About the Author

Derek Helling

Derek Helling

Derek Helling is a Bonus.com contributor and the assistant managing editor of PlayUSA. In his writing, Helling focuses on responsible gambling along with the intersections of business and technology with the gaming industry. Helling completed his journalism degree at the University of Iowa and resides in Chicago.

Who Is Derek Helling?

Derek Helling is a Bonus.com contributor and the assistant managing editor of PlayUSA. He broke into covering the legal gambling industry in North America in 2018, before the fall of PASPA and the resulting broader expansion of legal online gambling across the United States.Helling writes about the gaming industry as it pertains to business, technology, and the promotion of responsible gambling. Helling also loves to cover litigation in the gambling industry.Prior to writing about gambling, Helling covered the business and legal aspects of sports for publications like FanSided’s flagship site, Ozy, and myriad other publications.Helling completed his journalism degree at the University of Iowa. He authored a chapter on the economics of the National Football League in the Kendall Hunt textbook, “Sport Finance.”

Also Featured On

PlayUSA

More

Latest articles

Gambling Could Pose Additional Risks For People Suffering From Long COVID

February 1, 2024 | By: Derek Helling

New research into long COVID suggests impacts on brain chemistry that could put gamblers at increased risk of problematic behavior patterns. The science of COVID-19 is still in its infancy, and the medical community is still uncertain about many things. These include why some people continue to suffer the effects of a COVID-19 infection for […]

Back To Top

Get connected with us on Social Media