Moving the Lawful Internet Gaming Act through the House is a great first step, but expect the bill to face a tougher challenge in the Senate.
Michigan law enforcement broke up a ladies illegal gambling ring complete with slot-style machines in a real-life adaptation of “Ocean’s 8”.
Michigan Rep. Brandt Iden is trying to get his online casino and sports betting bill into law, but issues like addressing Michigan tribes might keep it from the legislature’s June 21 deadline.
1,287 poker players turned out to play the $1,100 Main Event making it the largest poker tournament in Michigan history.
Now that the Supreme Court has cleared the way for legalized sports betting, there is a new sense of urgency behind passing legislation in Michigan before neighboring states beat them to market.
Last week there was a lot of excitement around a possible online gaming legislation vote in the Michigan House of Representatives. The excitement was premature. Summer is the new goal.
The one remaining horse track, Northville Downs, announced plans to turn their track into a luxury home site. This after Hazel Park Raceway shuttered its Southeastern Michigan racetrack.
It pays to be in the casino business these days. Figures released earlier this month show record revenue for Detroit’s casinos.
On Thursday, Hazel Park Raceway closed its doors after seven decades of hosting live horse racing in Southeastern Michigan.
Derek Stevens, a Michigan graduate, believed so strongly in the Wolverines that he went out looking for some serious action before the beginning of March Madness.