About Us: The Sports Geek

Since 2008, The Sports Geek has helped people gamble smarter, safer, and more successfully. It’s our mission to help you master the online betting space by providing the gambling tips you need to gain an edge. To achieve that, we brought together a team of the world’s leading experts in casino, sports betting and poker. Then, we asked them to share everything they know.
At The Sports Geek, you’ll find dedicated gambling guides, independent reviews of the best sites, and free betting picks. We only feature sites which our experts feel comfortable playing at themselves. Each has passed rigorous testing and meets the highest standards of transparency, security, and gambling experience.
We pride ourselves on providing the most accurate, honest and up-to-date information in the gambling industry. Read on to learn more about what makes The Sports Geek the best place to learn about online casinos, poker rooms and sportsbooks.

Why Trust Us

We believe that all gamblers should feel confident and safe while playing online. Our 15-year-long commitment to keeping players protected has ensured that the principles of integrity, respect, and fairness are paramount in all that we do.


Our expert team tests, evaluates, and reviews sites independently before either blacklisting or approving recommended sites to players.


The Sports Geek has been at the forefront of the gambling industry since 2008.


Within 15 years, we've helped over 40,000 people find the perfect place to gamble online.

Meet the Team at The Sports Geek

Our team has first-hand experience playing at the world’s top casinos, sportsbooks and poker rooms. Moreover, they do it all successfully. Hailing from journalistic, editorial, gaming, and sporting backgrounds, they each have a unique skill set to share.


Here are a few of the experts that make The Sports Geek the best place to learn about gambling online.

Dave Consolazio

If you’re looking for betting tips, Dave is your man. He specializes in hockey, and football, and is an expert in spotting value in the lines. Dave currently resides in Los Angeles, where he can often be found playing poker and video games.

Jacob Clark

Jacob enjoyed a 15-year career as a professional MMA fighter and coach. He has inside knowledge of the sport, and brings all his best picks and predictions to his content on The Sports Geek.

Zack McGovern

Zack is a long-time casino enthusiast whose knowledge of the online market is second to none. He is constantly searching for the latest games and bonuses, crushing poker tournaments, and regaling the office with fun James Bond facts.

Kyle Eve

Kyle is one of The Sports Geek’s longest serving writers, having joined the team in 2011. From his home in Ontario, he’s provided first-class analysis for major events such as The Super Bowl, March Madness and the World Series.

Rick Rockwell

A veteran sports writer, Rick ensures the highest editorial standards are upheld using his 14 years of experience in the field. While he usually sticks to football and wrestling betting, Rick has been known to enjoy a round of Texas Hold’em and often shares his poker tips with the rest of the team.

What We Do

Harnessing the broad knowledge of gambling enthusiasts is no easy task. At The Sports Geek, we give independent gambling experts the opportunity to share their expertise across sports, poker and casino play. Each of our team is free to form opinions and clue our readers into their personal picks. On this site, you’ll find:

Gambling Site Reviews

In over 15 years of reviewing gambling sites, we’ve developed a unique method of testing, evaluating and ranking. Our experts’ knowledge of industry benchmarks compare key factors such as banking options, user experience, player security, and game coverage. You’ll find independent, objective opinions on each site via our sportsbook reviews. These reviews include unbiased critiques for improvement so readers know of any pros and cons before signing up.

Expert Picks and Analysis

Using verified statistics, past experience, and expert opinion, our writers provide specific betting picks to cover major US leagues. Expect in-depth analysis of key factors like travel schedules, injuries, form, and historical data. The Sports Geek also has a dedicated AI model which has an impressive record of providing top picks. We’ll clearly note when the AI model is used.

Latest Gambling News

We keep tabs on all the latest news from within the gambling industry. We also cover all ongoing legislative updates with respect to gambling access in the US. This is in addition to up-to-date sports and entertainment betting picks and analysis.

Gambling Guides

We’ve asked each of our experts to write dedicated guides for both beginner and seasoned gamblers to improve their game.

Casino Guides

In addition to highlighting the best online casinos available right now, our guides will teach you how to play and win common casino games. You’ll also find guides covering the best casino apps. These feature significant welcome, reload, free spin and no deposit bonuses.

Sports Guides

Find the very best bookmakers for each sport, including specific options for NFLNBA and NHL. You can also brush up on your sports betting strategy for each league, as well as for key events like March Madness and the Stanley Cup.

Poker Guides

Poker is the most popular card game around the world, but it requires a solid strategy to be successful.  Discover the best poker rooms online right now and view our expert tips to increase your chances of winning.

Legal Gambling Guides

The legality of gambling (especially online) can be complicated. Lucky for you, we’ve created simple guides to explain the gambling laws near you. See our state-by-state legality guides to explain the options available.

The Sports Geek’s History

Since launching in 2008, The Sports Geek has been providing top-quality picks, guides and reviews to bettors around the world. Here are some key dates in our history:
Present: We review and update our information daily to offer the most relevant and important information to our readers.

August 2022: We celebrated helping more than 40,000 players find the perfect casino site.

October 2018: Major makeover, and a new site design was launched.

August 2017: Our first blog post went live.
July 2016: We published casino news for the first time.
May 2016: We reviewed our first online casino, Cafe Casino, which is still one of the top-ranked sites.
June 2009: We published the first piece of sports betting news, as well as our first expert picks.
May 2008: The Sports Geek site went live.

Our Responsible Gambling Commitment

Responsible gambling is the single most important factor in successful sports betting, poker or casino play. It is essentially a set of good habits to help you stay in control of your gambling. These habits ensure that gambling is an enjoyable experience, without negative consequences. Setting a strict bankroll budget, gambling sober, and taking regular breaks are all great ways to stay on track.


We encourage all bettors to gamble responsibly. Moreover, we encourage all to be aware of the signs of problem gambling. Knowing the early symptoms can help you identify any potential issues, and seek help immediately.  


We’ve created a dedicated guide to help you learn how to gamble responsibly. In this guide, you’ll also find a list of free resources available in your area.

Get in Touch

Whether you’d like to suggest a casino for review, report a bug, or chat about the latest NFL game, we’d love to hear from you. You can get in touch with The Sports Geek team using the details below.

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Dave Consolazio

Role: Sports/Casino Writer   Content covered on TSG: Strategy
Dave Consolazio is an avid sports fan and an experienced sports writer with over 15 years of experience in the industry. He lives in Los Angeles and enjoys all sports, though football and hockey are his favorites. When he isn’t betting on or writing about sports, Dave also enjoys playing poker, playing video games and keeping up with the latest iGaming news and trends.
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