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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

How Does Roulette Volatility Compare to Slots?

November 14, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

If you’re a slots player, you’ve probably at least heard of volatility. But did you know the same concept applies to all casino games? Over the short term, volatility is the single most significant factor in determining the kind of online casino experience you’ll have (or retail, if that’s your thing) And yet, volatility is something […]

Alabama: a Case Study in the Counterproductive Nature of Prohibition

November 10, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Alabama is among the most conservative states in the US on many fronts, including gambling. Only in Utah will you find fiercer moral opposition. Such is Alabama’s historical tendency towards prohibitionist policies that it feels appropriate that the state flag bears a big, red X. Even so, Alabama has recently been casting its eyes in the direction […]

High 5 Games Makes Pennsylvania Debut at BetRivers, PlaySugarHouse

November 9, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Pennsylvania slots lovers finally have access to games from one of the industry’s most prolific developers, High 5 Games. High 5 received its license from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board this summer. Contrary to our expectations here at Bonus, however, it has taken several months for its content to come to market. High 5 has plenty of existing partnerships in other […]

No Clear Winner in Fox-Flutter Arbitration Decision, But Fox Bet Might Be the Loser

November 8, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Arbitration has concluded for Fox Corporation and Flutter Entertainment, on two out of three issues, anyway. One aspect of that decision could mean the future disappearance of yet another US online gambling brand. Fox initiated arbitration in April 2021 because of a difference in how the two companies interpreted a contractual clause. Flutter believed it had granted Fox the option […]

Powerball Draw Delayed as Massive Ticket Sales Cause Logistical Disruption

November 8, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

The awkwardly long drumroll is a classic stage gag. The spotlight goes on, the drumroll begins, and the moment the audience has been waiting for… doesn’t happen. That’s essentially what happened – or rather, didn’t happen – with last night’s record-setting Powerball jackpot draw. Powerball draws normally take place Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights at 11 p.m. […]

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