The Michigan Gaming Newsletter is an e-mail publication established in 1994, that objectively reports significant happenings in the Michigan gaming industry within hours of their occurrence.

Each newsletter is also posted on the the Michigan Gaming website on the day of publication.

David Waddell’s Detroit News Column

David Waddell is an attorney with Regulatory Management Counselors, P.C. He wrote for The Detroit News from 1998 to 2008.

Each column examines unique topics affecting the Michigan gaming industry. Waddell is also editor of The Michigan Gaming Newsletter and co-author of The State of Michigan Gaming Law Legal Resource Book.

Click below to search his news column archives.

Other Publications

RMC’s Gaming Analyst Robert Russell, Attorney David Waddell, and Attorney J.J. Burchman are often quoted by industry, national and local media publications on issues impacting the casino gaming industry.

Click a recent industry article below authored by Regulatory Management Counselors:

“Red Flags: Protecting Customer Accounts from Identity Fraud: Is Your Casino Compliant?”

Global Gaming Business Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 4, May, 2010

“Motown Milestone”

Global Gaming Business Magazine, Vol. 8 , No. 5, June, 2009

“Hail Caesars”

Global Gaming Business Magazine, Vol. 7, No. 8, August, 2008

“Why Doesn’t Every Casino Have a Sports Book?”

Global Gaming Business Magazine, Vol. 7, No. 7, July, 2008

“Know Your Customer: Gaming suppliers must examine every transaction to remain in regulatory compliance”

Global Gaming Business. Vol. 7., No. 5, May 2008

“Giving Them Credit: What you should know about Native American casino credit policies”

Global Gaming Business, Vol 7., No. 3, March 2008

“Casino Communications: Richard Kalm, Executive Director, Michigan Gaming Control Board”

Global Gaming Business. Vol. 7., No. 2, February 2008

“Convergence of the slot machine with the arcade experience”

Global Gaming Business. Vol. 6., No. 10, November 2007

“Global… And Legal: Making sure casino promotions and sweepstakes meet multi-jurisdictional legal requirements”

Global Gaming Business. Vol. 6., No. 9, September 2007

“Online All the Time?: Online Gaming Act Brings New Opportunities”

Parts 1 and 2, Global Gaming Business, November 2006.

“Privilege or Right: Gaming deserves predicable and reasonable taxation”

Global Gaming Business, June 2004

“Native American Casinos: Compacting What?”

Global Gaming Business, November 2002

In addition to providing perspective on the industry, they have assisted the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) with the organization of its annual conference agenda as Mr. Russell has been a conference advisory member since 2002. Visit for more information.

For more information on any of the publications, please contact:
Phone: 517.507.3860