About the Author

Geoffrey Fisk

Geoff Fisk is a San Diego-based freelance writer, specializing in the poker and gambling industries. He’s written for numerous platforms and has traveled the globe as a live poker tournament reporter. Geoff’s interests include the legal online poker industry in the U.S. and abroad.

Michigan Online Sportsbooks’ Welcome Bonus Offers

December 4, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

With the launch of online sports betting imminent in Michigan, bettors in the Wolverine State can look forward to plenty of welcome bonus promotions. More than a dozen different online sports betting brands are on their way to the Michigan market, and just about all of them will likely come with enticing new player bonuses. […]

Detroit Pistons And DraftKings Agree To Official Partnership

November 30, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

DraftKings and the Detroit Pistons announced a new agreement Monday, with the launch of DraftKings Sportsbook imminent in Michigan. The deal makes DraftKings the exclusive Official Daily Fantasy Sports Partner, and an Official Sports Betting and iGaming Partner, of the Detroit basketball franchise. The agreement puts DraftKings branding throughout Little Caesars Arena, home of the […]

Online Casino Welcome Bonuses: What’s In Store For Michigan

November 20, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

The next step in Michigan’s mobile gambling expansion is just about to arrive, as mobile casinos are expected to launch in the Wolverine State before the end of 2020. When these products launch, players can find different welcome bonuses at each online casino. The new player promotions offered at online casinos vary from brand to […]

Detroit Casino Revenue Tops $100M in October

November 10, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Michigan’s retail commercial casinos continued to prove resilient in October, despite COVID-19 restrictions limited them to 15% capacity. Detroit’s trio of commercial casinos (MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino Hotel, Greektown Casino-Hotel) brought in $101.4 million in monthly aggregate revenue for October. Those numbers, released by the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB), marked an increase in […]

Michigan Sports Betting: Where You Can Bet Right Now

October 15, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Online sports betting isn’t live yet in Michigan, but bettors in the Wolverine State can still place wagers at the state’s legal retail sportsbooks. The COVID-19 pandemic halted the progress of Michigan’s live sports betting industry for several months, but with the fall sports season in full swing, several retail sportsbooks are taking bets throughout […]

Detroit Casinos’ Performance Beat Expectations Despite COVID-19 Restrictions In August

September 14, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Michigan’s commercial casinos posted better-than-expected numbers in the first month of operations since mid-March. Despite restrictions limiting the casinos to 15 percent capacity, Michigan’s trio of Detroit commercial casinos took in $69.2 million in revenue for August. Those numbers include revenue figures from MGM Grand Detroit, Greektown Casino Hotel, and MotorCity Casino Hotel. The $69.2 […]

FBI Fingerprint Protocols Could Delay Michigan Online Gambling Launch

August 12, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Michigan gaming regulators still hold an optimistic outlook on the possibility of a 2020 launch for legal online gambling. Those prospects could hit a snag, however, and it involves the FBI. The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) needs FBI approval on language in the Michigan Lawful Internet Gaming Act, pertaining to fingerprint checks on gaming […]