In response to legalized Canadian gambling literally right across the bridge from downtown Detroit, Michigan developed a successful Tribal Casino Network in the late 1980’s. Following a successful referendum in 1996, commercial casinos followed. Michigan is now home to a successful gaming industry with a range of tribal and commercial casinos. Michigan’s thriving casino industry is regulated by the Michigan Gaming Control Board, who also administer the equally impressive horse racing industry in the state.
Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS), online lottery games and horse and greyhound racing are all available online, and Michigan’s State Legislators are considering a bill looking to legalize all forms of online betting.
Michigan online sports betting is still under debate at this time, and Michigan looks legalize the practice in the next 18-24 months.