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Michigan Sports Betting

Is sports betting legal in Michigan?

No, but legislators were on the verge of passing a bill in December 2018 that Governor Rick Snyder vetoed. Legislation will surely be proposed again in 2019.

Who would oversee Michigan Sports Betting?

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has oversight on almost all of the gambling activities in the state. The MGCB would create a new internet gaming division to oversee the sports betting industry.

Where can I bet on sports in Michigan?

As of now, nowhere. If approved by state legislators, any new bill would likely cover online and mobile platforms throughout the state.

Who can apply for a Michigan sports betting license?

All commercial and tribal casinos would be allowed to apply for a license under the proposed bill.

Who will be able to bet on sports in Michigan?

In Michigan, the legal gambling age is 21 years old for casino gambling and 18 for pari-mutuel wagering.