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Mike Epifani

Mike Epifani is the Editor and Content Manager of Bonus.com. As a highly experienced online gambling writer, Mike specializes in online casinos and sports betting; specifically, how to bet more while spending less. Ready to keep more of your money while staying safe and having fun? You're in the right place.

Evolution Gaming Buys “Megaways” Maker Big Time Gaming

April 12, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

Evolution Gaming Group, a major online gaming provider in the US and abroad, will buy Big Time Gaming for a total of up to EUR 450 million (USD 536 million). This adds Big Time Gaming’s slots, which include Megaways games, to Evolution Gaming’s already dominant portfolio. “With the addition of Big Time Gaming to our […]

Online Slots Volatility: What Does It Mean For Slots Players?

April 6, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

Even some experienced online casino players are unaware of slots volatility. This is because it’s one of many features of a slot machine, and it’s arguably the least interesting. However, it can be extremely useful in knowing exactly what to expect from a slot. A slot’s volatility—or where the slot falls on the Volatility Index […]

Bally’s Set To Purchase Parent Company Of World Poker Tour

March 26, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

Bally’s Corporation is offering $105 million to acquire Allied Esports Entertainment, which owns the World Poker Tour. The offer likely concludes a months-long bidding war between Bally’s and Element Partners for the poker asset. Element Partners, a private growth equity firm, has until 5:00 PM PST on March 29, 2021, to offer a superior proposal […]

All-In-One Betting: Online Casinos With Sports Betting And Poker

March 25, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

Three states in the US have legalized and launched all forms of online betting: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. West Virginia legalized online poker, but no apps have launched yet. And only three betting sites offer all of the gambling options under one roof: PokerStars (MI, NJ, PA) BetMGM (MI, NJ) 888 (NJ) While only […]

7 Unique Online Casino Promotions You Might Not Know About

March 23, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

If you’re in a state with legal online casinos, you likely already know about the welcome bonuses. For example, Michigan online casino bonuses include a $30 no-deposit signup offer from Golden Nugget and a $1,500 first-deposit match promo from DraftKings Casino. But you may not know about some of the more unique online casino promotions […]

Playthrough Requirements For Online Casino Bonuses, Explained

March 16, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

All Michigan online casino bonuses are tied to playthrough requirements (also called rollover requirement or wagering requirement). This is to prevent players from creating an account or making a deposit, then withdrawing the bonus money without actually playing at the casino. But there is no standard playthrough requirement across online casinos in the US. The […]

The Venetian, The Palazzo, And Sands Expo Selling For $6.25 Billion

March 3, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

One iconic property on the Las Vegas Strip comprises three adjoining buildings: the Venetian, the Palazzo, and the Sands Expo Convention Center. All will be sold by Las Vegas Sands Corp. to Apollo Global Management and Vici Properties for $6.25 billion. The deal comes in the months following the death of Las Vegas Sands Corp. […]

Online Casino Games: How Similar Are They To The Real Deal?

February 25, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

Online casinos feature the same games that you would find walking into a land-based casino. Usually, you’ll find a lot more at the online casino than you’d find within the limited confines of a building.  But how similar are the online versions to their real-world counterparts? The answer depends on the game, and it all […]

Online Casino Games With The Best Odds

February 18, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

Online casino games with the best odds give players the highest likelihood of winning each round. While the casino is always more likely to win, some games have a lower “house edge” than others.  The house edge is the advantage the house (casino) has over the player. For example, a 2% house edge means that […]

Bally’s Corporation To Open A New Pennsylvania Casino

January 4, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

On January 4, 2021, Bally’s Corporation announced that it will open a category four casino in Centre County, Pennsylvania. This will be a “mini casino” with up to 750 slot machines and 30 table games, and it will fill a geographical gap in a state where most casino properties are located close to its borders. […]