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Alex Weldon

Alex Weldon

Alex Weldon is the Casino News Managing Editor for Bonus. He’s a former semiprofessional poker player and has been writing about online gambling professionally since 2014. Prior to his current position, he was Managing Editor at Online Poker Report and, before that, the GameIntel Poker Update, a subscription newsletter for industry executives. Alex provides insightful content on the regulated online casino and poker industries, with an emphasis on legislation, regulation, responsible gambling and business strategy. His writing about poker has earned him multiple nominations for the American Poker Awards over the years.

Latest articles

Three Takeaways from the 2022 WSOP Online Bracelet Events

July 20, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

It’s that time of year when we bid farewell to the World Series of Poker until next summer. The Tournament of Champions will conclude tonight, but the final direct buy-in bracelet event (a $1000 super turbo) was already in the history books early Tuesday morning. Due to COVID-19, it’s the first time since 2019 that […]

Bally’s Continues to Grow in New Jersey Amid Seasonal Market Slump

July 20, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

For most of the history of the market, New Jersey had eight online gambling licenses. The ninth, belonging to Bally’s Atlantic City, only became active this time last year. Summertime is traditionally a slow period for online gambling. There’s less crossover from the sports betting vertical and more competition from other forms of recreation, particularly […]

Will the 2022 WSOP Main Event Actually Set an Attendance Record?

June 23, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

The 2022 World Series of Poker is now in its fourth week. It’s the first year of relative normalcy for the series after COVID-19 threw everything for a loop. It’s also its first year at its new home, spread between Bally’s Las Vegas and the adjacent Paris Las Vegas. Already, the series has produced decent […]

Slingo Developer Gaming Realms Approved By Connecticut Regulator

June 22, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon
Nutmeg State gamblers will soon have access to a type of real-money gaming they won’t find at the state’s retail casinos. London-based Gaming Realms is a B2B online gaming supplier best known for its Slingo line of products. It announced today that it has obtained approval from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. The DCP regulates all [...]

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