Grant Lucas is the 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:
- While Industry Nears Historic Total, Some NY Sportsbooks Still Look To Reach The Black, 02 Dec 2023
- Latest Queens Town Hall Shows More Support For Hard Rock Casino Near Citi Field, 30 Nov 2023
- No Seneca Nation Gaming Compact ‘A Failure’ Of New York Governor’s Office, 29 Nov 2023
- Future Of Sands NY Casino May Not Be Resolved For ‘Years’ Amid Legal Battle, 25 Nov 2023
- October Was Great, But Could November Be Even Better For NY Sportsbooks?, 24 Nov 2023
- NY Online Casinos Becoming More Of A Reality, Thanks In Part To New Jersey, 22 Nov 2023
- NY Improves Voluntary Self-Exclusion Process To Help With Problem Gambling, 21 Nov 2023
- Election Of New City Councilmember Could Derail Bally’s NY Casino Plans, 20 Nov 2023
- Sands NY Casino Still Has Life After Emergency Stay … Until Nov. 21, 17 Nov 2023
- Bally Bet Makes Its New York Return With Upgraded Tools From New Partners, 15 Nov 2023