Wynn Resorts is the latest company to enter the Michigan online gambling market casino, and online sports betting business.
GAN, the iGaming software supplier, announced on Monday a 10-year agreement with Wynn to become the company’s software platform.
Developments in online casinos or generally in gambling have stimulated various forms of cooperation between the various giant companies, especially in software of company.
GAN said it expects to launch Wynn online when the first regulated online gambling operator goes live in November, a news release said. The November launch for operations in the Michigan online gambling market is still subject to regulatory approval.
Wynn Sportsbook is partnered with Kewadin Casinos, which has five facilities on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan: Sault Ste. Marie, St. Ignace, Christmas, Hessel and Manistique.
We look forward to strengthening the Wynn brand in Michigan with our highly optimized technology platform and enabling Wynn to invest their marketing capital efficiently to attract loyal sports bookmakers and iGaming players, said Jeffrey B. Berman, Chief Commercial Officer of GAN, in a news release.
We are excited to join Wynn, with a national casino brand and a substantial Michigan area patronage base.
As a premier operator client and very excited about the opportunities presented by the potential for future launches in several additional states. “
Wynn will use its US-optimized GAN software to become one of Michigan’s early online casino gaming drivers. Wynn will also aim to rely on a national casino brand and resident database in the Michigan area to cross-market to internet gaming.
The Michigan Senate last week approved an interstate online poker bill. This heads up to the DPR for consideration.
Finding Online Partners in the Michigan Online Gambing Market
Wynn partnered with Kewadin casino is Michigan’s top online sportsbook and newest online casino gaming partnership for UP tribal casino.
Island Resort and Casino in Harris announced a deal with BetAmerica and debuted the sportsbook on September 10. BetAmerica’s partnership with Island also includes an online sportsbook and online gaming.
In June, Golden Nugget Online Gaming struck a deal with the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to provide online gaming options through Ojibwa Casinos. Ojibwa has casinos in Marquette and Baraga.
Elsewhere in UP, Bay Mills Casino in Brimley will launch the DraftKings Sports Book, while PointsBet will offer sports books at the Northern Waters Casino Resort at Watersmeet.
Discussing More About Wynn Casinos
Wynn Las Vegas has been a mainstay on the Las Vegas Strip since developer Steve Wynn opened the facility in 2005. The Wynn company also operates Encore Boston Harbor in Massachusetts and Wynn Macay and Wynn Palace and Cotai in China.
Wynn Resorts began operations in New Jersey with the Wynn Sports mobile app on July 27. The platform is powered by Scientific Games, which uses a sports betting platform and equipment provider iGaming, in addition to a managed sports trading service and a content system that includes more than 2,000 digital games.
The company is also expanding its online offering with Game Science to Colorado and Indiana on September 2. Wynn has sports betting leather agreements with Full House Resorts in both states.