About the Author

Geoffrey Fisk

Geoff Fisk is a San Diego-based freelance writer, specializing in the poker and gambling industries. He’s written for numerous platforms and has traveled the globe as a live poker tournament reporter. Geoff’s interests include the legal online poker industry in the U.S. and abroad.

Beginner’s Guide To Online Poker

April 18, 2024 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Michigan’s legal mobile poker market could evolve into one of the most extensive online poker networks in the US. The launch of PokerStars MI in January 2021 marked the start of a new era of regulated online poker in Michigan. BetMGM Poker joined the Michigan market on March 22, 2021, using the partypoker platform players […]

Evolution Studio Live Dealer Games Approved For Launch In Michigan

July 21, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Michigan players received a piece of big news on Tuesday, as FanDuel Casino announced that it would launch live dealer games on July 22. It appears FanDuel isn’t the only online casino that has the green light to debut live dealer games Thursday. The Michigan Gaming Control Board announced Wednesday that Evolution Studios is approved […]

Michigan Online Sports Betting Revenue Surges In June

July 19, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Michigan bettors are still showing plenty of interest in online wagering, even during the slowest part of the US sports betting calendar. The state’s 13 mobile sports betting apps generated just over $235 million in handle for June. That figure marks a third straight month with online wagering handle in the $235-$250 million range. While […]

Another Strong Month For Michigan Online Gambling In May

June 15, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Michigan’s online casino market is emerging as one of the most reliable revenue-generating industries in the US. The state’s 13 mobile casino apps produced just over $89 million in revenue for May, staying at that level for the third consecutive month. Online sportsbooks generated $237.55 million in betting handle, yielding just under $10 million in […]

Michigan’s Online Casinos On Pace To Hit $1 Billion In 2021 Revenue

May 14, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Michigan’s players have spoken, and the launch of legal online casinos and sports betting apps in the Great Lakes State stands as a major success so far. Michigan’s online casinos followed up on a strong March performance, and once again topped the $88 million revenue mark in April. With the US sports calendar calming down […]

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 […]

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 […]

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BetMGM Poker Michigan is Now Live

March 22, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Michigan’s rapidly-expanding legal iGaming market welcomed yet another poker platform, BetMGM Poker Michigan. New players can claim $25 in free play, plus a 100% deposit match up to $600 using this link. BetMGM Poker launched in Michigan on March 22, 2021, becoming the second regulated online poker site to go live in the state. Michigan […]

Michigan Online Poker Can Now Make Deal to Share Players with Other States

March 19, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Michigan lawmakers already set the pieces in place for a future that includes interstate poker. The passage of a multijurisdictional online poker bill in January opened the door for Michigan’s online poker operators to share player pools with other states. One final obstacle stood in the way, however, as the US Department of Justice issued […]