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Light & Wonder Partners with 1×2 in Michigan

Light & Wonder has announced a partnership with the UK’s 1X2 Network to bring a range of online slots and games to Michigan. The collaboration is set to deliver dynamic and immersive content to some of the industry’s biggest brands in the U.S. With five games already in the top 25 across several states, Light […]

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Fanatics Sportsbook and Casino Debuts in Michigan

Fanatics Betting and Gaming (FBG), a subsidiary of Fanatics Holdings, a global digital sports platform, launched its sportsbook and casino in Michigan last week. The Michigan debut follows recent launches in Pennsylvania and Vermont in January and a launch in Iowa in February this year.  Michigan has become the thirteenth and third state where Fantatics […]

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WynnBet Michigan to close as Caesars takes over iGaming operations

Caesars Entertainment has announced its plan to acquire WynnBet’s iGaming operation in Michigan, marking an expansion of its digital gaming portfolio in the state. This move comes as Wynn Resorts decides to exit the Michigan market, leaving Nevada as its only online market. The acquisition includes WynnBet’s partnership with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of […]

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Michigan Player Pockets 57K Jackpot at DraftKings on the First Day of March

On Friday, American gambling company DraftKings took to the social media platform X (formerly Twitter) to announce that a Michigan player won a massive $57,936 prize. The lucky winner landed this win while spinning the reels of the slot game “Superstars” from software vendor NetEnt. The post did not include any further information regarding the […]

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Suzanna Shkreli to Become New Michigan Lottery Commissioner 

Effective March 1, Suzanna Shkreli will become the new Michigan Lottery commissioner, as appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Shkreli’s appointment comes as the current acting commissioner, Jessica Weare, transitions to a new role within the state government. Weare has been serving as commissioner since July 2023. As the new commissioner, Shkreli will report directly to […]

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Michigan player hits $626k MGM Grand Millions Jackpot

A Michigan resident has struck it rich, winning $626,469 on BetMGM’s exclusive slot game, MGM Grand Millions. This latest jackpot continues the trend of significant wins from this popular game, which previously saw Michigan players secure jackpots of $1.3 million and $1.1 million last year. MGM Grand Millions is a favored choice among BetMGM’s game […]

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Michigan Adopts 1-800-GAMBLER for Gambling Help

Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has adopted 1-800-GAMBLER as the state’s primary problem gambling helpline. This move aims to consolidate support services under a single, easily remembered number. Operated by the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), 1-800-GAMBLER is recognized as the world’s leading problem gambling helpline in terms of call volume, population served, and […]

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Detroit Casinos Post Lowest Revenue in 18 Years

Detroit’s casino sector started 2024 on a subdued note, with January revenues hitting the lowest in over 18 years. The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) reported that the combined gaming revenue for the city’s three casinos totaled $93.9 million, not including the $521,000 from sports betting. This figure represents a 9.1% decline from January 2023 […]

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Four Winds Casinos partners with Strive Gaming to enhance iGaming offerings in Michigan

Four Winds, operator of four land-based casinos in the United States, including three in Michigan, has recently collaborated with Strive Gaming to enhance its iGaming services in Michigan. Owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan and Indiana, Four Winds initiated its online casino and sportsbook in Michigan in February 2021, transitioning its […]

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Michigan Regulator Launches Illegal Gambling Crackdown

As we report here on MichiganCasinoPros.com, the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has issued cease and desist letters to three gaming operators illegally accepting MI players. According to the MGCB, PredictionStrike, Stake.US, and VGW Luckyland have been offering internet gaming and sports betting without a license, promoting an unlicensed online lottery, and conducting illegal gambling […]

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BetRivers Michigan Release 13 New Slots

BetRivers has added 13 new slots to its Michigan online casino. With this latest release, BetRivers now boasts over 1,500 slot games in Michigan, adding approximately 10 to 12 titles weekly.  The new additions are Slingo’s Cosmic Clusters from AlchemyBet, Brazil from Anaxi, 12 Super Hot Diamonds Extreme! from Pariplay, The Wild Life Extreme from […]

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Detroit Casinos Report $116.2 Million in Monthly Aggregate Revenue for December 2023

In December, Detroit’s three commercial casinos generated $116.2 million in monthly aggregate revenue, according to figures from the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB). The figures indicate that revenues of $111.4 and $4.8 million were derived from casino games and sports betting, respectively.  These figures mark an increase from the previous year, with December’s revenues from […]

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BetMGM Casino now offers exclusive Star Trek: The Next Generation video slot in Michigan

BetMGM has announced the exclusive launch of its new Star Trek: The Next Generation slot game at its online casino in Michigan. The game, developed by London-based Atlantic Digital, follows the renowned Scifi series. BetMGM plans to roll out the slot soon in more states where its casino is licensed.  Star Trek: The Next Generation […]

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