Tommy Stokke
600 Posts

Tommy Stokke
600 Posts
How sports news impacts betting, MLB, NFL, Golf
Role
Senior News Editor
Experience
15 years
Location
Chicago

Summary

Tommy is a Senior Editor overseeing the news desk, which breaks down the what bettors need to know from the latest information throughout the day. Betting sports since he was 16 years old, he officially joined the industry in 2018. Prior to joining Action in 2020, he served as Director of Content for FanRag Sports and Assistant Managing Editor for BetChicago.

Experience

Tommy is a Senior Editor overseeing the News Desk, which covers all sports news and betting markets. His journalism career started covering high school sports before joining a startup later known as FanRag Sports as the first hire and Director of Content, where he was also a BBWAA member reporting on Major League Baseball. He later moved on to become the Assistant Managing Editor at another startup, BetChicago, before shifting focus toward sportsbook operations management. He joined Action in December of 2020 and is a survivor of Darren Rovell's daily phone calls.

Education

If Tommy was on Monday Night Football, he'd say 'Minooka Community High School' during the starting lineup. He studied journalism at Parkland College but took a chance on a full-time offer to join a sports media startup before completing his degree.

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Betting Highlights
Favorite Bet of All-Time
My unborn child will have college paid for thanks to fading Jake Arrieta in 2021.
Most Heartbreaking Bet
Russell Henley's back-nine melt down at the 2021 Wyndham Championship is one of many golf outrights that resulted in week-long stomach pain.
Specialties
  • How sports news impacts betting
  • MLB
  • NFL
  • Golf