Nicholaus Garcia

Nick has had stints in Chicago, writing about local politics, and in Washington, D.C., covering the expanding gambling industry. Now back in Chicago, he continues to write about the emerging sports betting market with a focus on the Midwest. Originally from West Texas, he graduated from Texas Tech University and completed his master's degree in journalism at Columbia College Chicago.

The Unexpected Resurrection Of US Online Poker

Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, Brazilian soccer star Neymar and legendary Australian cricket player Shane Warne live-stream a game of online poker. This heavy-weight match, of course, is a dream scenario. It comes from the mind of Seth Palansky, vice president of corporate communications for Caesars Interactive Entertainment. Palanksy primarily deals with the World Series […] Read More
Posted on: April 3, 2020 | News Views | Nicholaus Garcia

Michigan Sports Betting Set To Launch In Time For March Madness

**Update: sports betting commenced at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 11, at two commercial casinos, Greektown Casino and MGM Grand Detroit. Both offer retail only sports betting.** Rest assured, sports betting is coming to Michigan, and it’s coming sooner than you think. The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) recently announced that on Tuesday it expects […] Read More
Posted on: March 11, 2020 | Michigan News Sports betting | Nicholaus Garcia
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