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Grove is a gambling industry analyst. A managing director at , Eilers & Krejcik Gaming Grove also oversees trade publications covering regulated online gambling, sports betting, and DFS.
Grove has been cited by lawmakers, regulators, and major media outlets such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, ESPN, and the Wall Street Journal. A full list of credits and appearances follows below.
Prior to his work in gaming, Grove was a coach of national championship collegiate speech and debate teams at
Bradley University, Illinois State University, and Western Kentucky University. Grove was inducted into the National Forensic Association Hall of Fame in 2001.
Grove earned his B.A. and M.A. in Communications from Illinois State University and currently lives in Las Vegas.
Recent media credits and appearances
Grove comments on the growth of sports betting in New Jersey and its effect on Nevada in a
July 14th article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. In a
July 10th article appearing on CNBC.com, Grove is interviewed about the growing number of states—and potential bettors—that are embracing legalized sports betting. Grove addresses the fact that New Jersey’s Golden Nugget is poised to make internet gaming history in a
July 5th article in The Press of Atlantic City. An article addressing the burgeoning sports betting scene in New Jersey appeared in a
July 1st article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, with insights from Grove. Grove weighs in on the Caesars-Eldorado deal in a
June 24th article in the Las Vegas Review Journal. In an Associated Press article that appeared in the
June 24th issue of the Telegraph Herald, Grove weighs in on the push to legalizing sports betting in the West. Grove provides commentary and analysis on the potential for LV gaming companies to move into Illinois, as sports betting becomes legal, in a
June 21st article in the Las Vegas Review Journal. Grove comments on mainstream media giants ESPN and Fox getting ready to offer sports-betting content in
a June 19th article in the Wall Street Journal. A
June 14th article in The Buffalo News on New York offering mobile sports wagering includes projections by Grove on its success. The rivalry between FanDuel and DraftKings is the topic of a
June 12th eGaming Review article that includes several quotes on the topic by Grove. CDC Gaming Reports includes an interview with Grove in its
June 11th article on the political pressure facing the DOJ’s stance on the Wire Act. In a
June 11th feature on eGaming Review, Grove discusses New York’s struggles with online sports betting and its attempt at expansion. Grove provides insight in a
June 10th article on the prohibition of sports betting on college teams featured on NYup.com. The comingling of sports and gambling is the topic of a
June 10th article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where Grove comments on SLS hotelier Alex Meruelo’s attempt to buy the Arizona Coyotes.
SportTechie’s June 7th article on the opposition to online sports betting includes an interview with Grove. In a
June 5th article, “Requiem for a Sports Bettor,” on TheRinger.com, Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming provide data on sports gambling personae. The potential for disaster based on the DOJ’s appeal on the Wire Act is the focus of a
June 5th eGaming Review article, where Grove discusses outcomes. A recent ruling on interstate wagering is the topic of a
June 3rd article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, which includes quotes from Grove. Conflict of interest between pro sport team owners who want to offer sports betting has Grove commenting on the issue in a
May 29th article in the Boston Globe. In a
May 23rd article in Gambling Insider, Grove discusses the role of daily fantasy sports now that sports betting is gaining popularity. A
May 20th Washington Post article focused on Jeopardy winner and pro sports better James Holzhauer features commentary by Grove on the changing face of the industry. Grove comments on the recent sports betting forum held at UNLV in a
May 15th article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. In a
May 14th article on ESPN.com, Grove comments on the difficulties facing sports betting and why it’s been so hard to get it up and running in the aftermath of PASPA. Bloomberg’s May 14th article on ESPN teaming up with Caesars to produce sports betting shows includes estimated financial data from Grove & Eilers & Krejcik. Grove is interviewed on the anniversary of the PASPA SCOTUS ruling in a
May 13th article in CDC Gaming Report. A
May 13th article in the Press of Atlantic City features a prediction by Grove on the possibility of NJ becoming the top sports betting market. NY losing out to NJ on sports betting is the focus of a
May 8th article in the New York Post, featuring several quotes by Grove. Grove provides commentary in a
May 8th article in the Buffalo News focusing on pro sports and gambling interests pitching sports betting ideas. A recent gaming report by Grove and Eilers & Krejcik is the feature of a
May 7th SportTechie article on DFS branding in the NJ market. A
May 3rd article in the Las Vegas Review Journal addressing the controversy over sports betting being run by an ex-felon includes quotes from Grove. In a
April 24th Washington Post article on sport betting, Grove provides addresses the current and projected income in NJ. In an
April 23rd AP article featured in newspapers across the nation, Grove predicts the number of states legalizing sports betting during 2019. Grove offers insight into the regulation of sports betting in an
April 18th article in the Statesman Journal. In a recent
Axios Sports newsletter, Grove provides some big picture information on numbers projections for newly legalized gambling states. A recent
April 9th eGaming Review article quotes Grove on a recent DOJ claim that the Wire Act reinterpretation doesn’t apply to state lotteries. Grove weighs in on the Department of Justice’s recent interpretation of the Wire Act in an
April 9th article on EGR Global. DraftKings recent Boston expansion is questioned in a
March 27th article on EGR Global, where Grove provides commentary on what the future could hold given the current online atmosphere. Betting on March Madness was the topic of a
March 18th article on Retuers.com in which a report by Grove and Eilers & Krejcik is referenced multiple times. Grove comments on the gambling startup Action Network and their viability in a
March 13th article in Bloomberg Businessweek. In an ongoing series in the
Boston Herald examining sports betting, Grove comments on minor and major league baseball and their vulnerability for scandal in their March 9th installment. The
Las Vegas Review Journal ran an article on March 5th centering on the William Hill takeover of the MGM Resorts’ sportsbook, with commentary by Grove. A
March 4th Chicago Tribune article on the fate of bookies and sports betting in Illinois features extensive commentary and projections by Grove. A March 2nd article in the
New York Post includes gambling statistics and research by Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming. Grove provides commentary and insight into the likelihood of legalized sports in certain states in a
March 2nd article in The Washington Post. A
February 26 article in The Nevada Independent features Grove discussing the Wire Act and its potential impact on the gaming industry.
SportTechie’s February 26th article on Caesars partnership with DraftKings includes quotes from Grove. Grove also provides commentary on the DraftKings/Caesars deal in a
February 25th article in the Las Vegas Review Journal. A
February 23rd article in the Hermann Herald has Grove addressing the expansion of Boyd Gaming and their partnership with FanDuel Group. A recent article on the failure of skill-based games in casinos that appeared in the
Las Vegas Review-Journal on February 21st features comments by Grove. Grove makes some predictions about New Hampshire’s bid to sue the DOJ over the new Wire Act in a
CDC Gaming Reports article published on February 15th. On February 14th,
USA Today ran an article on technology used in sports and gambling, which includes an interview with Grove. Statistics provided by Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming were included in a February 2nd
Times Herald-Record article debating whether the state stands to lose millions by limiting sports betting. Grove praises NBA Commissioner Adam Silver in a recent profile featured in the January 30th issue of
SportBusiness. A January 30th article in the
Las Vegas Review-Journal includes insights by Grove into the mentality of FOMO in legalized sports betting. Grove provides commentary in a
New York Times Magazine feature on sports betting and its impact on how games are watched and played, dated January 29th. The billion-dollar business of sports gambling is the topic of a
New York Times article on January 29th, which features commentary by Grove. In a
January 18th article on New York’s plan to legalize sports betting appearing on CBSSports.com, Grove provides statistics and predictions for future expansion there and in the U.S. Grove weighs in on Governor Baker’s legalized sports gambling plan for Massachusetts in a
January 17th article in the Boston Globe. Pennsylvania’s 2018 gaming revenue is the topic of an article in the
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on January 16th in which Grove addresses casino saturation. The Las Vegas Review-Journal features Grove in a
January 16th article on whether the DOJ Federal Wire Act reversal will impact Nevada. A
January 16th article in CDC Gaming Reports features quotes from Grove on the DOJ reversal of the Federal Wire Act. Grove offers some insight into the concept of media referrals and partnerships with sports wagering in a
January 9th Las Vegas Review-Journal article. With Pennsylvania a year into online gaming, Grove comments on the process and demand in a
January 9th article in The Inquirer. Grove provides predictions and analysis of the burgeoning sports betting industry in a
Las Vegas Review-Journal article dated January 7th. 2018
The trend for sports betting going mobile gets some commentary by Grove in a
December 29th article in the Providence Journal. In a
December 27th Pew Stateline article, Grove comments on the potential tax rates and regulations that states are considering for sports betting. Grove provides analysis on the competition amongst online sports books in a
December 20, 2018 article in Sports Illustrated. Grove provides insight and commentary on the recent pairing of MGM Resorts and Major League Baseball in a
November 27th article appearing in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Grove comments on the early takeaways from NJ’s explosive sports betting launch in a
November 5th article in the Philadelphia Inquirer. A
November 5th article in the New York Post features several quotes from Grove on Morgan Stanley’s prediction on the future of sports betting. In an article on the NY Jets and MGM partnership that appears in the
October 31st issue of the Las Vegas Review Journal, Grove provides insight and commentary on the pairing. Grove comments on the partnership between Caesars and NBA, NHL teams in an
October 30th article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. In an
October 25th article appearing in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Grove provides insight on the recent partnership between Boyd Gaming and FanDuel Group. Industry predictions from Grove and the team at Eilers & Krejcik is the topic of an
October 22nd article in CDC Gaming Reports. Grove explores the key states and storylines within U.S. gaming in an in-depth article appearing in the
Gambling Insider on October 22nd. In a
New York Times article appearing on October 19th, Grove provides a bullish outlook on NJ overtaking Nevada as a sports betting hub. Grove participates in a Q&A session in an
October 19th article in The Athletic that focuses on the future of legalized gambling in Illinois. In an
iGamingBusiness article appearing on October 17th, Grove predicts which states will be the next to adopt regulated sports betting. An
October 9th article in the Louisville Insider, includes commentary and predictions on the future of sports betting at Churchill Downs. Bloomberg’s October 9th article,
“Sports Betting Is Topic No. 1 at Casino Industry Trade Show,” features analysis by Grove.
“Games within Games” is the topic of an October 1st article in The Washington Post that includes commentary by Grove. A
September 26th article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal reporting on the federal hearing on sports betting includes multiple comments and insight from Gove. Grove weighs in on the financial impact of sports betting in California in a
CDC Gaming Reports article published on September 18th. In an article on New Jersey’s first month of sports betting in the
September 13th issue of SportTechnie, Grove provides insight on the future of sportsbooks and the revenue they will produce. Grove weighs in on the impact of parking fees among Las Vegas Strip casinos in a
September 13th article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The possibility that New Jersey’s sports revenue will surpass Nevada’s is the topic of a
September 11th article on Bloomberg.com that includes comments by Grove. A
CDC Gaming Report article from September 10th on sports betting in New Jersey includes research and extensive insights from Grove. A
September 9th New York Post article on the NY Jets recruiting a gambling venue sponsor features projections by Grove on estimated sports wagering revenue and when NY might enter the sports betting arena. New Jersey’s ability to surpass Nevada by 2021 in sports betting is the topic of a
September 7th article in iGamingBusiness, which includes both research and insight by Grove. Grove comments on the deal between William Hill and Eldorado Resorts in a
September 5th article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Grove comments on the post-PASPA landscape in
Issue 4 of iNTERGAMING magazine (August/September). Grove weighs in on the high taxes that Pennsylvania has imposed on legal sportsbooks in an
August 29th article in The Philadelphia Inquirer. An August 29th article on Internet gambling in Pennsylvania in
The Philadelphia Inquirer includes multiple citations from a report by Grove/Eilers & Krejcik. “Gambling on Gambling,” an
August 17th article in Slate about Action Network and sports betting, features insight from Grove. The Boyd Gaming and FanDuel pairing is the topic of an
August 3rd article in CDC Gaming Reports that includes multiple quotes from Grove. A
July 30th article in iGamingBusiness on the possible domination of GVC and MGM on U.S. betting includes analysis by Grove. In a
July 29th Las Vegas Review Journal article, Grove comments on the joint venture between MGM Resorts and GVC Holding to offer sports betting in the U.S. market. Grove offers predictions on the timing of sports betting in Pennsylvania in a
July 29th article in The Times Tribune. The pairing of college athletics and legalized sports gambling was the topic of a
July 18th article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, which featured commentary by Grove. Commentary by Grove is featured in the July 18 article,
“States Weigh Bets on Mobile Sports Betting,” in The Wall Street Journal. Grove provides analysis on the recent legalization of online gambling in Pennsylvania and which casinos may jump into the fray in a
July 14th article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. A
July 10 article in Marketplace on the topic of mobile phones and sports betting featured comments and analysis by Grove.
Fortune Magazine ran an article about the explosion of sports betting in the U.S. on June 29, which includes analysis by Grove. A
June 22 article in U.S. News & World Report on Rhode Island’s revenue share of sports betting includes insight from Grove. A June 8 report in
Crain’s Chicago Business News includes insights by Grove on Rush Street Gaming getting into the sports betting game.
Sports Techie ran a two-part article in June on sports betting which includes analysis by Grove.
Bloomberg.com includes quotes from Grove on Delaware being the first out of the gate in sports betting in a June 5 article. Grove weighs in on pro sports leagues lobbying for revenue now that sports betting is legal in the
June 1 issue of Gambling Compliance. A May 29 article on
Bloomberg.com includes predictions by Grove about startups delving into the world of sports betting. In a May 29 article in the
Las Vegas Review-Journal, Grove provides insights into MGM’s purchase of a NY casino-racetrack complex. Grove provides commentary in a May 24
Wall Street Journal article titled “Leagues and States Make Grab for New Sports Betting Cash.” A May 24 editorial in the
Chicago Tribune on the topic of legalizing sports betting in Illinois features revenue estimates by Grove. Grove provides commentary on whether sports gambling will be a jackpot for states in a
May 22 PEW article. Grove discusses the potential that sports betting will have on the gambling industry in a live May 21 interview on the BBC’s
World Business Report. A May 21
MoneyWatch article on the major sports leagues reaction to legalized sports betting includes commentary by Grove. The
Orange County Register included insights by Grove into possible action the sports leagues will take in response to sports betting becoming legalized in their May 20 article. A forecast on sports betting wagers by Grove is featured in the
May 17 article in The Economist on the Supreme Court decision to strike down PAPSA and allow sports betting in the U.S.
Marketing Week ran an article May 17 on the recent SCOTUS decision to legalize sports betting, which includes commentary by Grove. Grove weighs in on the future of collegiate sports betting and recent decisions by the NCAA in a May 17 article in
WAMU 88.5 Radio out of the American University in Washington D.C. interviews Grove on air May 16 about the new revenue streams available through legal sports betting. Insights and predictions by Grove are included in the
May 15 Wired article entitled, “The Sports Betting Revolution Will Be a Slow Play Online.”
NPR ran a report on May 15 featuring quotes from Grove on the Supreme court baking legal sports betting.
NBC 10 Boston published a follow-up news article on May 15 to an earlier on-air report on the race to launch sports betting, which included commentary by Grove. Grove offers insights and predictions on Michigan’s foray into legalized sports betting in a May 14 article in
The Detroit News. A May 14 article in
USA Today includes quotes from Grove on topic of state-by-state sports betting since its legalization.
VentureBeat ran an article on May 14 on the Supreme Court’s decision on legalized sports betting which includes comments from Grove. A May 14 article on
NJ.com about the impact that sports betting will have on New Jersey bookies features insights and predictions by Grove. Grove lends some insights into the integrity of sports betting after the SCOTUS decision to strike down PAPSA in a May 14 article for
NBC Nightly News. On May 10
MGM Resorts International held their annual analyst & Investor Day during which there was a presentation that includes statistics prepared by Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming. An April 16
SportsBusiness Journal report on the numbers related to sports betting in the U.S. utilizes data provided by Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming. Grove opines on British bookmaker William Hill and their foray into the US Sports gambling market in an
April 12 article for Bloomberg Businessweek. Data from a recent report on sports gambling by Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming is included in an
April 6 article in The Washington Post. Grove’s testimony before Illinois lawmakers on legalized sports betting is reported in the
April 4 issue of Gambling Compliance. An
April 3rd article in the State Journal-Register features multiple quotes by Grove on the topic of regulated sports betting. A featured story on Chicago’s
Channel 5 CBS news on April 3 includes a clip of Grove testifying before Illinois lawmakers on the topic of legalized sports betting in the state. WTTW TV’s
Chicago Tonight program on April 3 delves into the Supreme Court decision on sports betting, and quotes Grove as an industry expert along with his thoughts on the subject, and featuring his testimony before the Senate. Grove provides insight into Pennsylvania’s gambling expansion in an
April 2 article in The Philadelphia Inquirer. A recent report penned by Grove is quoted in the March 30 Forbes article,
“Report: DraftKings Is Aggressively Shopping for Sports Betting Partnerships in New Jersey.” Sports gambling is the topic of a
March 30 article in The New York Times, in which Grove and his report for Eilers & Krejcik Gaming provides insight. A
March 30 AP News article “DraftKings Seeking Casino Partners for Sports Betting,” includes data from Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming. The grand opening of an esports arena in Las Vegas is the topic of a
March 23 article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal in which Grove provides insight. Grove comments on Steve Wynn’s sale of his entire stake in Wynn Resorts and what that means for the company moving forward is featured in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s
March 22 article. Grove is interviewed extensively for a
March 19 article on Churchill Downs’ acquisition of Presque Isle Downs & Casino on GoErie.com. The upcoming decision by SCOTUS on sports betting is the topic of a
Washington Post article on March 18, in which Grove offered insight. Grove participated in a
panel event on March 8 at the North American Regulators Roundtable 2018, hosted by Gaming Labs. Inc. Forbes’ March 6 article “
FanDuel Is Actively Looking to be Acquired” is based on a recent report from Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming detailing potential purchasers of the daily fantasy sports operator. A February 28 article in the
Seattle Times addressing the future of sports betting features comments and analysis by Grove. A report prepared by Grove/Eilers & Krejcik Gaming is featured in
Forbes’ February 14 article on the daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry. Analysis by Grove in his role at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming offers a glimpse into the future in the February 13 article,
“Will Vegas Ever Be the Same,” on ESPN.com. The topic of future esports wagering, tackled by Forbes in a
February 12 article, includes the results of a survey conducted by Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming. Grove comments on how Wynn Resorts will fare given misconduct allegations against (ex)CEO Steve Wynn in a
February 11 article in The Nevada Independent. The fate of Wynn Resorts amid Steve Wynn’s misconduct allegations are featured in a
February 6 article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, with insights from Grove. West Virginia’s MetroNews features quotes and insight from Grove in their
February 4 article on the estimated millions that will be generated by legal sports betting. Insights and research from Grove are included in a
January 25 MetroNews article on the push to legalize sports betting in West Virginia.
A January 23 report in the Las Vegas Review journal on Las Vegas becoming a video gaming powerhouse features Grove and his esports expertise. Grove comments on the relationship that esports gamers have with Rogue pros in a
January 22 article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Bloomberg Technology’s January 17 report on daily fantasy sports—and how legalized sports will affect them—includes several insights from Grove. Grove comments on Eilers & Krejcik Gaming’s research on the legalization of sports betting in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s January 15 article,
“Casinos Prepare for Supreme Court Ruling on Sports Betting.” In an interview with WWL.com
on January 11, Grove comments and makes some predictions on the upcoming SCOTUS decision on sports betting. Insights by Grove are included in the
January 11 article, “Esports Arena Las Vegas at Luxor Will Open March 22,” published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. A report by Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming is quoted in
a January 10 article on GoMN.com about the future of sports gambling in Minnesota. A
Fox2 news report on the future of sports betting in Michigan in January 9 features data from a study done by Grove/Eilers & Krejcik Gaming. The Times-Picayune includes several quotes by Grove in their
January 9 article, “Louisiana Among States to Propose Legalized Sports Betting in 2018.” Research from Grove and Eilers & Krejcik Gaming is featured in a
January 9 article in Bloomberg Tax News on the use of bitcoin in offshore betting. The issue of sports betting in the U.S. is addressed by Grove in a
January 9 article in the New York Times. 2017
Chris Gove contributes insight on “U.S. iGaming Proponents, Opponents Claim Success in 2017” in a
December 22 article on GamblingCompliance.com.
Vice: Gambling in Florida, published on December 13 in Florida Trend, features insights by Grove on legal sports betting, an issue currently in front of SCOTUS. Sports betting is also the subject of a
December 11 report in The Detroit News, where Grove speaks on the type of customer this new form of gambling will attract. A December 6
Fox News Rundown podcast included a focus on legalized sports betting featuring an interview with Grove. Analysis from Grove in his work with Eilers & Krejcik Gaming is referenced in an ESPN
December 5 article on sports betting, Sports betting was the topic of a
Boston Herald article on December 2, where Grove offers a glimpse into the future. Grove predicts at least 20 states will consider bills similar to that of New Jersey in AP’s article,
Sports Betting Case Could Pay Off for Internet Gambling. November 13 article in
Bloomberg Businessweek features quotes from Grove on room in the marketplace for new skins buyers using cryptocurrency.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette included several insights from Grove on the topic of online gaming taxation in a November 6 article on online gaming in the state. The expansion of online gambling is the topic of a
November 5 article in The Citizen’s Voice that includes multiple quotes from Grove. On November 1, Grove provides analysis on Pennsylvania’s online gaming tax rate in the
Observer-Reporter’s coverage on the topic. In an October 30 article on Pennsylvania’s legislation to authorize betting online, Grove provides insight on the subject to the
York Dispatch. Grove comments on what is possibly the highest online tax rate in the CDC Gaming Reports October 29 article,
Debate Over PA’s Online Slot Tax Rate.
GamblingCompliance’s coverage of the online gambling bill in Pennsylvania includes analysis from Grove. KJZZ Arizona
interviews Grove on October 11 regarding the state’s prospects for regulated sports betting. S&P Global Market Intelligence includes quotes from Grove
in an October 10 story focused on the regulatory challenges facing esports. An
October 7 story in The Day covering Connecticut’s path to regulated sports betting draws on quotes and research from Grove. A
WSJ story from Oct 3 detailing Chernin Group’s move into sports betting media includes quotes from Grove. Bloomberg’s
coverage of G2E includes insights from Grove. An
October 1 feature on regulated sports bettings from the Associated Press highlights Grove’s research and includes quotes from Grove. Forbes covers Grove’s research into the market for U.S. sports betting
in a Sept 27 article. Poker Industry Pro profiles Grove
in an August 30 interview. In a
feature on August 17, GamblingCompliance draws on Grove’s insights regarding the market for regulated online gambling in New Jersey. An
August 6 feature in the Wall Street Journal focusing on the future of DraftKings and FanDuel post-merger breakup draws on analysis from Grove. The
Las Vegas Review Journal’s coverage of EVO 2017 includes multiple quotes from Grove. Grove is a featured speaker at the 2017
American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) conference in Denver on July 20. On July 13, the
Wall Street Journal’s coverage of the failed DraftKings / FanDuel merger draws on analysis from Grove. A
July 7 story published on NorthJersey.com covering the expansion of online gambling in the state utilizes insights from Grove. The
Boston Globe’s June 23 coverage of the planned DraftKings / FanDuel merger includes comments from Grove. Grove is a featured speaker at the 2017 Washington Indian Gaming Conference on June 21.
Quotes from Grove appear in the
Boston Globe’s June 19 coverage of the status of a planned merger between DraftKings and FanDuel. A
June 6 feature from Stateline on regulated online gambling in the U.S. includes comments and analysis from Grove.
LVRJ coverage of mobile betting at the planned Raiders stadium in Las Vegas includes quotes from Grove. A May 5 report from GamblingCompliance on New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market features commentary from Grove.
May 4 story from the Associated Press on MGM’s entry into the NJ online gambling market includes quotes from Grove. In an
April 28 story covering online gambling in Pennsylvania, CDC Gaming Reports includes insights and research from Grove. A
March 28 Wall Street Journal story covering the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas draws on quotes from grove. An in-depth examination of esports betting published by
Kotaku on March 16 includes quotes and research from Grove. A
March 16 feature in Travel Weekly on the Nevada Esports Alliance includes a reference NVEA executive director Grove. A story covering the push to regulate online gambling in PA published by the
Morning Call on February 27 includes quotes from Grove. An NJ.com
February 5 feature on the future of New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market includes quotes from Grove. An Associated Press
February 3 feature on declining NFL viewership cites Grove’s DFS research (co-authored with Adam Krejcik). Bloomberg’s
January 31 feature on the role of bots in the online poker industry features analysis from Grove. An ESPN Outside The Lines
investigation into esports and gambling draws heavily on research and analysis from Grove. Also featured in January 2017 edition of ESPN The Magazine. Forbes’
January 30 coverage of the federal threats to state-regulated online gambling draws on Grove’s research. GamblingCompliance’s
year-end review of the regulated online gambling industry includes quotes from Grove. 2016
On December 16,
Grove testifies in front of the California Assembly Governmental Oversight Committee. In December 2015,
Grove is quoted in the Boston Herald about the state Gaming Commission’s opinion on fantasy sports.
Government Technology speaks to Grove in December 2015 for an article on state regulation of fantasy sports.
Grove speaks to the Boston Globe on December 10th for an article focusing on how the current legal troubles of fantasy sports will affect the industry’s future. On December 16
th, the Boston Globe quotes Grove about the delayed UK DraftKings launch. On December 9th,
Grove is a witness at a daylong forum on Daily Fantasy Sports hosted by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. Grove writes an article on December 9
th for The Huffington Post about federal efforts to ban online gambling.
Grove makes a statement to The Washington Times on November 30 th about fantasy sports companies leaving the United States. Grove is invited
to appear on an ESPN discussion as an expert on the legality of daily fantasy sports on November 19th.
Grove makes a statement to The Washington Times on November 30 th about fantasy sports companies leaving the United States.
Capitol Weekly receives a quote from Grove in November 2015, elaborating on the debate of whether daily fantasy is a game of skill or luck. On November 20th, 2015,
Grove testifies in front of the Washington State Senate Commerce and Labor Committee. On November 16
th Grove is quoted in a New Yorker article on live streaming of online poker. On November 18
th Fusion posted an article where Chris Grove speaks about the percentage of players who lose at fantasy sports.
Medium.com publishes a piece that features quotes from Grove on November 10 th, talking about whether daily fantasy is a game of skill or chance. Grove appears in
an article for Rolling Stone in November 2015 discussing daily fantasy operator’s pending court date. Chris Grove appears on a segment of the NPR show All Things Considered in October 2015
discussing Nevada’s ruling on the lawfulness of daily fantasy sports. The Boston Herald
speaks to Grove for a piece about daily fantasy sports legality in November 2015. In a November 12th, 2015 article on INC.com, Steve Mendelsohn
interviews Grove about tax laws and how they tie into daily fantasy sports. On November 11th, 2015 Chris Grove speaks to Rolling Stone about the
effect of past advertising done by daily fantasy sports companies. In November 2015
Grove is quoted on Boston.com and speaks about daily fantasy companies leaving the country after states begin to question the legality of it. Buzzfeed.com references LegalSportsReport.com publisher Chris Grove on November 5
th in a piece about individual state reactions on the legality of daily fantasy sports.
ESPN speaks to Grove in November 2015 about conflict between daily fantasy companies and some state governments. On October 18
th, net speaks to Grove about Nevada’s ability to play fantasy sports after the state ban. In October 2015, Chris Grove
makes a statement to the Huffington Post about possible unethical business practices by daily fantasy sports companies.
USA Today quotes Chris Grove in an October 2015 piece about the legality of daily fantasy sports. On October 16th,
Grove is on Power Lunch on CNBC to discuss Nevada’s stance on daily fantasy sports.
The International Business Times speaks to Grove for an October 16 th article about Nevada’s DFS ban. On October 15th 2015
, The New York Times quotes Chris Grove in a piece about the Nevada daily fantasy sports ban.
Gambling Insider interviews Grove on October 12 th about the DGE’s investigation of PokerStars. In the
San Francisco Chronicle on October 12th, Chris Grove is quoted in an article about how daily fantasy companies have changed how we look at online gambling. On October 15
th, The New York Times speaks to Grove about Nevada’s ban on fantasy sports. Bloomberg Business converses with Grove on October 15
th for an article on future government involvement in daily fantasy sports. On October 9th 2015,
American Banker quotes Chris Grove in reference to the potential for fantasy sports companies to launder money.
Mother Jones speaks to Grove on October 9 th about the controversy surrounding daily fantasy sports.
The Las Vegas Review Journal puts a statement from Grove in an October 2015 article about Nevada’s ban on daily fantasy sports. In October 2015, a
statement from Grove about the approval of PokerStars in New Jersey appears in an article in the Las Vegas Review Journal.
The Las Vegas Review Journal includes a statement from Grove in October 2015 about the CEOs of daily fantasy companies. On October 8
th, Grove is quoted in the International Business Times for an article on the relationships between pro sports leagues and daily fantasy companies. Vegas Inc quotes Grove on October 7
th in an article about future e-sports gambling in Nevada. In October 2015, the
Huffington Post credits Grove for being among the first to report on the government crackdown of daily fantasy sports. The New York Times
speaks to Grove about employees of daily fantasy companies being able to enter DFS tournaments in October 2015.
The Daily Beast interviews Grove on October 6 th for an article about a daily fantasy executive winning a DFS tournament. In October 2015,
com quotes Grove for an article about whether or not daily fantasy sports is skill or luck based. Grove
appears on an episode of Power Lunch on CNBC in October 2015 to discuss potential insider trading in daily fantasy sports companies. On October 6
th, Sports Illustrated cites Grove-published websitecom in reference to an article about a DraftKings executive who won a large DFS tournament.
Wired.com quotes Chris Grove on October 9 th in a piece about the beginning of daily fantasy companies. On October 6
th, The Take Away interviews Grove about recent daily fantasy sports scandals. On October 6
th, ESPN quotes Chris Grove on the subject of possible fantasy site employee fraud. In October 2015,
The New York Times speaks to Grove for a piece on the shady business practices of daily fantasy companies.
Tech Insider speaks to Grove on October 6 th for an article on daily fantasy insider trading. In October 2015,
The Huffington Post quotes Grove in an article about insider trading and daily fantasy sports. The
Washington Post publishes an extended interview with Grove covering the legality of daily fantasy sports on September 21, 2015. A
September 11 story in the Wall Street Journal focused on the daily fantasy sports industry includes insights from Grove. In September 2015, the Global Gaming Awards announces Grove
as one of its judges for the 2015 Awards. Forbes features Grove’s research for Eilers on eSports betting in an August 23 article titled “
Billions Of Dollars Will Soon Be Wagered On eSports Competitions.” In May 2015, Capitol Weekly’s annual
California Gaming Conference features Grove as part of a panel discussion on the rise of daily fantasy sports in the United States. Watch video of that panel here. The 2015 iGaming North America conference welcomes Grove as a panelist on its debut
Rapid Fire panel on April 16, 2015. Comments from Grove appear in a
Vegas Inc story on April 10, 2015 covering the decision by major Las Vegas poker rooms to go cashless. In April 2015, Grove makes his debut on the
2015 BLUFF Magazine Power 20 List at #16. The 2015 iGaming North America conference welcomes Grove as a panelist on its debut
Rapid Fire panel on April 16, 2015. TheHill.com publishes an op-ed from Grove – “
Online gambling ban won’t stop online gambling – but will stop economic growth” – on March 24, 2015. Grove is awarded
Media Person Of The Year at the 2015 American Poker Awards. The inaugural American Poker Conference features Grove as a moderator for their “
Online Poker Snapshot” panel on February 25, 2015. In February 2015, Grove moderates “iGaming Regulation in California,” a discussion panel at the
2015 iGaming Legislative Symposium in California. Global Gaming Business spotlights Grove in its
February 2015 issue and part of Grove’s inclusion in the magazine’s “40 Under 40” for 2015. 2014
Grove is a featured guest on the year-end episode of CEM Audio Edge’s
Native American Gaming on December 17th, 2014. Nationally-syndicated radio program
House of Cards welcomes Grove for an overview of the year ahead for online gambling on their December 15th, 2014 episode. Quotes from Grove appear in a
December 10th, 2014 Las Vegas Review Journal story covering the introduction of a new online poker bill in California. Global Gaming Business, in conjunction with Innovation Group and G2E,
names Grove as one of the magazine’s “40 Under 40” for 2015. The annual meeting of the
Rural County Representatives of California welcomes Grove as a guest speaker for its annual meeting in September 2014. Grove breaks down the aftermath of the PokerStars / Amaya deal for
an article in the July 2014 edition of All In. Quotes from Grove appear in a June 24th
USA Today feature surveying revenue results for regulated online gambling in the United States. ESPN’s Poker Edge features Chris Grove as a guest on their
June 20th episode covering the picture for regulated online poker in the United States.
Grove participates in a panel discussion – The Poker Experience – at the 2014 Online Gambling Summit. Grove appears on the
June 13th, 2014 edition of NPR’s Marketplace to discuss the PokerStars / Amaya deal. A feature in the
June edition of NJ Monthly on regulated online gambling includes multiple quotes from Grove. The California Conference on Online Gaming, produced by Capitol Weekly and UC Davis, hosts a panel on May 22nd, 2014 moderated by Grove covering regulatory issues surrounding online poker. Panel participants include Richard Lopes, Chairman of the California Gambling Control Commission, cardroom counsel Keith Sharp, California problem gambling chief Terri Sue Canale and gaming lawyer Peter Larson.
Watch the video here. May 2014: Research done by Chris Grove is cited in a
study prepared by Econsult for the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The
California Gambling Control Commission welcomes Grove, who provides a commissioners and other representatives from California government with a presentation covering the role of affiliates in the regulated market for online gambling on April 18th, 2014. Grove is quoted in a
March 2014 Wall Street Journal story focused on the role of staking in the poker economy. Bluff Magazine’s annual Power 20 issue
includes Chris Grove as one of three members of the poker media voters “wanted to shine the light on.” Grove moderates a featured panel at the
2014 iGaming North America conference. The panel – “Regulated Online Gambling: The Story So Far” – brings together representatives from WSOP, Ultimate Poker, the online poker media and industry analysts. A March 2014 article
detailing Sheldon Adelson’s federal push to ban regulated online gambling on VegasInc.com includes multiple quotes from Grove. Bluff Magazine’s “Rundown”
podcast for February 28th features Grove’s overview and analysis over the Multi-State Internet Gaming Association. Grove is a featured guest on the
February 26th edition of TwoPlusTwo’s PokerCast, an episode covering the Nevada-Delaware partnership and the launch of Real Gaming. Quotes from Grove appear in a
February article on Forbes.com covering online gambling in New Jersey. Grove is quoted in
a January 2014 story for FoxBusiness.com covering credit card payment processing for regulated online gambling.
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