Launch of online poker in Michigan likely delayed until 2021

The chances of legal online poker launching in the state of Michigan before the end of the 2020 are looking bleak. Reports in late September estimated a November launch for online poker in Michigan after legislators attempted to fast-track the … [Read more...]

Michigan online poker launching in November?

It looks like Michigan online poker launching before the end of the year will happen, bringing the regulated US poker site action that state's players have craved for so long.  In December, 2019 when Michigan legalized online poker and other … [Read more...]

Michigan interstate poker bill in hearings

A hearing was held in Michigan this week to consider a bill that would allow Michigan to take part in interstate online poker compacts. When Michigan passed a gambling expansion bill last year that legalized online poker, online casinos and sports … [Read more...]

Michigan online poker getting closer to reality

When online poker was legalized in Michigan in late 2019, the projected launch date was early 2021. But after the COVID-19 pandemic crushed brick and mortar gambling revenues in the state over the last few months, that timeline has been moved up. … [Read more...]

PokerStars Michigan partner signed in Indian Gaming Authority

Just two weeks after online poker was made legal in Michigan, the first partnership between an operator and a potential licensee has been signed. Getting into the poker liquidity pool first in Michigan is The Stars Group. It follows an … [Read more...]

Michigan online gambling bill takes first steps

The incredibly slow grind to making Michigan online gambling legal passed its first hurdles earlier this week. House Bill 4311, dubbed the Lawful Internet Gaming Act advanced through the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday after a 10-1 vote. … [Read more...]

Wire Act hearing set for April 11

The next chapter of the Wire Act saga - and with it the future of US poker sites online - begins on April 11 with a Wire Act hearing. Arguments begin in the lawsuit as many states protest the Department of Justice (DOJ) and their new opinion on … [Read more...]