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Two mid-Michigan casinos prohibit use of certain masks

A pair of mid-Michigan casinos will soon prohibit the use of certain types of masks being used by its guests. Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant and the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino & Hotel near Standish will no longer permit the use of neck gaiters, bandannas, or masks with ventilation valves.

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12/23/2019

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(Michigan) -- Happy Monday, everyone. The entire team at Legal Sports Report would like to extend their best wishes and happy holidays to all. Yes, even to those that...
press release GAN Welcomes the Legalization of Internet Casino Gambling and Sports Betting in the State of Michigan
(Michigan) -- GAN plc (“GAN” or the “Company”), an award-winning developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B Internet gambling software,...

12/22/2019

article Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs bills to legalize sports, online gambling in Michigan
(Michigan) -- Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Friday to legalize sports betting and internet gambling, calling it a bipartisan win for the state that...
article Michigan Passes Sports Betting Legislation: The Race To Launch Before March Madness
(Michigan) -- Michigan became the twentieth state to legalize sports betting in the United States when Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the Lawful Sports Betting Act...

12/21/2019

article Sports betting now legal in MI
(Michigan) -- The Division of Gaming cited New Jersey as a similar model, with online gaming and sports betting legal there for several years. Governor Whitmer signed...
article Whitmer signs bills to legalize sports betting in Michigan
(Michigan) -- Michigan's first legal wagers on sports could be three months away after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Friday bills that allow for both sports betting...
article Podcast: The Casino Take on Sports Betting and Online Gambling
(Michigan) -- Governor Whitmer signed bills on Friday, December 20 that make sports betting and online gaming legal in Michigan. So how are established casinos reacting...

12/20/2019

article Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs bills to legalize sports, online gambling in Michigan
(Michigan) -- Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Friday to legalize sports betting and internet gambling, calling it a bipartisan win for the state that...
article Pokagon Band: “No Comment” After Whitmer Signs Gambling Bills For Sports, Internet Betting
(Michigan) -- Gambling is expanding in Michigan. Governor Whitmer today signed bills legalizing sports betting and internet gambling through the state’s casinos....
article Sports Betting Is Coming To Town: Michigan Governor Signs Bill
(Michigan) -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the Lawful Sports Betting Act into law Friday, making Michigan the ninth state to approve legalized sports betting this year...
article Sports betting legalized in Michigan
(Michigan) -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed bipartisan House Bills 4311-12, 4916-18, 4307 and 4308 into law, which legalizes Internet gaming and sports betting through...
article Whitmer signs bills to legalize sports, online gambling
(Michigan) -- Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to legalize sports betting and internet gambling. The laws enacted Friday take effect immediately,...

12/18/2019

article March Madness The Goal For Michigan Sports Betting Launch
(Michigan) -- March might bring an extra amount of madness in Michigan next year. There are two team sporting events that draw the most excitement for betting —...

12/17/2019

article Brick And Mortar Sportsbooks Are Indeed Coming To Michigan
(Michigan) -- When the Michigan Senate last week sent a package of iGaming bills to Governor Gretchen Whitmer for signature, nothing in the language itself explicitly...
article The Michigan Legislature is Very Close to Legalizing Sports Betting and Online Gambling in the State
(Michigan) -- The final votes to legalize sports betting and online gambling are set to cast in the Michigan Legislature. Grethen Whitmer’s government and Michigan...
article Senator Nesbitt Not Concerned About Lottery Revenue Losses With Gambling Expansion
(Michigan) -- State Senator Aric Nesbitt of Lawton used to head up the Michigan Lottery under former Governor Rick Snyder after he was term limited out of the state...

12/16/2019

article Local Officials Push to Legalize Single Sports Betting
(Michigan) -- Single sports betting was front and centre at a meeting of key local stakeholders in Windsor. Part of the urgency is the state of Michigan is currently in...
article Michigan OKs Sports Betting, iGaming Legislation
(Michigan) -- In Michigan, just before the 2019 legislative session ended last week, a package of gaming bills, including the Lawful Sports Betting Act, passed the state...

12/15/2019

article Michigan Becomes the 19th State to Legalize and Regulate Sports Betting
(Michigan) -- The USA is becoming more accepting of sports betting as more and more states are finally starting to legalize and regulate it. States like New Jersey, New...

12/14/2019

article Legalized Sports Betting Is Coming To Michigan, Max Bichsel Breaks It Down
(Michigan) -- Michigan’s Legislature voted Wednesday to legalize sports betting and internet gambling. The federal ban was lifted by the Supreme Court in 2018. The bills...
article Michigan almost within touching distance of legal sports wagering
(Michigan) -- Subject to a signature from Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan should soon be able to allow legalized sports betting at the state’s trio of...
article Michigan residents might be able to bet on sports by March Madness, lawmakers say
(Michigan) -- People in Michigan might be able to bet on their favorite basketball teams in time for March Madness if legislation allowing sports betting and online...

12/12/2019

article Michigan residents might be able to bet on sports by March Madness, lawmakers say
(Michigan) -- People in Michigan might be able to bet on their favorite basketball teams in time for March Madness if legislation allowing sports betting and online...
article Michigan to Become 19th Sports Betting State, Approves Regulations
(Michigan) -- With her signature, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) will make the Great Lake State the 19th in America to have approved legal regulations to govern...

12/11/2019

article 4 types of online gambling expected to be legal in Michigan soon
(Michigan) -- Four types of online gambling, including sports betting, could be operating legally in Michigan by March if Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, as expected, signs a...
article Legal internet gaming, sports betting nears final OK in Michigan: What will change
(Michigan) -- Internet gaming and sports betting is soon expected to be legal in Michigan as the Legislature was giving final passage Wednesday to a package of bills....
article Michigan on verge of joining national sports betting movement
(Michigan) -- Michigan took major steps Wednesday toward legalizing sports betting and online gaming, potentially joining a national push to allow and tax wagers on...
article Senate votes to lift ban on political giving by casino interests
(Michigan) -- Casino owners and their suppliers will again be able to make political donations under a bill that is soon expected to land on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's...
article Michigan Legislature Votes to Legalize Online Sports Betting
(Michigan) -- On the final day of the year for the Michigan state Legislature, the Senate voted, 35-3, to pass a bill that includes the legalization of sports betting...

12/10/2019

article Michigan Online Gambling Bill To Pass This Week Under New Agreement
(Michigan) -- Lawmakers in Michigan have reached an agreement with stakeholders to legalize internet gambling, including online poker. According to Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr...
article Michigan poised to legalize online gambling, sports betting
(Michigan) -- Bills legalizing sports betting and online gambling are expected to pass the Michigan legislature with bipartisan support, and could be on the governor...
article Michigan Poised To Legalize Sports Betting After Windy Road
(Michigan) -- Michigan lawmakers moved one big step closer to legalizing sports betting Tuesday morning, when the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee unanimously moved a...
article Michigan Senate panel OKs sports betting, online gambling
(Michigan) -- Michigan would legalize sports betting and internet gambling under bills approved Tuesday by a legislative panel, as lawmakers worked to send the measures...
article Skubick: Sports betting bill could beat the odds this year
(Michigan) -- State lawmakers are putting the finishing touches on legalized sports and Internet gaming which means when it’s Super Bowl time thousands of citizens...
article Senate votes to lift ban on political giving by casino interests
(Michigan) -- Casino owners and their suppliers will again be able to make political donations under a bill that is soon expected to land on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's...

12/9/2019

article Here Comes Michigan Sports Betting: Bill Will Pass This Week
(Michigan) -- Legislation to legalize sports betting, internet gambling, online poker and daily fantasy sports will pass the Michigan state legislature by Wednesday,...
article Michigan nears deal to legalize sports, online gambling
(Michigan) -- The Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are closing in on an agreement to legalize sports betting and internet gambling in Michigan, with final votes...
article BLOG: Michigan Sports Betting Gets New Life
(Michigan) -- Happy Monday, everyone. We’re surging toward the end of 2019 with some surprisingly big happenings for the typically slow holiday season. Last week...

12/8/2019

article Governor and Legislature Close to Deal on Legalized Sports Betting and Online Gambling
(Michigan) -- In this update, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and lawmakers are close to a deal on legalized sports betting. This agreement between the Republican-controlled...
article Michigan nears deal to legalize sports, online gambling
(Michigan) -- The Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are closing in on an agreement to legalize sports betting and internet gambling in Michigan, with final votes...

12/6/2019

article Michigan legislators approve sports betting legalization measure
(Michigan) -- The Michigan House of Representatives reportedly passed a wide-ranging piece of legislation earlier this week that could soon see the Midwestern state...

12/5/2019

article Michigan Pushing Sports Betting To Limit Again
(Michigan) -- If anything came out of Tuesday’s Regulatory Reform Committee meeting in the Michigan Senate it was this: legal sports betting faces the same two...
article Michigan Senator: Sports Betting, Online Casino 'Signed Before Christmas'
(Michigan) -- Michigan residents may have an unexpected present under the tree this Christmas. State Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. tells Legal Sports Report that negotiations...
article Michigan Sports Betting Bid Gets Tribal Support
(Michigan) -- In a signal that supports Michigan’s sports betting bill is gaining steam, the Native American tribes in the state have suggested they approve the...

12/4/2019

article Michigan tribes back sports betting legislation, bill sponsor says
(Michigan) -- Leaders of Michigan's Indian tribes, whose support could be crucial to allowing sports betting in Michigan, are generally on board with legislation...
article Michigan Tribes Ready to Get Behind Sports Betting, Governor Not So Sure
(Michigan) -- Michigan’s tribal operators are broadly supportive of sports betting in the sate – at least according to State Rep. Brandt Iden (R-Oshtemo...

12/2/2019

article Budget battle still looms for Michigan lawmakers as they return from break
(Michigan) -- The Michigan Legislature is returning from its hunting and Thanksgiving break this week, a session recess that’s been a long-standing tradition over...
article Sports betting legislation getting support from Michigan Indian tribes
(Michigan) -- Leaders of Michigan's Indian tribes, whose support could be crucial to allowing sports betting in Michigan, are generally on board with legislation...

11/28/2019

article Legislative leaders share priorities for last few weeks of the year
(Michigan) -- Lawmakers return to Lansing next week. There are three scheduled weeks of session before the end of the year, and legislative leaders are hoping to make...

11/22/2019

article BLOG: Sports betting in talks to become legal in the state
(Michigan) -- In 1992, the Supreme Court ruled all sports betting illegal in most states. In May, they got rid of that law opening the door for a lot of states to...

11/8/2019

article Michigan Inching Toward Legal Online Gambling As Key Players Negotiate
(Michigan) -- Substantive discussions finally are underway to bridge the gap between Michigan casinos and the governor on internet gambling. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer...

11/2/2019

article OP/ED: Land hoarding keeps bucks in Ilitch pockets
(Michigan) -- Last week I attended a dinner at Amnesia, the fine restaurant/lounge atop the Ilitch-owned MotorCity Casino. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer one of the...

11/1/2019

article Michigan sports betting bills pass the House but don’t celebrate just yet
(Michigan) -- Never celebrate before the clock hits zero—especially in The Big House. And even though Michigan sports betting may have the lead, the bills in their...

10/31/2019

article House raises stakes, approves bills to legalize sports betting and internet gaming
(Michigan) -- Bills that would legalize sports betting and internet gaming in Michigan passed the state House on Wednesday despite opposition from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer...
article Michigan House OKs bills to legalize sports betting, online gambling
(Michigan) -- Legislation legalizing sports betting and online gambling in Michigan were approved by the House of Representatives Wednesday, although some still have...
article Michigan Lawmaker On Sports Betting: ‘What Does The Governor’s Office Want?’
(Michigan) -- A day after Michigan’s House Ways and Means Committee easily moved a package of iGaming and sports betting bills onto the House floor, the full House...
article Michigan online gaming and sports betting bill passed by the House
(Michigan) -- The 10-bill package legislation was sent Wednesday to the Senate for future consideration. The governor fears that the increased opportunities for gambling...
article Sports Creek gets conditional horse-racing license, but there’s a to-do list before it reopens
(Michigan) -- The owners of Sports Creek, a shuttered horse racing track that closed five years ago, have been granted a conditional license and permit to reopen next...

10/30/2019

article Michigan House passes sports betting, online gambling bills
(Michigan) -- Sports betting and online gambling would become legal at Michigan casinos under legislation approved Wednesday by the House, though Gov. Gretchen Whitmer...
article Sports betting, internet gaming and gambling approved by House, but face Gov. Whitmer veto
(Michigan) -- The Michigan House of Representatives passed sweeping legislation Wednesday that legalizes sports betting, internet gaming and gambling on fantasy sports,...

10/29/2019

article Michigan Internet, sports betting bills advance through House
(Michigan) -- Facing a possible governor's veto, a House committee has moved legalized sports and Internet betting one step closer to reality. With a host of gaming...
article Michigan Lawmakers Send Sports Betting Bill To House Floor
(Michigan) -- Michigan Representative Brandt Iden got his sports betting and internet gaming package out of the Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday, advancing a bill...
article Michigan Sports Betting Bills Advance Without Governor’s Support
(Michigan) -- Sports betting legislation is moving in Michigan, advancing with a package of gambling bills through the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. The...

10/28/2019

article House chair ready to throw dice on online gaming, sports betting bills
(Michigan) -- A key state House committee chairman plans to push for the legalization of online gaming and sports betting in Michigan after negotiating higher-than-...

10/24/2019

article Skubick: Internet and sports betting backer claims his bill is ready to move
(Michigan) -- The sponsor of legalized Internet and sports betting is predicting passage of his legislation by the end of the year. Republican Rep. Brant Iden is moving...

10/19/2019

article Place Your Bets: Michigan eyes legalized sports betting as other states move to offer wagering on games
(Michigan) -- Had you placed a bet on the Detroit Lions in their one-point loss to the Green Bay Packers last week, you would have lost in a game widely criticized for...

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