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LANSING — After leading Michigan’s roll out of online sports betting and casino gaming, Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) executive director Richard Kalm is stepping down.
Internet gaming and online sports betting receipts each increased nearly 20 percent in March over the previous month, continuing steady growth for Michigan’s sector that launched in January.
Another busy stretch of sports betting and online casino gaming in Michigan has put the state among some of the top markets in the country.
Internet gaming and sports betting operators in Michigan reported $42.7 million in gross revenue for the 10-day period after Jan. 22 when several platforms went live.
Sports bettors and online casino gamers found themselves sitting on the sidelines in Michigan for all of 2020, even when there was a glimmer of hope that the state would launch online gaming before the year was out.
The Michigan Gaming Control Board has approved provisional licenses for 15 platform providers that will work with commercial and tribal casinos statewide offering both online sports betting and internet gaming services.
LANSING — A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers has agreed to fast-track a series of administrative rules that could launch the state’s internet sports gambling and casino gaming before the end of the month.
Bipartisan legislation introduced in the state Senate today would allow tribally and commercially owned casinos to launch online gaming months before statewide regulations are expected, as a way to jumpstart lost revenue from the pandemic.