Michigan Online Gambling
With the lift of the Federal Sports Betting ban known as PASPA, numerous states began implementing legislation to regulate online sports betting and gambling. The Lawful Internet Gaming Act (HB 4926) includes Michigan sports betting but will not be fully implemented until 2019.
Continue reading to find out what exactly this law says and find the few places you can already bet on sports in Michigan.
What is in MI iGaming bill?
Based on what’s drafted in The Lawful Internet Gaming Act, The Mitten State can expect significant growth in online gambling and sports betting in the years to come. More details need to be hammered out in the fall legislative session, but the framework is in place so that anyone physically present in Michigan will be able to place a sports wager.
Here are the highlights of the Lawful Internet Gaming Act:
- Online gaming will include the ability to play poker and wager on sports
- The three Detroit Casinos will be able to offer these services
- Tribal Casinos will be allowed to as well with a contract amendment
- It is not permissible to sports bet on college, high school, or other amateur competitions
- There will be an 8% tax on the gaming revenue to go to the state
Legal US Bookies interactive map
The United States sports betting market is an open door. Rules are changing constantly and new bookmakers are popping up as fasts as the states can regulate the industry. Everyone wants a piece of the pie, and rightfully so! If you’re going to be traveling, check the sports betting rules in your destination or find out where you’re allowed to bet on sports in your home state. Use our Legal US Bookies Interactive Map to find all of this information!
Check back with us for more updates on Michigan sports betting. Remember, you can expect to be able to bet on sporting events in MI in 2019.