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Devon Jackson

Devon Jackson

Devon Jackson is a freelance writer with Bonus. He’s written for many different magazines and newspapers, from The New York Times and People to Sports Illustrated and Bloomberg. He has also worked as an editor—for The New Yorker, the Santa Fean, The Village Voice, and Discover, among others. Jackson likes to focus on the broader ramifications of the gaming industry—issues such as responsible gambling, the effects of cryptocurrency, or crossover between gambling and esports. In an era of fake news and truthiness, Jackson tries as best he can to leave the opinionating to the talking heads and give as big a picture as possible to the reader.

Latest articles

Steve Wynn Claims DOJ’s FARA Demand Comes Too Late, Is Unconstitutional

July 22, 2022 | By: Devon Jackson

Last week, casino billionaire Steve Wynn requested that a civil case brought against him by the Department of Justice be dismissed. In May, the DOJ announced a lawsuit against Wynn. They claimed that the retired mogul had not registered as an agent of China when he’d allegedly lobbied the Trump administration in 2017 on behalf […]

Penn National Employee Charged with Insider Trading

June 30, 2022 | By: Devon Jackson

Amateur criminals often find that they’d have been better off leaving things to the professionals. In what may prove to be an example of that, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently charged a Penn National Gaming employee with insider trading. Earlier this month, the SEC alleged that David Roda, 36, and a childhood friend […]

With A Regulated Launch In NJ, Vie.gg Is Still Chasing The Esports Betting Dream

April 13, 2022 | By: Devon Jackson

Earlier this month, Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) finally launched its online betting platform Vie.gg in New Jersey. EEG had fulfilled its five-day-long “soft play” phase, which it had been required to do by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). Bettors can now wager on authorized professional esports events, meaning competitions between video gamers. This […]

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