About the Author

Alex Weldon

Alex Weldon is the Casino News Editor for Michigan Sharp. He’s a former semiprofessional poker player and has been writing about online gambling professionally since 2014. Alex provides insightful content on the regulated online casino and poker industries, with an emphasis on legislation, regulation, responsible gambling and business strategy. His writing about poker has earned him multiple nominations for the American Poker Awards over the years.

Two-Day Shutdown for PokerStars Michigan to Prepare for Shared Liquidity

December 10, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Michigan poker players received some good news and some bad news on Friday, Dec 9. In this case, however, the good news far outweighs the bad. The bad news is that PokerStars will be down for scheduled maintenance for two whole days. That’s a veritable eternity in the world of online gambling, where typical server updates take place quickly […]

888 Investor Presentation Teases SI Casino Coming to Michigan

November 30, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Michigan may soon be back up to its full quota of 15 online casino sites. In a presentation to investors this week, 888 Holdings revealed that it would be pulling back on marketing its SI Sportsbook brand in sports-only states to focus on those that also offer iGaming. SI Sportsbook is a partnership between 888, a major international online gambling operator, […]

What’s the Biggest Casino in Michigan?

September 16, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Sometimes less is more. But when it comes to casinos, let’s face it, more is more.  Size is only one consideration when you’re thinking about where to gamble. But, other things being equal, you’ll want the casino with the most slots, the most extensive gaming floor, the widest selection of entertainment options, and the greatest […]

Greentube and BetMGM Extend Their Partnership to Michigan

September 1, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Even more new slots are now available at BetMGM Casino in Michigan. BetMGM is the market leader for online casino gaming in the state and is hard at work maintaining that position. The latest additions to its slots catalog include over a dozen new games by up-and-coming studio Greentube. The partnership between BetMGM and Greentube is less than three […]

White Hat Slots Appear at a Second Michigan Online Casino

August 26, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Michigan slots fans with an interest in trying new slots from White Hat Studios now have more options. Golden Nugget Online Casino is the second online casino operator in the state to go live with games newcomer slots developer. White Hat made its US debut in July, choosing Michigan as its launchpad. At the time, there were just […]

IGT Online Instant Lottery Titles Coming to Michigan

July 26, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Michigan lottery players are about to see their selection of online instant games expand significantly. The lottery has signed a deal with International Game Technology (IGT) to bring the latter’s content distribution platform and catalog of games to the Wolverine State. IGT is one of the world’s largest business-to-business gambling software suppliers. Its slots and […]