One-Time Powerball $1 Million Prize Winner Purchases Mega Millions Jackpot TicketBy: Jessica Aletor
After successful entries in recent time, more Michigan players, including former Powerball winner, purchase Mega Millions jackpot tickets. Elsewhere in Michigan, the jackpot prize for the Siberian Storm has hit over $566,000 amidst big wins from other online slots.
Michigan Becomes First US State to Feature NetGaming Titles After License ApprovalBy: Jessica Aletor
NetGaming secured a supplier license from the Michigan Gaming Control Board, marking the first step in its expansion plans to US markets. This license will bring the first Ape NFT slot title to Michigan players, among other perks.
eCOGRA Obtains Sports Betting License Amid Campaign for Responsible GamingBy: Jessica Aletor
The MGCB has approved the operating license of eCOGRA, a UK-based independent testing lab, while in the same breath advocating for responsible gaming practices among youths. eCOGRA is the first non-US lab allowed to provide regulatory certifications to sportsbooks in Michigan.
PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) Online Series Begins with $2.5m TourneyBy: Jessica Aletor
PokerStars has announced that its shared player pool feature will kick start with a PSPC Online Series in Michigan and New Jersey. The series is expected to feature 85 games and a massive pool of $2.5 million guaranteed.
Three of the Most Exciting Sportsbook News From Michigan in 2022By: Jessica Aletor
Michigan sportsbooks witnessed significant growth this year, with massive events and rise in revenue. Tax revenues and total wagering amounts reached an all-time high in 2022, alongside other major achievements. The state’s total sportsbook handle also rose to $7 billion, compared to last year’s figures.
After Blizzard-like Conditions, Gun Lake Casino Reopens to Michigan CustomersBy: Jessica Aletor
Gun Lake Casino closed its properties on December 23, due to a state-wide blizzard that crippled business activities. It made this announcement in a Twitter statement. It has since re-opened to customers on Christmas Day after conditions normalized.
Interstate Poker Pool Launches at PokerStars Michigan and New Jersey Jan 1By: Jessica Aletor
Poker players in Michigan and New Jersey can get ready to compete in shared pool tournaments, as the interstate poker play goes live on January 1. PokerStars is leading the charge in the state by introducing the feature to its players.
Overall Sportsbook Revenue and Handle in November 2022 Hits a Decline from October FiguresBy: Jessica Aletor
Sportsbooks in Michigan did not only see a reduction in handle, but their overall revenues dipped after figures revealed by the Michigan Gaming Control Board. However, some operators managed to stand out, controlling a large share of gaming activity in the state.
Two Years After Shutdown, Gun Lake Casino Reopens Poker Rooms in MichiganBy: Jessica Aletor
Gun Lake Casino has reopened its on-site poker rooms after over two years of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is also offering new and existing players a chance to win real money through promotions on its poker titles.
Play’n GO Makes Inaugural Launch in Michigan, Partners with BetMGMBy: Jessica Aletor
Play’n GO makes its entry into the Michigan market through a collaborative deal with BetMGM Casino. This move continues the slot developer’s exponential rise in the US gaming markets and expansion across North America. It also brings Play'n GO's releases within the reach of Michigan players, in time for the festive season.