Dave Briggs is a managing editor and writer for Catena Media. His expertise is covering the gambling industry in North America with an emphasis on the casino, sports betting, horse racing and poker sectors. He is currently reporting on the gaming industries in Canada and Illinois.
Briggs has appeared on CTV, CP24 and has been quoted often by The Canadian Press for his professional opinion about the growth of Ontario’s gambling sector.
Before joining PlayCanada, Briggs spent more than 25 years as a writer and editor covering North American horse racing. For 18 years, he was the editor of The Canadian Sportsman, covering the harness racing industry. He also spent more than five years as the editor of Canadian Thoroughbred magazine. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from Western University and was a 2018 inductee into the Communicators’ Corner of the US Harness Racing Hall of Fame. He has won 25 national writing awards for his coverage of the horse racing industry.
Beyond a deep passion for family and music, Dave has a mostly tragic, lifelong love of Detroit sports teams. The LaSalle, Ontario native has long lived in the Lake Erie beach town of Port Stanley, Ontario with his wife, Laura, and their beloved Vizsla named California.
Posts by Dave Briggs:
- Anger At AGCO’s Ban On Celebrities In Gambling Ads Is Misdirected, 18 Sep 2023
- Caesars Windsor, Casino App Not Affected By ‘Scattered Spider’ Hack, 14 Sep 2023
- Expert Tips To Keep Young People From Developing Gambling Problems, 08 Sep 2023
- SOL: A Canadian Detroit Lions Fan’s Painful 40-Year Journey Of Devotion, 05 Sep 2023
- Woodbine Smashes All-Time Canadian Horse Racing Betting Record, 21 Aug 2023
- New Caesars Palace App Offers Expanded Ontario Online Casino Play, 17 Aug 2023
- You Can Now Bet On Horse Racing In Canada Via Bet365, 16 Aug 2023
- Apollo Hit With $100,000 In Fines For Alleged Responsible Gambling Violations, 15 Aug 2023
- Ontario Online Gambling Sector Far Behind Comparable US States, 21 Jul 2023
- Latest Ontario Revenue Numbers Prove Online Casinos Are King, 19 Jul 2023