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Is sports betting legal? 


The final bill was passed in December 2019, legalizing mobile and retail betting in the state as well as online casino and poker. Betting went live in March 2020 with retail being rolled out first and online went live in January 2021

Regulator details

Michigan Gaming Control Board

3062 West Grand Boulevard, Suite L-700

Detroit, MI 48202-6062


Executive director: Henry Williams

Is sports betting permitted online?

Yes, mobile betting was legalized in December 2019.

Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?

Not currently, but a bill was introduced in 2017.

What legislation, if any, is currently pending?


What type of licenses are available?

The MGCB issues licenses to platform providers offering services and equipment to facilitate processing of wagers on behalf of a commercial casino or tribe. The agency also will license other types of suppliers to the tribes who support online sports betting and casino-style gambling.

How many skins are permitted per license?


How do you apply for a license?

Via the Michigan Gaming Control Board:,4620,7-351-97573_99843-528168–,00.html

What are the integrity fees?


What is the current tax rate?

8.40% on commercial land-based and tribal sportsbooks
9.65% on commercial online sportsbooks

Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?

Yes, available here:,4620,7-351-79256-231582–,00.html