About the Author

Chris Nesi

Chris Nesi is News Editor of Bonus.com & Managing Editor of Colorado Sharp. He’s been an editor and writer for more than a decade, with experience spanning newspapers, magazines, digital news, and commercial writing. His work can be found in publications including TechCrunch, Mental Floss and Huffington Post. Chris lives just outside of Denver and enjoys regular trips to Black Hawk.

US Presidential Election Odds News Monthly Recap: November 2020

November 30, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

November in an election year usually means the dust has settled by the end of the month, but since this is 2020, anything can and will happen. President Donald Trump has yet to formally concede the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, despite every major media outlet and most battleground states’ election boards calling this one over. […]

FanDuel Michigan Sports Betting $100 Launch Offer

November 11, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

FanDuel Michigan is preparing to launch its sportsbook app and online casino app in the Wolverine State. The state legislature is on the verge of finalizing rules governing online gambling, which is the last step towards officially launching in the state. Eager Michigan sports bettors don’t have to wait for launch to get in on […]

2020 US Presidential Election Whale Nervously Awaits Outcome on $1.3M Bet

November 9, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

The entire world anxiously watched the results of the 2020 US Presidential Election slowly come to light, but one particular election bettor was probably a bit more nervous than most. On Oct. 29, An anonymous bettor placed a £1 million ($1.3 million US) on Betfair for former Vice President Joe Biden to win the presidency. […]

US Presidential Election Odds News Monthly Recap: October 2020

November 2, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

The final month before election day began with the revelation that President Donald Trump himself, his wife Melania Trump, and their teenage son Barron had contracted coronavirus. The Bonus.com 2020 US Presidential Election Odds Tracker showed a sudden, steep decline in Trump’s odds to win re-election timed with the news of his diagnosis. Trump’s odds […]

US Presidential Election Odds News Monthly Recap: September 2020

October 1, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

September was another banner month in this highly contentious US presidential election cycle, which saw some major news events that shifted the tone and issues of the campaign. The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg set a major battle in motion between Democrats and Republicans over who gets to decide her successor. A […]

DraftKings Offering Free-to-Play US Presidential Debate Pool With $50k in Prizes

September 22, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

You can’t bet on election results in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean there isn’t any sportsbook fun to be had during an otherwise intense and contentious election season. To mark National Voter Registration Day, DraftKings is offering a free-to-play presidential debate pool where participants can guess on a variety of outcomes in the upcoming […]

New Horse Racing Bill Would Establish National Safety Standards

September 1, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Big changes could be coming nationwide to the sport of horse racing. A new bill set to be introduced this month would significantly increase the amount of oversight in horse racing, with the goal of stamping out cheating and making the sport safer for both humans and horses. Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, also the U.S. […]

US Presidential Election Odds News Monthly Recap: August 2020

August 31, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

August saw a major trend reversal in the odds to win the 2020 US presidential election, and Democrats should be sweating right about now with Biden’s lead in low single-digits and the election just two months away. All summer long former Vice President Joe Biden widened his lead over President Donald Trump, on the Bonus.com […]

With Covid Safety Measures in Place, MGM to Open Mirage Casino Aug. 27

August 17, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

For the first time since mid-March, the iconic Mirage Casino on the Las Vegas Strip will be open for business starting Aug. 27, MGM Resorts announced this week. The company says it will be emphasizing the health and safety of its guests and employees with its “Seven-Point Safety Plan.” “As we have slowly and thoughtfully […]