Tag Archives: Michigan
- 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...
- Michigan Confident of Regulating Online Gambling By Year End
October 20, 2016
Cardplayer.com has been speaking to Michigan State Senator Mike Kowall and the online gambling bill creator is confident that the bill will pass by the end of the year. With the focus squarely on proceedings on the online gambling space in Pennsylvania, the state of Michigan has thrown their hat...
- Michigan Lottery website hands out second $1m prize in 17 months
July 28, 2016
The Michigan Lottery’s website has given out its second $1m prize in 17 months. On July 13, a woman won $1m playing the Powerball lottery from a ticket she purchased through the Michigan Lottery’s website. This marked the first time any Michigan Lottery player had won a seven-figure Powerball jackpot...