Online Poker Report: Contributors

Dustin Gouker – Head of Content

Dustin has been a sports journalist for more than 20 years, working as a reporter, editor and designer — including stops at The Washington Post and the D.C. Examiner. He has played poker recreationally for his entire adult life and has written about poker and gambling since 2008. Since 2015 he has been a leading writer and analyst of the nascent sports betting and online gambling industries in the United States.


Alex Weldon

Alex Weldon – Site Runner / Managing Editor

Alex has nearly a decade of experience as a journalist in the online gambling industry. Just before coming to work for Online Poker Report, he was managing editor for the GameIntel Poker Update, a data-driven, subscription-based newsletter for industry executives. He therefore brings an analytical, business-oriented perspective to coverage. Alex has been running OPR since September 2020, following a roughly year-long stint as its lead writer.

Heather Fletcher – Lead Writer

Heather Fletcher is the lead writer with OnlinePokerReport. She’s a career journalist, with bylines in The New York Times, Adweek and other publications. Because of that background she brings a marketing and customer-focused approach to her coverage.

Heather has been writing full time for Online Poker Report since March 2021.

Eric Ramsey

Eric Ramsey – Former Managing Editor

Eric is a reporter and writer covering regulated US gambling, sports betting, and DFS. He comes from a poker background, formerly on staff at PokerNews and the World Poker Tour.

Eric served as site runner for Online Poker Report prior to Alex and remains with the company as a data analyst and occasional contributor.

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