Steven Petrella

197 Posts
Steven Petrella
197 Posts
Sports Betting Education, Sportsbook Reviews, Sign-Up Offers
Role
Director, Commercial Content
Experience
10 years
Location
New Jersey

Summary

Steve has been with Action Network for more than six years and is currently the Director of Commercial Content at Better Collective US. He specializes in written content covering current sports betting sign-up bonuses, the best ways to use promos, and reviewing U.S. sports betting apps.

He previously ran the Action Network's editorial team, which specializes in betting advice on specific games and slates, betting education, online casinos, and more. Steven got his start betting about 10 years ago, and got his first job in the sports betting media industry since 2015. Prior to joining Action in 2018, he worked for Sporting News, MLB.com and Cox Media Group.

As a New Jersey resident, he's tested and used almost every sports betting app on the market, with bet365, FanDuel, DraftKings and Caesars Sportsbook getting the most use. bet365 in particular has ascended every other book with its best-in-market same game parlay product.

Experience

Steven is the Director for Commercial Content at Action Network and Better Collective US. He specializes in covering sports current betting sign-up bonuses, the best ways to use promos, and reviewing U.S. sports betting apps.

Steven was the deputy editor for Action, supervising all written content across the website and best-in-class mobile app from 2020-2022. He's written extensively about betting education, including deep dives into same game parlays, the legal status of DFS, the sportsbook graveyard

In 2018, he joined Action as its college football and college basketball editor. His interview with eventual boss Chad Millman had to be cut short because the Supreme Court had just overturned PASPA and allowed states to legalize sports betting. 

He began his career at Sporting News, where he eventually oversaw the Linemakers, the company’s sports betting vertical that mistimed its entry into the market by a few years. He then went to Cox Media Group and oversaw content strategy for several college football websites, and even appeared on a betting live stream.

Education

Steven graduated from Penn State University with a degree in journalism and a minor in sociology. He spent most of his time at The Daily Collegian, Penn State’s independent student newspaper.

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