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Michigan Sports Betting Sets Record Handle of $359.5M in March

Michigan online sports betting reached new heights with a Madness-filled March, witnessing a 19.1% jump month-over-month to take $359.5 million in handle. February, which was the first full month since the industry’s launch, brought $301.8 million in monthly handle. Richard Kalm, the MGCB’s executive director, said that March Madness could …

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Detroit Tigers

BetMGM Inks a Sponsorship Deal With The Detroit Tigers

BetMGM and the Detroit Tigers have announced a deal that makes the online sportsbook the baseball team’s official gaming partner. The multi-year sponsorship agreement includes BetMGM branding on scoreboards throughout Comerica Park, an open-air ballpark located in downtown Detroit which serves as the Tigers’ home, in addition to the out-of-town …

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Michigan Posts Biggest 1st Full Month Online Sports Betting Handle Ever

Michigan posted the biggest first full month in the history of US online sports betting, crossing $300 million in handle for the month of February. According to the latest figures released by the Michigan Gaming Control Board, sportsbooks took in $302 million in handle in February, for a hold of …

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Michigan Online Sports Betting Posts $115M Handle in First 10 Days

As monthly sports betting handles are pouring in from US states, Michigan has revealed it’s ten online sportsbooks posted a handle of $115.2 million from January 22 when the state’s industry went live, to January 31. The debut month of the Great Lakes State marks the most successful iGaming launch …

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Michigan Regulators Authorize Four Winds Casino Provider, Pala Interactive

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) authorized Monday to launch the eleventh mobile gaming and sports betting operator in the state. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, who operate three casinos under the Four Winds brand in Hartford, Dowagiac, and Buffalo, received approval for their platform provider, Pala Interactive LLC, …

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Barry Sanders

BetMGM Signs Barry Sanders as Celebrity Brand Ambassador

BetMGM has announced a partnership with the Hall of Fame member Barry Sanders days after launching digital gambling service in Michigan. The multi-year deal that was announced last Thursday will see the inclusion of football player as a celebrity ambassador for BetMGM. The former Detroit Lions player will also be …

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PokerStars: First Online Poker Site to Launch in Michigan

PokerStars becomes the first online poker service to go live in Michigan a week after the state launched its regulated mobile sports betting and iGaming industries, following its legalisation in December 2019. On Friday, the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) stated that it authorized Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa …

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Detroit Pistons

Detroit Pistons Names BetRivers its Official Sports Betting Partner

BetRivers announced Thursday it signed multi-year sports betting partnership with the three-time NBA champions, Detroit Pistons. The announcement came a day before Midwest-based Rush Street Interactive’s (RSI) leading brand, BetRivers.com, launched its online sports betting offerings in Michigan. RSI is one of the leading online and sports betting companies in …

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Detroit, Michigan

Michigan to Launch Online Sports Betting This Friday

The regulators announced Tuesday a definitive launch date for the online sports betting and casino markets in Michigan: Friday, January 22, 2021. The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) approved the first nine of the Wolverine State’s 15 digital sportsbook operators go live at noon Friday. Additional approvals are expected in …

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