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Displaying items by tag: Michigan Gaming Control Board

Monday, 22 November 2021 15:54

Tax revenue from online casinos exceeds $220M as industry maintains growth

Revenue generated by online casino gaming and sports betting has reached new record monthly highs in the state, according to data released by the Michigan Gaming Control Board.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 10 October 2021 18:30

MEDC ‘comfortable’ after steep drop in tribal revenue sharing during pandemic

Officials at the Michigan Economic Development Corp. say they are moving forward after the organization took a multi-million-dollar hit last year as revenue sharing from tribally owned casinos plummeted during pandemic-related shutdowns.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 16 September 2021 15:46

​​Online casino gaming has record month in August as sports betting lags

Online casino gaming and poker play achieved record revenues for statewide operators in August, bringing in $97.2 million during the month, according to figures released Thursday by the Michigan Gaming Control Board.

Published in Economic Development

Monday, 19 July 2021 15:22

Michigan online gaming, sports betting holds steady through June

Online casino gaming and sports betting activity in Michigan continues to crawl through the traditional summer slowdown. 

Published in Economic Development
Monday, 12 July 2021 14:44

Nottawaseppi Huron Band’s FireKeepers launches online casino gaming, sports betting

BATTLE CREEK — FireKeepers Casino Hotel is now the 13th operator in the state to launch online sports betting and casino gaming. 

Published in Economic Development
Friday, 23 April 2021 12:14

Whitmer appoints new executive director of state Gaming Control Board

LANSING — After leading Michigan’s roll out of online sports betting and casino gaming, Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) executive director Richard Kalm is stepping down.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 10:49

Michigan sports betting gets March Madness boost

Internet gaming and online sports betting receipts each increased nearly 20 percent in March over the previous month, continuing steady growth for Michigan’s sector that launched in January.

Published in Economic Development
Tuesday, 16 March 2021 15:23

Michigan emerging as top market for sports betting, online gaming

Another busy stretch of sports betting and online casino gaming in Michigan has put the state among some of the top markets in the country.

Published in Economic Development
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 11:28

Michigan internet gaming, sports betting ‘off to a good start’ with first revenue data

Internet gaming and sports betting operators in Michigan reported $42.7 million in gross revenue for the 10-day period after Jan. 22 when several platforms went live.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 15:49

‘New era’ for Michigan casinos as online sports betting, casino gaming goes live Jan. 22

Online sports betting and casino gaming will go live statewide beginning on Friday at noon.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 03 January 2021 18:20

Let the games begin: Regulators, platforms, consumers gear up as online gaming prepares to launch

Sports bettors and online casino gamers found themselves sitting on the sidelines in Michigan for all of 2020, even when there was a glimmer of hope that the state would launch online gaming before the year was out.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 10 December 2020 16:37

Michigan Gaming Control Board awards provisional licenses for 15 online gaming providers

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has approved provisional licenses for 15 platform providers that will work with commercial and tribal casinos statewide offering both online sports betting and internet gaming services.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 01 December 2020 15:40

Michigan panel agrees to fast-track online casino gaming, sports betting

LANSING — A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers has agreed to fast-track a series of administrative rules that could launch the state’s internet sports gambling and casino gaming before the end of the month.

Published in Economic Development
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 17:01

Bill would jumpstart internet gaming during pandemic to spur revenue

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the state Senate today would allow tribally and commercially owned casinos to launch online gaming months before statewide regulations are expected, as a way to jumpstart lost revenue from the pandemic.

Published in Economic Development