About PlayTenn.com

Our Mission

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

PlayTenn Team

Managing Editor and Lead Tennessee Writer: Alec Cunningham

Alec Cunningham played Division II golf at Tusculum University. She graduated in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Professional Writing. Alec has spent the last five years working in the music industry as a concert promoter, tour manager and artist developer. As a journalist, she has covered a variety of topics and currently specializes in the Tennessee online sports betting industry.

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Contributor: Matthew Kredell

Matthew Kredell has covered efforts to legalize and regulate online gambling since 2007. A USC journalism alum, Kredell 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: Derek Helling

Derek Helling 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: Jenn Montgomery

Jenn Montgomery is the Regional Content Manager for PlayTenn.com, PlayIllinois.com, PlayIndiana.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. Montgomery has received numerous awards for her design work from the Iowa Newspaper Association and the Society of Professional Journalists.


Head of Production, Play Sites: Kim Yuhl

Kim Yuhl is the content lead for Play-branded sites, including PlayTenn.com. She has experience writing and reporting on poker culture and the legalization and launch of sports betting in the US. Yuhl was a business story strategist for small businesses. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications.


Past Contributor and Analyst: Dustin Gouker

Dustin Gouker 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 PlayTenn.com

PlayTenn.com is the Tennessee arm of the Play brand of gambling news sites. Like the other sites within the network, PlayTenn.com strives to have the latest and most accurate information on the legal and regulated gambling options in Tennessee. That includes online sports betting, the Tennessee Lottery and any other new verticals the state might legalize in the future.

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

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