Historical horse racing legislation won't get done in the Michigan legislature this year. But bill author Sen. Dan Lauwers tells PlayMichigan that he holds out hope for passing a bill early in 2022.
Posted on: December 10, 2021 |
The Michigan Senate passed its historical horse racing bill last week, but the legislation must overcome casino opposition in the House.
Posted on: November 12, 2021 |
Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. led difficult discussions to bring iGaming and sports betting to the state. Now he's trying for historical horse racing in Michigan.
Posted on: June 9, 2021 |
Historical horse racing legislation advanced through a Michigan Senate committee. The sponsor says it's this year or bust for the bill, and for the once-billion-dollar industry.
Posted on: May 13, 2021 |
The Michigan governor signed into law a bill allowing the state to enter into multistate online poker agreements to pool players with other jurisdictions.
Posted on: January 5, 2021 |
Michigan failed to pass legislation legalizing historical horse racing this year, putting in jeopardy the future of its racing industry.
Posted on: December 21, 2020 |
Historical horse racing and multistate online poker bills are expected to be voted out of the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.
Posted on: December 2, 2020 |
Here's how Michigan Sen. Dan Lauwers brought the historical horse racing bill back to the forefront with a little committee gamesmanship.
Posted on: October 26, 2020 |
Historical horse racing could save the Michigan horse racing industry. A bill to authorize the games faces opposition from the casino industry.
Posted on: October 8, 2020 |
Michigan took the first step toward having multi-state online poker player pools Thursday as the Senate passed legislation to allow it.
Posted on: October 1, 2020 |