Michigan Sports Betting
Editor’s note: As of Jan. 18, 2021
Michigan has a Green Light for sports betting with the first in-person bets taking place in March, 2020. Mobile betting is expected to be in place by January, 2021.
The Covid-19 pandemic has without a doubt accelerated the push to get all the betting apps online as the desire to limit large crowds is clear for all to see.
The following sportsbooks have already partnered with land-based casinos in the state:
Is sports betting currently legal in the state?
Barstool Sportsbook are partnered with the Greektown Casino
BetMGM are partnered with the MGM Grand Detroit
DraftKings are partnered with the Bay Mills Indian Community
FanDuel are partnered with the MotorCity Casino
FOX Bet are partnered with the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
PointsBet are partnered with the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
William Hill are partnered with the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
When did Michigan start accepting bets?
What is the legal age to bet on sports in Michigan?
21 years old.
What restrictions are there on sports betting in Michigan … is online wagering allowed?
There are no current restrictions beyond being within the State lines.
What about horse racing?
Operators that include Bet America, TVG, Twinspires, and AM Wager are legally allowed to operate online in the state for you to open an account and place pari-mutuel wagers.