Senior Managing Editor
Grant Lucas is the senior managing editor for PlayNY. A longtime, award-winning sports writer, Grant manages, edits and writes about legal online sports betting in New York as well as NY online casino legislation and NY online poker.
Grant has covered gambling and legal sports betting since 2018, when he got his start reporting on the New Jersey and Pennsylvania industries.
Before covering the expansion of legal gambling, Grant served as a sportswriter with The Bulletin newspaper in Bend, Oregon, covering high school, Oregon State and University of Oregon athletics as well as the Portland Trail Blazers. Prior to that – after graduating from Linfield University, where he played baseball for former Yankee and World Series MVP Scott Brosius – Grant worked as a digital content reporter for the Trail Blazers.
Writing on New York online gambling
Down But Not Out: NY Sports Betting Sets Record With $800 Million In July
Can Pete Alonso Become First Three-Peat Home Run Derby Champion? NY Sports Betting Lets You Bet On It
Still Hot: New York Online Sports Betting Tops $1 Billion In Handle Again
Ready For Some Football? Take A Look At The Biggest New York Games On 2022 NFL Schedule
Johnny Avello: True Return Of March Madness Ideally Sees Coach K Riding Off Into Sunset A Winner
Need A March Madness Team To Back As Sweet 16 Nears? Try The Saint Peter’s Peacocks
Posts by Grant Lucas:
- New York Sports Betting Could Take In Second-Most Handle For 2023 Super Bowl, 30 Jan 2023
- Sands: ‘Amazing Opportunity’ Awaits For Potential NY Casino On Long Island, 26 Jan 2023
- Vornado Throws Hat Into Downstate NY Casino Ring With Project Near MSG, 26 Jan 2023
- Can NY Casinos Help New York Usurp Atlantic City As Gambling Destination?, 25 Jan 2023
- Take Two: Addabbo Reintroduces Bill To Authorize NY Sports Betting Kiosks At Stadiums, 20 Jan 2023
- Bill Proposed To Increase Online Sportsbooks In New York, Slice Tax Rate In Half, 19 Jan 2023
- Assemb. Pretlow Introduces Bill To Legalize NY Online Poker But Not Online Casinos, 18 Jan 2023
- GeoComply: Over One Billion Geolocation Checks In First Year Of NY Sports Betting, 12 Jan 2023
- Only One Word Describes First Year Of Online NY Sports Betting: ‘Incredible’, 09 Jan 2023
- First Year Of Online NY Sports Betting Leads To Nearly $700 Million In Tax Revenue, 06 Jan 2023