About PlayIndiana.com

Our Mission

To provide the latest news and most accurate information about legal and regulated online gambling in Indiana.

PlayIndiana Team

Managing Editor: Steve Schult

Steve Schult is the managing editor of PlayIndiana and several other Catena Media sites. The New York native spent a decade covering high-stakes poker tournaments for some of the game’s biggest outlets before joining Catena Media at the start of 2022. Since then, Schult has covered several regional gambling markets including Florida, California, Ohio and Kentucky.

Read more from Steve Schult here.


Lead Writer: C.J. Pierre

C.J. Pierre has been covering news and sports for over a decade in both online and television mediums. The Minneapolis native received his bachelor’s from Minnesota State University Moorhead and has been in media ever since. Prior to diving into the gambling industry, Pierre covered the Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Vikings and North Dakota State football as both a reporter and videographer.

Read more from C.J. Pierre here.


Contributor: Hill Kerby

Hill KerbyHill Kerby is a contributor to PlayIndiana. He is a proponent of safe, legal betting, and is grateful to be able to contribute to growing the industry. He has a background in poker, sports, and psychology, all of which he incorporates into his writing.

Read more from Hill Kerby here.


Contributor: Cheryl Coward

Cheryl Coward is a contributor for PlayIndiana with a background in sports journalism. She started her career as a news reporter in Washington, DC. She’s a die-hard women’s basketball fanatic and founded the website Hoopfeed.com as a result of that passion.

Read more from Cheryl Coward here.


Contributor: Dan Holmes

Dan HolmesDan Holmes is a contributor for PlayIndiana with plenty of experience under his belt. Dan has written three books about sports and previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball.

Read more from Dan Holmes here.


Former News Content Manager: Matthew Bain

Matthew Bain is currently the Content Manager at Catena Media’s national online lottery site, PlayiLottery. He used to be the News Content Manager at Catena Media, overseeing news content for the network’s highest-priority regional sites, including PlayIndiana. The San Diego native and Iowa resident is an award-winning writer and spent six years as a sports reporter and deputy sports editor for the Des Moines Register.

During his time at one of Iowa’s biggest newspapers, Bain won nine awards for his work.

Read more from Matthew Bain here.


Head of Content Marketing: Kim Yuhl

Kim Yuhl is the content marketing lead for Play-branded sites, including PlayIndiana. She has experience writing and reporting on poker culture and the legalization and launch of sports betting in the US. Yuhl was a business story strategist for small businesses. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications.


More About PlayIndiana

PlayIndiana is the Indiana-centric site for a series of Play-branded news and informational sites available throughout the country. PlayIndiana and our affiliated sites have one clear goal: To provide readers with all relevant information about Indiana’s legal and regulated online gambling options.

Learn more about Indiana online gambling options in the Hoosier State.

We are not directly affiliated with any specific casino, sportsbook, mobile sports betting app or gaming website. We are an independently owned and operated commercial organization.

Contact us

Please email us at [email protected].

Or reach out via mail or phone:

Catena Media US, Inc.: 8565 S. Eastern Avenue, Ste 150, Las Vegas, NV 89123

Are you interested in writing for us? Email [email protected].

Advertising disclosure

Our funding comes via advertising relationships with several legal online gaming operators. In some cases, when you visit a site —  including online sportsbooks, casino sites, poker sites and daily fantasy sports sites — we may receive financial compensation from the casino or poker site. We may also sell advertising to various partners.

Our policy regarding advertisers is simple:

  • Advertisers do not have a say over the content on PlayIndiana.com.
  • Our goal is to provide credible, objective information about legal online gaming options in Indiana, specifically and more generally throughout the US. We believe that this goal naturally produces the best information for both customers and operators, and therefore for us as a business.
  • We mark all paid advertisements or advertisements that appear in a format (such as banner ads) that are widely understood to be advertisements.