Tag Archives: Michigan
- Michigan online gambling hearing promises little progress
September 13, 2017
Michigan’s intrastate online gambling prospects appear dim – at least, for the immediate future – after all three Detroit casinos and at least one of the state’s gaming tribes expressed opposition to new legislation. On Wednesday morning, the Michigan House of Representatives’ Regulatory Reform Committee held an informational hearing on...
- Michigan takes another run at online gambling legislation
Michigan is making another run at passing online gambling legislation, but whether this latest bill will make any further progress than previous efforts remains unclear. Tuesday saw the publication of HB 4926, brought to you by Rep. Brandt Iden (pictured), with the support of two other Republican members of the...
- Social media game is not gambling, new Michigan law says
May 25, 2017
Social media games that reward players with extra playing time will no longer be considered gambling in Michigan thanks to a new bill that has been signed into law. The Associated Press reported that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed Senate Bill 202 on Tuesday, establishing that state laws against gambling...
- Tribes main concern at Michigan online gambling hearing
March 8, 2017
Michigan’s latest online gambling bill is headed for the state senate floor after a committee overwhelmingly approved the measure. Wednesday saw the Michigan Senate’s Regulatory Reform Committee vote 7:1 in favor of sending state Sen. Mike Kowall’s SB 203 online gambling bill to the senate floor. The vote wasn’t a...
- Michigan online gambling legislation faces uphill slog
March 3, 2017
Michigan legislators are lining up for another run at authorizing online gambling within state borders in 2017, but their path is anything but clear. Wednesday saw state Sen. Mike Kowall and five of his colleagues introduce SB 203, a followup to the online gambling bill Kowall (pictured) introduced last April...
- PA, MI file sports betting bills, New Jersey pays legal bills
January 25, 2017
Pennsylvania and Michigan have joined the list of states angling for legal sports betting while leaving the heavy lifting up to New Jersey. On Monday, Pennsylvania State Rep. Robert Matzie announced his intention to introduce legislation in the near future that would allow the state’s licensed gaming facilities to add...
New Jersey formally approves daily fantasy sports
August 25, 2017
Pennsylvania regulator hands fines vs. three erring casinos
October 5, 2017
New Jersey sells bonds to fund AC casino tax appeals
September 22, 2017