Michigan Casino News

Michigan Online Sports Betting Unlikely To Launch In 2020

December 4, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

Sports bettors’ hopes to bet on sports in 2020 took a hit late Friday. The Michigan Gaming Control Board was set to meet on December 8th to finalize the licensing of Michigan gambling apps. On Friday, it was announced the meeting was canceled due to COVID-19. The meeting has been rescheduled for January 12. The […]

Legislators’ Bizarre Request To Detroit Lions; Michigan Casinos Update

December 4, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

A busy week for Michigan state legislators got even more bizarre Friday morning. Following the removal of Matt Patricia and Dan Quinn, state legislators officially requested who the new Detroit Lions head coach would be. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Friday that state house representative Abdullah Hammond and his staff have sent a letter to Lions […]

Claim BetRivers’ $50 Michigan Pre-Launch Bonus Now

December 4, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Michigan bettors can now sign up with BetRivers to claim a $50 pre-launch bonus.  The BetRivers bonus can be used on casino games or sports bets once Michigan launches online sports betting and digital casinos. BetRivers offers the bonus with just a 1x playthrough requirement, undercutting big competition like DraftKings’s 25x requirement.  How To Claim […]

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. […]

What To Expect When Online Gambling Goes Live In Michigan

December 4, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

Michigan bettors have had access to sports betting since the beginning of the year. It was a huge victory for Michigan sports betting proponents, but legalization missed one critical piece: online gaming. Once Governor Whitmer signed sports betting into law, the Michigan Gaming Control Board had to write the rules governing sportsbooks. The Gaming Control […]

Michigan Online Gambling One Step Closer To A December 2020 Launch

December 1, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

A snowy morning delayed a Michigan legislative committee on Tuesday as bettors anxiously awaited the results. Michigan’s Joint Committee of Administrative Rules (JCAR) met on December 1, 2020, to waive a rule requirement that was delaying the launch of online gambling in Michigan. Under Michigan state law, the Michigan legislature needed 15 session days in […]

FanDuel and Detroit Pistons Form Michigan Sports Betting Partnership

November 30, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

FanDuel and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a multi-year sports betting partnership, just ahead of Michigan’s highly anticipated launch. FanDuel becomes an official sports betting partner of the Detroit Pistons, receiving access to Pistons marks, logos, arena signage, and advertising opportunities.  In the same announcement, the Detroit Pistons announced a near-identical partnership with DraftKings, […]

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 […]

Some Tribal Casinos in Michigan to Remain Open During Shutdown Order

November 20, 2020 | By: Amber Hoffman

With COVID-19 cases raging out of control in much of the country, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an emergency order last week closing many public spaces in the state, and Detroit’s 3 casinos have been ordered closed at least through Dec. 8. Michigan gamblers have fewer options than usual when […]

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 in Michigan. The new player promotions offered at online casinos vary from […]