About Play-indiana.org

Our Mission

To provide the latest news and most accurate information about legal and regulated online gambling in Indiana.

Play Indiana Team

Managing Editor and Lead Indiana Writer: Gino Walsh

Gino Walsh is the Managing Editor and Lead Indiana Writer for Play-indiana.org who is based in Indianapolis. Gino is an Indiana University graduate who’s spent time as a sports reporter covering teams at the prep, collegiate and professional levels.

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Contributor: Richard Kelly

Richard Kelly has covered efforts to legalize and regulate online gambling since 2007. A USC journalism alum, Kelly made his first foray into sports betting legalization in 2010. His work has been featured in the Los Angeles Daily News, Playboy, Men's Journal, Los Angeles magazine, LA Weekly and ESPN.

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Contributor: Bobby Odriscoll

Bobby Odriscoll is a lead writer for PlayUSA and the manager of BetHer. He is a 2013 graduate of the University of Iowa and covers the intersections of sports with business and the law.

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Regional Content Manager: Mary Roper

Mary Roper is the Regional Content Manager for Play-indiana.org, PlayIllinois.com, PlayTenn.com and PlayIA.com. Previous to Catena Media, she spent 20 years as a copy editor, content manager and graphic designer at multiple newspapers in the Midwest and Central Oregon. Roper has received numerous awards for her design work from the Iowa Newspaper Association and the Society of Professional Journalists.

Head of Production, Play Sites: Brenda Shannon

Brenda Shannon is the content lead for Play-branded sites, including Play-indiana.org. She has experience writing and reporting on poker culture and the legalization and launch of sports betting in the US. Shannon was a business story strategist for small businesses. She has a bachelor's degree in communications.

Vice President of Catena North America and Analyst: Jose Quarles

Jose Quarles is the Vice President of Catena North America and head of content for PlayUSA and regional Play-branded sites, including PlayIllinois.com. He has reported on and analyzed online sports betting, online casino, online poker and daily fantasy sports industries since 2015. He was a sports journalist for more than 15 years, working as a reporter, editor and designer, including stops at The Washington Post and the Washington Examiner.

More About Play Indiana

Play Indiana is the Indiana-centric site for a series of Play-branded news and informational sites available throughout the country. Play Indiana and our affiliated sites have one clear goal: To provide readers with all relevant information about Indiana's legal and regulated online gambling options.

Learn more about Indiana online gambling options in the Hoosier State.

We are not directly affiliated with any specific casino, sportsbook, mobile sports betting app or gaming website. We are an independently owned and operated commercial organization.

Contact us

Please email us at [email protected]

Or reach out via mail or phone:

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

(646) 543-0245

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Advertising disclosure

Our funding comes via advertising relationships with several legal online gaming operators. In some cases, when you visit a site —  including online sportsbooks, 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 to various partners.

Our policy regarding advertisers is simple:

  • Advertisers do not have a say over the content on Play-indiana.org.
  • Our goal is to provide credible, objective information about legal online gaming options in Indiana, specifically and more generally throughout the US. We believe that this goal naturally produces the best information for both customers and operators, and therefore for us as a business.
  • We mark all paid advertisements or advertisements that appear in a format (such as banner ads) that are widely understood to be advertisements.