Michigan Casino News

Michigan Now Taking License Applications For Online Gambling And Sportsbooks

July 1, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Michigan online gambling and sports betting launching ahead of schedule just got a lot closer to reality. The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) announced Wednesday it has begun accepting internet gambling and online sports betting licenses from tribal and commercial casinos in the state. Michigan legalized sports betting on March 11, mere days before businesses […]

No Smoking Allowed: Michigan Casinos Temporarily Ban Lighting Up

June 22, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

The plan is for Michigan casinos to reopen by July 4, as the state enters Phase 5. In order to do that, however, casinos will have to follow a unique list of rules. From smoking bans to visitor restrictions, state officials are going beyond what’s worked in Nevada and Colorado. For that, you can blame […]

Michigan Pushes Early Online Gambling Kickoff To Boost State Revenue

June 17, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Michigan lawmakers have introduced a bill that would kickstart online gambling ahead of schedule in the hopes the additional revenue would help buoy the state’s economy in the wake of Covid-19. The Great Lakes State approved online gaming and sports betting in late 2019. In March 2020, the state saw the launch of its first […]

Michigan Casinos Reopening Guidance Includes Mask Wearing, Temperature Checks For All

June 12, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Michigan’s commercial casinos don’t have a set reopen date yet, but when they do visitors and employees will be subject to a number of new safety measures, including mandatory face coverings and temperature screenings. Michigan’s state-licensed casinos, which include Greektown Casino, MotorCity Casino Hotel, and MGM Grand Detroit, have remained closed since mid-March when coronavirus […]

Online Horse Race Betting in Michigan Just Weeks Away

May 14, 2020 | By: Jeffrey Prest

If you’re a racebook operator, Michigan is now open for business. While the state gave a legislative green light to off-track wagering last December, it was conditional upon the production of terms and conditions governing providers of online betting to Michigan’s horseplayers. Those terms and conditions were published in an Executive Director Order issued by […]