Every girl loves ponies. But not every girl knows how to bet on those ponies. To call Monique Vag a horse racing enthusiast would be like calling the Kentucky Derby just another weekend in May. When she isn’t betting on her hometown Raptors and Maple Leafs (OK, maybe against the Leafs), she’s at her second home at Woodbine Racetrack. Monique has written for Covers since 2013, taking on the challenge of betting every single 2014 NCAA tournament game as well as betting every college football bowl game in 2014-15.
Covers' Associate Editor gives you his weekly takes and best bets from the NFL to the NBA, from MLB and beyond. Check out his NFL Underdog column each weekend for his favorite pup plays on the gridiron and make sure to follow him during the baseball season for great insight into betting value on the diamond.
Joe Fortenbaugh lives for football – and football betting. Co-founder of NationalFootballPost.com and sports talk radio show host on "95.7 The Game" in San Francisco, this former law school graduate is one of the most well-connected football writers in the country, covering everything from breaking NFL news, Fantasy Football and betting action in Las Vegas. Joe also closely follows the NBA, PGA Tour and the biggest prize fights in boxing and has been featured in USA Today, ESPN, Sports Illustrated and Vegas Chatter.com.
Marc Meltzer eats, drinks, breathes and sleeps (barely) Las Vegas. If there’s a hot new nightclub opening, he’s in the VIP getting bottle service. If you’re searching for the best spots to eat in town, Marc’s memorized the menu. And if you want to gamble - be it at the sportsbook, table games, video poker or even Sigma Derby – Marc knows all the tricks to stretch your dollar, from betting strategy, to finding the best odds, to how to score some juicy comps. “What happens in Vegas” is what Marc is all about.
Patrick Everson is Covers' man on the scene, which means he's usually in the middle of the action at the biggest and best sportsbooks in Las Vegas. Patrick not only talks with some of the sharpest bettors and most renowned oddsmakers in town but also profiles you - the average bettor - with his popular "Scenes from Sin City". Who knows? The next time you're visiting a Vegas book, for Super Bowl or March Madness, you might just bump into Mr. Everson.
Jason Logan is one of the most connected writers in the sports betting industry, with contacts and sources at the biggest books in Nevada, overseas and online. Covers’ Senior Managing Editor has been breaking down the betting action since 2005, providing unrivaled insight into the oddsmakers’ process as well as first-hand reports from the bookmakers, telling you where the wiseguys are wagering. JLo’s informative and always entertaining commentary spans everything from the NFL, college hoops, and the whacky and wonderful world of exotic prop betting.