertise: Casino Public Relations, UK Media, Casino Journalism, Casino Market Data
Favorite game: Pai Gow Poker Joined Us In: 2016
Lisa comes from the Isle of Man, where she grew up on a farm – a far cry from the high-flying city life she leads now! She went against the grain by moving to London to pursue a career in PR at a casino after college, and her success meant that she was extremely well equipped by the time she joined us in 2016.
Lisa is also our dedicated Press Officer, handling all media enquiries and press releases with her excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Another part of her job involves research and market data, her sharp eye once again being a huge benefit to the work she does here at Casino.org.
Lisa comes from the Isle of Man, where she grew up on a farm – a far cry from the high-flying city life she leads now! She went against the grain by moving to London to pursue a career in PR at a casino after college, and her success meant that she was extremely...
Industry Expertise: International Sports Market, Live Events, Entertainment, Poker Events, Online Casino Market.
Favorite game: Caribbean Stud Poker Joined Us In: 2017
One of Anna's top responsibilities in the Marketing Team is devising the amazing competitions which we run across Casino.org, securing you tickets to top events as prizes! She is very well connected in the industry, having not only been a sports promoter and venue director in Los Angeles, but her boyfriend was formerly a professional poker player.
Her network of contacts is a brilliant asset for us – Anna can get interviews with huge names in poker, sport and casinos. She carries these out with a confident air, gathering content and research that contributes to her understanding of the market, and the players.
One of Anna's top responsibilities in the Marketing Team is devising the amazing competitions which we run across Casino.org, securing you tickets to top events as prizes! She is very well connected in the industry...
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