Is it legal to gamble online in Michigan?
Michigan recently legalized different types of online gambling. Specifically, the state legalized online poker, sports betting, casino-style games, and even fantasy sports contests. Michigan also recently authorized online betting for horse racing. The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) regulates online gambling.
How do I place a sports bet in Michigan?
You can bet on sports in Michigan in two ways.
- The first is by visiting a Michigan sportsbook at one of Detroit’s three commercial casinos or one of 23 tribal casinos across the state.
- The second is online with your mobile device or computer through a legal Michigan sports betting app or website.
Is DraftKings available in Michigan?
Fully licensed, DraftKings Casino is regulated by the Michigan Gaming Control Board. DraftKings Casino is available in Michigan through the DraftKings Casino app and the DraftKings Casino website.
Is FanDuel legal in Michigan?
Yes, FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Michigan. They only have a retail location, and it is located at MotorCity Casino in Detroit. They launched in March 2020 and have been one of the biggest players in the state. FanDuel expanded its online market in Michigan in January of 2021 when online sports betting began.
What is illegal gambling in Michigan?
The general definition of illegal gambling in Michigan is extensive. It covers “accepting money or a valuable thing contingent upon result of a game, race, contest, or happening of uncertain event.” Thus, playing on offshore sites is a risky proposition, especially if you’re a high-roller.
Can I play real money poker online in Michigan?
Yes. Online poker is legal under Michigan law. The Michigan Gaming Control Board has approved two poker sites in the state so far. BetMGM Poker MI and PokerStars Michigan both operate as legal, state-regulated online poker sites.
Can you legally bet on sports in Michigan?
That changed in December 2019 when Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed sports betting into law. The law allows for mobile sports betting as well as at the physical commercial and tribal casinos throughout the state. Online gaming was also legalized.
Can I bet on DraftKings sportsbook in Michigan?
DraftKings Sportsbook is available in Michigan through the DraftKings Sportsbook app and DraftKings Sportsbook website and offers dozens of American and international sports for users to bet on.
What is a risk free bet?
A Risk Free Bet allows you to place a bet with your own funds and insures your bet. If your bet wins (go you!), the bet will be settled and the winnings credited as usual.
Is DK sportsbook legal in Michigan?
Mobile sports betting is now live in the state of Michigan. Download DraftKings Sportsbook to place a bet today. Check out our Michigan Sports Betting page to learn more.