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May 17, 2021

GAN also announced multiple client launches in the state

BetMGM, FanDuel, Everi go live online in Michigan

BetMGM, FanDuel, Everi go live online in Michigan
According to company officials, as a complement to FanDuel’s popular fantasy sports app, customers in Michigan can now use fantasy sports, sportsbook and casino winnings interchangeably between products.
United States | 01/25/2021

The online gaming division of Everi Holdings is now delivering its iGaming content in the state through multiple online casino operators via its proprietary Remote Game Server (RGS); BetMGM launched its sports betting and iGaming app Friday; and FanDuel Group, in collaboration with MotorCity Casino, launched a fully integrated, real money online gaming experience for residents and visitors as well.

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n Friday, FanDuel Group, in collaboration with MotorCity Casino, launched a fully integrated, real money online gaming experience for residents and visitors to the state of Michigan. The FanDuel Sportsbook & Casino app and the standalone FanDuel Casino app are both available for iOS and Android.

According to company officials, as a complement to FanDuel’s popular fantasy sports app, customers in Michigan can now use fantasy sports, sportsbook and casino winnings interchangeably between products.

Michigan marks the tenth state where FanDuel offers mobile sports betting, joining New Jersey, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Tennessee and Virginia. The online sports betting launch today complements the state-of-the-art FanDuel Sportsbook at MotorCity Casino in Detroit that opened in March 2020. It also marks the third state where FanDuel offers mobile casino games, joining New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

In addition, BetMGM launched its sports betting and iGaming app in Michigan too, giving customers access to a wide variety of betting options, as well as access to benefits tied to MGM Grand Detroit and MGM Resorts' iconic casino-resorts nationwide.

"Reaction to the opening of MGM Grand Detroit's BetMGM Sportsbook and Lounge has been incredible. We're thrilled to complement our retail offering with the launch of the BetMGM mobile app in Michigan," said BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt. "Michigan sports fans can access our interactive sports betting platform and exclusive line of casino games directly from their phone. The Wolverine State now has new ways to engage with the teams they love, while earning rewards from their gameplay."

The BetMGM app offers a user-friendly mobile gaming experience, giving sports fans in Michigan the opportunity to customize pre-game, live in-play, futures and parlay wagers. App users can access an expansive array of casino games including slot tournaments, progressive jackpots exclusive to Michigan, Blackjack, roulette, and video poker. 

Integration with MGM Resorts' M life Rewards program allows BetMGM users in Michigan the opportunity to redeem their gameplay for world-class experiences at MGM Resorts properties nationwide, including MGM Grand Detroit, as well as MGM Grand, Bellagio, and ARIA in Las Vegas, Borgata in New Jersey, and Beau Rivage in Mississippi.

Everi Digital, the online gaming division of Everi Holdings has also announced that it is now delivering its iGaming content in the state of Michigan through multiple online casino operators via its proprietary Remote Game Server (RGS).

Everi is partnering with multiple providers to offer a wide variety of its top-performing games, including Atomic Meltdown, Cash Machine, Double Ruby, Triple Threat, Smokin 777, and many more.

“Everi is excited to now offer in Michigan our high-performing game content that is popular with players in land-based casinos and has become a proven performer with our other iGaming partner-operators,” said David Lucchese, Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Digital for Everi. “Online players enjoy the slot experience of our games, and our new partnerships in Michigan demonstrate our focus on expanding our Digital gaming business to provide our world-class slot games to the continuously growing community of online players.”

Finally, GAN Limited announced last week three related client launches: Churchill Downs, Wynn Resorts, and FanDuel.

  • Churchill Downs launched its online Sportsbook and iGaming via simultaneous launch of desktop web, mobile web, Apple iOS Native App and Android App under the operation of their nationwide racing and wagering brand TwinSpires. Michigan is the first of several states to launch TwinSpires Casino & Sports on GAN’s platform with the states of Colorado and Tennessee to follow upon regulatory approval.
  • Wynn Resorts launched their ‘WynnBET’ branded internet sportsbook and internet casino leveraging GAN’s Platform, via desktop web, mobile web, and native Apple iOS and Android apps in association with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, which operates five casinos under the ‘Kewadin’ brand throughout northern Michigan.
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