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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

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. […]

North Dakota Tribes Can Offer Online Gambling – But Only On Their Land

November 4, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Unsurprisingly, North Dakota will not attempt to offer online sports betting and casinos statewide through a tribal compact. That was what the tribes in the state had proposed. However, there were several good reasons to doubt Governor Doug Burgum would agree. For one thing, it’s a conservative state, and last year’s online poker bill received a very […]

Kindred Wants Unibet to be a ‘Top Ten’ US Operator – What Does That Look Like?

October 28, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Kindred Group’s flagship brand Unibet is a big deal in Europe. In the US, not so much. Unibet Casino is available in New Jersey and Pennsylvania but doesn’t hold much market share in either. Until this week, the sportsbook alone was available in a further four states. However, it announced Thursday that it would shut down operations in Iowa. (Internationally, Unibet also […]

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