Our contributors

Get to know the gambling content specialists behind Compare.bet, including our dedicated in-house team and a number of external topic experts.

Compare.bet Team Member

Daniel Bennett

Editor-in-chief

About
Daniel is the editor-in-chief at Compare.bet. He has half a decade of experience writing on topics including sports betting, online casino and the NBA. Daniel also covers Premier League football for The Warm-Up and has interviewed Louis Saha, Richard Dunne and Gary Pallister. In his spare time, Daniel enjoys film photography and making Spotify playlists.
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Ben Miles

Deputy Editor

About
Ben is deputy editor at Compare.bet, specialising in all things gambling and football. He has an MA in American History and extensive writing experience with bylines in a range of different publications, from Breaking the Lines to CLASH. As well as covering Premier League for The Warm Up, he also writes about the Championship and a range of European football topics. In his spare time, Ben enjoys music production and playing football.
Compare.bet Team Member

Jake Patel

News & US Editor

About
Jake is a gambling content specialist for Compare.bet, with a focus on the regulated US market. He is responsible for producing news content for Compare.bet News, state guides for Compare.bet US and has interviewed several senior executives within the gambling industry. Jake previously wrote for Gambling Insider and LGBT+ news site PinkNews.
Compare.bet Team Member

Luke Eales

Founder

About
Luke founded Compare.bet in 2017. He has written for and been featured in numerous high-profile gambling industry publications, including SBC News, iGamingBusiness, InterGame, EGR Global and Totally Gaming. Luke has worked with comparison sites for over 10 years in both consumer insurance and online gambling.
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Marcus Lawrence

Deputy Editor

About
Marcus is a deputy editor at Compare.bet. He has a BA in English and American Literatures and two years of experience as an editor, covering topics including sports betting and online casino.

Jennifer McFadyen

Slots Specialist

About
Jennifer is a writer with over four years of experience in the online casino industry. She has a BA in Communication and Media Studies and is Compare.bet's resident slots specialist, contributing to our online slot reviews.

Danielle Clark

Writer

About

Danielle has six years of experience writing on a wide variety of topics, including online casino, sports betting and tourism. She has a BA in French with English from King’s College.

Alan Draper-Lewis

Writer

About

Alan has three years of writing experience and an MA in English Literature, with bylines at These Football Times and 90Min as well as extensive coverage of all things sports betting and online casino.

Gavin Davison

Writer

About
Gavin is a writer for Compare.bet, contributing to our expert online reviews. Gavin has over two years of experience writing about topics including online casino and sports betting.

Joel McMahon

Tipster

Liam Hoey

Tipster

About

Noel Davies

Writer

About
Noel is a writer for Compare.bet with over a decade of experience writing on topics including online casino and sports betting.

Guest Contributor

Kristan Heneage

Writer

About
Kristan is a digital content producer with over a decade of experience covering football, with bylines at Sky Sports, BBC Sport, Mirror Online, ESPN, The Guardian, The Telegraph and The New York Times amongst others. He also spent two seasons working as ESPN FC's North East football correspondent covering Newcastle United and Sunderland and has worked as an analyst for CNN, BBC Scotland and BBC Wales. Kristan puts his vast experience to use as a writer for The Warm-Up, producing in-depth player profiles and features with contributions from the likes of The Athletic's Jack Lang and Dave O'Brien, AKA Statman Dave.
Guest Contributor

Zach Lowy

Writer

About
Zach is the co-founder of BreakingTheLines. He is a Global Sports Journalism graduate and has been writing about football for five years. His bylines include Soccer Laduma and Football Index, where he also contributes as a podcaster. Zach uses his expert scouting knowledge and tactical analysis as a writer for The Warm-Up.