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Sports betting legislation getting support from Michigan Indian tribes

Leaders of Michigan's Indian tribes, whose support could be crucial to allowing sports betting in Michigan, are generally on board with legislation that has passed the state House and will be taken up by a Senate committee Tuesday, says the bill's sponsor. Without support from some of the tribes that have signed casino agreements — known as "compacts" — with the state, legalizing sports betting in Michigan has the potential to create a state revenue hole, rather than being a moneymaker, as planned.

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(Michigan) -- Conspicuously missing from the package of gambling-related bills introduced by Rep. Brandt Iden last week was one for Michigan sports betting. Entering the...
article Michigan Online Gaming Pushes Back, Minus Naysaying Governor Snyder
(Michigan) -- Michigan State Rep. Brandt Iden (R-61st) has reintroduced an online casino bill that last year came as close to becoming law as it is possible to do...

3/10/2019

article Legislation For Online Sports Betting, Casino Filed In Michigan
(Michigan) -- Michigan is back in the game. On Thursday, a pair of companion Michigan online gambling bills emerged. Last year, the Michigan Lawful Internet Gaming Act...

3/9/2019

article BLOG: Michigan online gambling bills filed
(Michigan) -- Legislators in Michigan are making another strong push to bring legalized gambling to the state after efforts once again stalled late last year. Michigan...

3/8/2019

article Mich. Gov. Tells 6th Circ. Tribe Can't Use Land For Casino (sub req)
(Michigan) -- Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has urged the Sixth Circuit to uphold a lower court's ruling that a state law doesn't automatically let the tribe...

3/7/2019

article Michigan Online Gambling Bills Back On File Following Former Governor’s Veto
(Michigan) -- Proponents of legalized online gambling are bellying back up to the table in Michigan. A pair of bills reappeared on the record on Thursday, one in each...

2/23/2019

article Tribes look to governor in fight to expand casinos
(Michigan) -- The quest of Michigan’s tribal casino resorts to expand beyond their boundaries wasn’t a hot topic during last year’s election between...

2/22/2019

article Rep. Iden continues to push for online gambling
(Michigan) -- Oshtemo House Representative Brandt Iden says he worked for two years to get online gambling bills passed in the last session, building coalitions,...

2/13/2019

article Legalized Sports Betting – On The Horizon For Michigan?
(Michigan) -- The money, the addiction, the thrill. This is the world of sports betting. Within the upcoming year, Michigan could be next state to legalize wagering one...

2/11/2019

article House Bill 4093: Transfer state corporate subsidy money to road repairs
(Michigan) -- Introduced by Rep. Jeff Yaroch (R), to no longer give $60 million in annual state revenue from state Indian casino compacts to the state department in...

2/9/2019

article Michigan Online Gambling Bill Stalled
(Michigan) -- The long-suffering Michiganders who were hoping to be able to gamble online in 2019 had their hopes dashed right before the end of 2018. A few days before...

2/8/2019

article Opinion: Michigan should legalize online gambling
(Michigan) -- In late December, Michigan residents came close to having a great reason to celebrate during the holiday season: state lawmakers had passed a long-awaited...

2/3/2019

article Michigan Governor Vetoes Gambling Bill Days Before Leaving Office
(Michigan) -- To say that the legislators who worked on the gambling bill for Michigan to legalize online gambling are angry does not even begin to describe how they are...

2/2/2019

article Michigan Veto Delays Gambling Legislation for One Year
(Michigan) -- The recent vetoing of the long-suffering and long-awaited gambling bills in Michigan has stymied efforts to get new gambling legislation passed for at...

1/23/2019

article Michigan Lawmaker Calls Wire Act Opinion ‘Bunk’, ‘Irrelevant’ To Sports Betting
(Michigan) -- Michigan Rep. Brandt Iden called last week’s Justice Department Office of Legal Counsel opinion on the scope of the Wire Act “pretty irrelevant...

1/17/2019

article Former Michigan Online Gambling Sponsor Sees Clear Path To Passage In 2019
(Michigan) -- Imagine spending 4 1/2 years of your life working on one specific task. In your final week on the job, you log overtime to get it finished, staying well...

1/12/2019

article Bet on gambling bills resurfacing at the State Capitol
(Michigan) -- Former Governor Rick Snyder may have rejected a bi-partisan effort to greatly expand all kinds of online and charitable gambling in Michigan with a lame...

1/10/2019

article Michigan Online Gambling Is Still Afloat, Could Pass In 2019
(Michigan) -- All eyes are on Michigan online gambling. Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder took the wind out of online gambling advocates’ sails just days before...

1/9/2019

article Opinion: Despite veto, online gambling still coming
(Michigan) -- As Majority Floor Leader of the Michigan Senate, I, along with the rest of the Michigan legislature, worked hard to help dig Detroit out of what amounted...

1/3/2019

article RUDDOCK: Michigan Is The Biggest Loser Under Governor’s Online Gambling Veto
(Michigan) -- In deciding to veto a set of online gambling bills, former Gov. Rick Snyder left Michiganders with a lump of coal in their stockings on his way out the...

1/2/2019

article Michigan veto delays online gambling by at least one year
(Michigan) -- Fears that online gaming might cannibalize revenue from the official state lottery have temporarily put paid to the passage of Michigan’s proposed...
article Snyder veto puts Michigan out of the sports betting frame
(Michigan) -- Michigan very quickly went from being the latest state to introduce regulated sports wagering to become yet another contender somewhere down the line as...

12/31/2018

article IPPOLITO: Governor Rick Snyder vetoes Michigan online gaming bill
(Michigan) -- Just before Christmas, Michigan’s state legislature approved an online gambling bill. However, on Friday, Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed nearly 40 bills,...
article The good and the weird: Looking back on 2018
(Michigan) -- 2018 could be a bit of a wild ride in mid-Michigan. We’ve shared the top stories from last year, but we couldn’t help but feel like the list...

12/30/2018

article Michigan Governor Vetoes Package of iGaming Bills That Had Opened Door To Legal Sports Betting
(Michigan) -- With 48 hours remaining in his term, outgoing Republican Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Friday vetoed the package of iGaming bills that passed the state...
article Michigan online gambling bills vetoed by Governor Rick Snyder
(Michigan) -- Michigan Representative Brandt Iden was confident in his efforts to push for sports betting and online gambling legislation in the state. Both democrats...
article Michigan’s Outgoing Governor Vetoes Online Gambling Bill
(Michigan) -- Barely a week after legislators in Michigan approved an online gambling bill in a late-night legislative session, the bill has been vetoed by the state...
article Snyder vetoes bill to legalize online gambling
(Michigan) -- Gov. Rick Snyder has vetoed bills that would have authorized online gambling in Michigan, including wagers placed on sports. His decision Friday is blow to...

12/29/2018

article Michigan guv vetoes online gambling legislation
(Michigan) -- Michigan’s governor has vetoed the online gambling bill the state’s legislature approved just days before Christmas. On Friday, Michigan’...

12/28/2018

article Gov. Snyder Vetoes Michigan Online Gambling Bill
(Michigan) -- Just one week after Michigan legislators pushed through an online gambling bill in a late-night legislative session, the bill is dead. All it needed was...
article Michigan Online Gambling Sponsor On Governor’s Veto: ‘Incredibly Disappointing’
(Michigan) -- Michigan Rep. Brandt Iden, sponsor of the internet gambling bills vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday, called the vetoes a ploy to monopolize the money...
article Snyder vetoes bill to legalize online gambling
(Michigan) -- Gov. Rick Snyder has vetoed bills that would have authorized online gambling in Michigan, including wagers placed on sports. His decision Friday is blow to...
article Snyder vetoes online gambling, fantasy sports betting bills
(Michigan) -- Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday vetoed legislation that would have authorized online gambling in Michigan through Detroit's three casinos and out-state...

12/26/2018

article Key Lawmaker Will Introduce Michigan Sports Betting Bill, But It Might Not Be Necessary
(Michigan) -- Fresh off passing online gambling legislation on the final day of the 2018 legislative session, Michigan Rep. Brandt Iden tells Legal Sports Report that...
article Michigan Online Gambling Bill ‘Model Legislation’ For Tribal Gaming States
(Michigan) -- When Rep. Brandt Iden took it upon himself to lead the push an online gambling bill in Michigan two years ago, the task seemed monumental. As a tribal...

12/25/2018

article Michigan could soon take a step toward legal sports betting
(Michigan) -- Local gamblers and national gaming companies are waiting to see if Michigan will take a step toward joining the growing number of states that allow sports...

12/24/2018

article Lawmakers Pass Online Gambling Bill In Michigan: What This Means For The Great Lakes State
(Michigan) -- The Michigan legislature has passed a trio of bills that would legalize and regulate online gaming. If these bills are signed into law, Michigan’s...
article Michigan ready to legalize sports wagering with Bill 4926
(Michigan) -- Michigan has emerged as the latest state to introduce regulated sports wagering thanks to the sign off last week of Bill 4926. The bill, which makes...
article RUDDOCK: Michigan Online Gambling Is Coming, And So Are New Jobs
(Michigan) -- Last week, the Michigan legislature passed an online gambling bill in the eleventh hour of its legislative session. A pending signature from Gov. Rick...

12/23/2018

article Michigan Poised To Become Fifth State To Legalize Online Gambling
(Michigan) -- The state of Michigan has closed its legislative session with a last-minute vote on HB4926, a bill that would legalize online gambling including casino...
article Michigan Senate Approves Online Gambling Bill in One-Sided Vote
(Michigan) -- The state of Michigan has moved another step closer to becoming the fifth US state with formally regulated online gambling, following approval by the state...

12/22/2018

article Legislature OKs online gambling, considers $1.3B budget bill
(Washington D.C.) -- The Republican-controlled Legislature voted early Friday to legalize online gambling and passed a $1.3 billion budget bill that would allocate more...
article Michigan Awaits Governor’s Signature to Legalize Gambling
(Michigan) -- With the legislative season now over, the Michigan Senate has managed to pull a quick last-minute vote, backing the H 4926 bill laying down the groundwork...

12/21/2018

article Everything You Need To Know About The Michigan Online Gambling Bill
(Michigan) -- Pending a signature from Gov. Rick Snyder, Michigan will become the fifth state to legalize online gambling. As the clock ticked down on its 2018...
article Michigan Legislature legalizes online gambling, considers $1.3B budget bill
(Michigan) -- The Republican-controlled Legislature raced early Friday to legalize online gambling and pass a $1.3 billion budget bill that would allocate more for roads...
article Michigan Legislature sends $1.3 billion budget bill to Gov. Snyder's desk
(Michigan) -- Michigan's Legislature has approved a $1.3 billion budget plan that would spend more on roads, environmental cleanup and mental health counselors in...
article Inside Gaming: Michigan Lawmakers Pass Online Gambling Bill
(Michigan) -- Lots of legislative news in this week's Inside Gaming, starting with Michigan now being poised to become the fifth state to pass an online gambling...
article Michigan passes iGaming bill authorising casino games and sports betting (sub req)
(Michigan) -- Michigan’s iGaming bill has passed both legislative houses and now goes to Governor Rick Snyder for approval.
press release GAN Announces Michigan Becomes Sixth State to Regulate Internet Gambling in the U.S.; Expects to Serve Land-Based Casino Operators in 2019
(Michigan) -- GAN plc (GAN or the Company) a leading B2B supplier of Internet gambling enterprise software-as-a-service solutions to the US land-based casino Industry,...

12/20/2018

article Internet gambling bills get green light from Michigan Legislature
(Michigan) -- Michiganders could legally gamble online under a bill that was one of the last ones to get a green light from the lame duck Legislature late Thursday night.
article Michigan Online Gambling Bill Up For Vote In Eleventh Hour
(Michigan) -- As the final few hours of the 2018 session tick away, Michigan lawmakers are scrambling to pass a bill that would legalize online gambling.

12/17/2018

article Michigan Lottery releases school contributions for 2018
(Michigan) -- The Michigan Lottery says it has provided more than $941.2 million to the School Aid Fund in Fiscal Year 2018, its fourth straight record contribution. In...

12/8/2018

article Smartphone gambling regulations under review by state
(Michigan) -- A trio of bills that would legalize and regulate online gambling from a smartphone or computer is awaiting a vote in the Senate before year’s end. If...

12/4/2018

article Online gambling bill still awaits Senate decision
(Michigan) -- Despite the state’s current lame-duck status, lawmakers in Michigan are still pushing for several bills to get passed, and one of those would allow...

11/19/2018

article Michigan Sports Betting Could See Integrity Fees, Rep. Says
(Michigan) -- Michigan could become one of the first Midwestern states with legal sports betting. At least one state lawmaker believes it could be the first to give a...

11/16/2018

article Lawmaker Expects Michigan Online Gambling Bill ‘Gets To The Governor’s Desk Before The End Of The Year’
(Michigan) -- A key Michigan lawmaker expects to have an online gambling bill on the governor’s desk before the calendar turns to 2019. The question is whether...
article Michigan Could Become First State to Pay Leagues Sports Betting ‘Integrity Fee’
(Michigan) -- So far the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball and PGA Tour are 0-for-7 in persuading state lawmakers to mandate payment of an off-the-...
article Sportsbetting plans for Greektown Casino Hotel
(Michigan) -- American regional casino operator, Penn National Gaming Incorporated, has reportedly announced that it would like to pursue a sportsbook for Detroit’...

11/14/2018

article New Greektown Casino operator wants to add sports betting
(Michigan) -- The future operator of Greektown Casino-Hotel says it wants to pursue sports betting in Michigan. Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert is selling the casino...

11/9/2018

article Michigan casinos: a guide to games, perks, food and more
(Michigan) -- As the weather turns colder and Michiganders look for entertainment options that don't involve trudging through the ice and snow, casinos across the...

11/7/2018

article Third Term For Rep. Brandt Iden Keeps Michigan Online Gambling In Play
(Michigan) -- Rep. Brandt Iden retained his seat in the Michigan statehouse by the narrowest of margins in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Numbers out of the 61st...

10/12/2018

article Michigan tribes shared $29.9 million of gaming revenue with local communities in FY 2017
(Michigan) -- Native American tribes sent $29.9 million in gaming-related payments to local governments and revenue sharing boards in Michigan during fiscal year 2017,...

9/5/2018

article Sauk Suiattle Tribe’s new casino closer to opening
(Washington) -- The Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe’s new casino and bingo hall is a ways out there. That’s part of the character, according to the team behind...

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