Groups wanting to stop the spread of casinos in Michigan say they’ll file a lawsuit to try to halt a fall referendum that would allow more gambling halls.
A group behind a push to bring new casinos to Michigan has turned in petitions to get the measure on the November ballot.
State lawmakers are taking steps to try to revive the struggling horse racing industry in Michigan.
Two rival groups want to open a combined 15 new casinos in the state. They hope to ask voters for approval in November, but they first must collect nearly 323,000 voter signatures just to make the ballot.
The Michigan Board Of Canvassers has approved petition language asking voters to say “yes” to eight new casinos in the state.
Michiganders may soon have an opportunity to vote on whether they’d like eight more casinos to be built throughout the state.
Winning spirits abound in several casino bars and clubs near Detroit. Among the best are Amnesia at the Motor City Casino, V Nightclub at the MGM Grand Detroit, The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor and O Zone at the Odawa Casino Resort.
The Supreme Court will decide whether a lawsuit attempting to shut down a new tribal casino in southwestern Michigan can move forward.
The Detroit Casino Council told WWJ Newsradio 950 that the tentative deal was reached Wednesday and a ratification vote could come as early as Friday.
Welfare recipients would not be able to use their state-issued debit cards to draw cash from casino ATMs or buy lottery tickets, alcohol and tobacco under new legislation.