It’s the first day of online casino and online sports betting and Michigan. It’s an exciting day for people who want to place their first bets online, but it’s also a transformative day for Michigan itself.
The gaming industry in the state will forever change, and a huge new stream of revenue is opening up for the casinos in the state; not to mention new tax revenue for the state.
PlayMichigan has a few things to help get you up to speed. Here’s a one-page fact sheet on the online gambling industry in Michigan:
And here’s a documentary that gives a breakdown of the future of online gambling in the state from the perspective of lawmakers, people in the industry, and our lead writer, Matt Schoch: