Sports News

Punch the punching bag

Online Sportsbooks in Michigan Suffer Year-Over-Year Decline in Betting Handle

Jessica AletorBy: Jessica Aletor
Michigan has once again experienced a decline in its sports betting handle for the month of April. However, the state saw a general positive growth in its sports betting revenue, with FanDuel and DraftKings leading the charge.
25/05/2023/
News
Basketball Hoop Basket

University of Michigan Makes First Ever Appearance in NCAA Men’s Lacrosse

Jessica AletorBy: Jessica Aletor
The Michigan Wolverines men’s lacrosse team has made history by participating in their first ever NCAA tournament. The team marked their debut with a win over Cornell and will now face championship favorites Duke in the quarter finals.
17/05/2023/
News
The American Football Balls

Nine Michigan Wolverines Selected in NFL Draft as Jim Harbaugh Makes Record

Jessica AletorBy: Jessica Aletor
Nine Wolverines players were selected in the 2023 NFL Draft, with players joining top NFL teams such as the Seahawks, Cowboys, and Bengals. Coach Harbaugh also hit a milestone as players across all positions have been picked during his tenure.
09/05/2023/
News
FanDuel News Image

Michigan Bettors Poised for Triple Crown Horse Race Betting Experience

Jessica AletorBy: Jessica Aletor
The Kentucky Derby kicks of the Triple Crown event on May 6. Bettors in Michigan can experience the thrill of one of the world’s most prestigious races by wagering on the FanDuel app.
04/05/2023/
News
Holding an American Football Ball

News of Widespread Gambling Leads to Suspension of Detroit Lions’ Players

Jessica AletorBy: Jessica Aletor
The NFL has indefinitely suspended a Lions wide receiver and a safety while handing out six-match suspensions to two wide receivers for varying offenses of violating the NFL gambling policy.
25/04/2023/
News
Caesars News Image

Comparison to School Shooting in Sports Betting Petition Sparks More Controversy

Jessica AletorBy: Jessica Aletor
What started as an intra-campus petition has spread throughout Michigan generating fresh controversy over some insensitive wording. But there has been an even bigger question. What would be the consequence if Caesars and MSU fail to cancel their partnership?
19/04/2023/
News
Caesars News Image

Caesars Sportsbook Bettor Gets $500K Futures Payout After UConn Championship Win

Jessica AletorBy: Jessica Aletor
A Michigan sports bettor has won $500K after placing a futures bet on UConn to lift the NCAA Men’s Basketball trophy. MSU’s AJ Hoggard joined Adama Sanogo and Zach Edey on the list of individual honors at the tournament.
08/04/2023/
News
Holding an American Football Ball

College Partnerships with Sportsbooks Banned by New Sports Marketing Code

Jessica AletorBy: Jessica Aletor
The American Gaming Association has introduced a new code that prohibits promotional partnerships between colleges and sportsbooks in the country. The code, which is to take effect immediately, prevents the use of the term “free” in sports betting advertisement.
30/03/2023/
News
Holding an American Football Ball

Sportsbooks in Michigan Handled $357 Million in February with a 15% YoY Drop

Jessica AletorBy: Jessica Aletor
The Michigan Gaming Control Board released sports betting revenue figures in the Wolverine State. Sports betting handle and revenue fell in the state on a comparative scale to both January 2023 and February 2023 figures.
24/03/2023/
News
Brown Basketball Ball on The Floor

Spartans Face Tough Opposition Amid Hopes of Elite Eight Qualification

Jessica AletorBy: Jessica Aletor
Michigan State University beat Marquette to set up a Sweet 16 tie against Kansas State. The two-time champions enter the Sweet 16 for the 15th time and would look to go past the round into the Elite 8 when they face third-seeded Wildcats.
23/03/2023/
News