Dustin Gouker is the Vice President of Content for North America at Catena Media, and he serves as an analyst and editor at Legal Sports Report.
Along with a talented team of writers and editors, Gouker helped to turn LSR from a small blog to the go-to source for news about the sports betting industry.
Gouker started writing and editing at LSR in 2015, reporting on the meteoric rise of DraftKings and FanDuel in daily fantasy sports. He also led coverage of the push for legalization of sports gambling in the US, including being on hand to cover oral arguments in the US Supreme Court as the federal ban was lifted. He’s considered one of the leading experts about the US sports betting space and has spoken at a variety of conferences and with various media outlets about the industry’s development.
Before LSR, Gouker was a journalist and editor for more than 15 years, working at a variety of newspapers, including the Washington Post, while also writing about the poker industry during its prime in the early 2000s.
Gouker was born in Pennsylvania and now lives in Oregon with his wife and daughter.