David Purdam

David Purdam

Writer, ESPN
David Purdum is the lead writer for ESPN’s sports betting vertical, Chalk. A former award-winning newspaper reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, he has covered the sports betting industry since 2008, chronicling the push for expanded legalization in the U.S. for multiple outlets, including Sports Business Journal and The Sporting News. He is currently working on his first book, examining the perspective of a 40-year Las Vegas bookmaker, and also has script-writing aspirations. 

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