Danny Lawhon is the site-runner for PlayMichigan. He’s been reporting on the sports betting industry in various capacities since 2018 and joined the PlayMichigan team in early 2021 to also focus on online casinos, online poker and fantasy sports.
Danny has more than a decade of overall sports reporting experience in three states, including nearly 10 years with the Des Moines Register in Iowa. He’s covered college and professional sports, the NCAA Tournament and the PGA, LPGA and Champions Tours. Danny is a professional musician in his spare time and plays the piano and pipe organ (seriously). He now covers the online gambling industry in Michigan.
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September 2020: Sports betting picks up pace in Detroit
October 2020: Mobile betting steps making progress
November 2020: Shutdowns return before mobile launch
December 2020: Michigan’s online wait continues
January 2021: Launch day arrives at last