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 Casinos Performed Strongly In February

March 16, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

The first full month of legal iGaming operations in Michigan produced eye-popping online casino revenue numbers. The February reports from the Michigan Gaming Control Board showed mobile casinos earning just under $75.2 million in February. Online sports betting posted a net loss in February, as welcome bonuses and other customer acquisition promos counted against revenue […]

Michigan’s Land Based Casinos Draw $86.38 Million in February Revenue

March 9, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Normal operations might still be a few months away for Detroit’s casinos, but the trio of commercial properties continues to prove viable while operating at limited capacity. Detroit casinos earned $86.38 million in February revenue, according to a Tuesday press release from the Michigan Gaming Control Board. Michigan’s three commercial casinos all operate from Detroit, […]

Michigan Posts Most Successful Online Gambling Launch In US History

February 17, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

The first-month revenue numbers are in, and the debut of online sports betting and casino gaming in Michigan marks the most successful legal iGaming launch in US history. The Michigan Gaming Control Board released online gambling revenue figures for January, including breakdowns by operator for both mobile sports betting and online casino revenue. Michigan’s online […]

Michigan’s Sports Betting Launch The Most Anticipated Of The Past Year

January 27, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Several US states went live with online sports betting over the past 12 months. According to Google Trends data, the anticipation for Michigan’s sports betting launch topped all other states in that time frame. The long-awaited debut of Michigan’s online sportsbooks commenced on January 22, 2021. Michigan became the latest state to launch online sports […]

Michigan Sports Betting Projection – 90% Of Revenue Will Come From Mobile in 2021

December 30, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Mobile sports betting can’t launch soon enough for Michigan’s casino industry. Detroit’s trio of commercial casinos spent much of 2020 shut down due to COVID-19. The three properties (MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino Hotel, Greektown Casino Hotel) were allowed to operate at just 15% capacity from August through mid-November. Another month-long shutdown went into effect […]

Michigan One Step Closer To Interstate Online Poker

December 21, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Legal online poker will soon be a reality in Michigan. When state-regulated poker sites launch in Michigan, player networks on those platforms might not be limited to just the Wolverine State. Senate Bill 0991 outlines regulations for “multijurisdictional internet poker” and is one signature away from going into law. The bill passed through the Michigan […]

Michigan’s Online Gambling Brands Finding Success In Other US Markets

December 18, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

The top legal online gambling brands on their way to the Michigan market bring a track record of success to the Wolverine State. The biggest names in the real-money iGaming industry will compete for a share of the Michigan market. Platforms like Golden Nugget Online Casino come to the state on a surge of record-setting […]

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 […]