Michigan Casino News

That Was Fast: Governor Whitmer Appoints New MGCB Executive Director

April 23, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

Barely an hour after the Michigan Gaming Control Board announced Executive Director Richard S. Kalm’s departure, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appointed his replacement.  Henry L. Williams, Jr. will become the next Executive Director of the MGCB, pending approval of the appointment by the state senate.  “The mission of the Gaming Control Board is to ensure […]

MGCB Executive Director Richard S. Kalm Stepping Down

April 23, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

Richard S. Kalm, Executive Director of the Michigan Gaming Control Board, announced today that he will leave his position. Kalm will depart the Board after Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer chooses his successor and the state senate confirms the new appointment.  “I’ve had a great run and accomplished my final goal with the successful launch of […]

Caesars Completes Acquisition Of William Hill

April 22, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

In a huge move for the sports betting industry, Caesars has announced that it has completed its acquisition of William Hill. The acquisition set Caesars Entertainment back a cool $4 billion, giving the company an added edge in the sports betting market with one of the leading US operators now under its corporate umbrella.  “We […]

New Mshkiki Clinic Will Serve Benton Harbor And Benton Township Residents

April 21, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi tribe will unveil the new Mshkiki Community Clinic in Benton Harbor later this month. The facility will serve residents in Benton Harbor and Benton Harbor Township. The new clinic, which is part of continuing efforts by the Pokagon Health Services department to improve primary care for people in their community, […]

BetMGM Is Giving Its Bettors Real Gaming Advisors

April 20, 2021 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

BetMGM has announced a partnership with GameSense. GameSense is a responsible gaming platform that BetMGM users will be able to access through BetMGM’s app. But GameSense isn’t a dull company that drones on about safe betting. It comes with real advisors that bettors can consult to help them with gaming. Advisors’ focuses are on making […]

Michigan Online Casinos Shatter Expectations In March

April 20, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

The newest full-scale iGaming industry in the US experienced a month of landmark accomplishments in March. Michigan’s legal online casinos continue to raise the bar, nearly hitting the $90 million mark in March revenue. Online sportsbooks in Michigan produced net combined profits for the first time, as state platforms appear ready to emerge from the […]

Gun Lake Casino Will Expand Again, Announcing Resort Plans

April 19, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

Gun Lake Casino, located in Wayland, Michigan, has even more changes in mind. Upon completion of the current $100 million renovation this summer, Gun Lake will embark on an even more ambitious expansion, according to an announcement by the Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians in Michigan (also known as the Gun Lake Tribe). A planned […]

BetMGM Online Series Kicks Off Sunday At BetMGM Poker Michigan

April 16, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Just weeks after launching on March 22, BetMGM Poker kicks off its first major tournament series for Michigan players this weekend. The BetMGM Online Series runs April 18-25, with a slate of ten total tournaments on tap. The first of those kicks off Sunday, as Event #1: $75,000 Guaranteed Sunday Special begins at 5 pm […]

Members Of The MotorCity Metro Club Can Link Cards With FanDuel Account

April 16, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

While all online casinos and sportsbooks have partnerships with brick-and-mortar casinos in Michigan, cross-brand loyalty programs are rare. That’s what makes this offer from FanDuel and MotorCity Casino so unique. Combine the player rewards accounts to get benefits at both outlets. Combine Club Metro With FanDuel Players Club Members of the MotorCity Casino Club Metro […]

$242,600 Won In Michigan On The FORTUNE COIN Online Slot

April 16, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

A player at TwinSpires Casino Michigan, identified only as A.A., won a whopping $242,600 on the Fortune Coin online slot. This same slot is available at most online casinos in Michigan, many of which have better slots-related bonus offers than TwinSpires. However, the TwinSpires Michigan welcome bonus is a risk-free 24 hours up to $500 […]