Calls To Michigan Gambling Helpline Spiked In FebruaryCalls to Michigan’s helpline for people struggling with gambling addiction spiked early this year, and researchers believe the timing is linked to the start of online gambling.
Michigan Matters: Online Sports Betting, Gambling Takes State by StormSenior Producer/Host Carol Cain talks with Richard Kalm, Executive Director of the Michigan Gaming Control Board, about legalized online sports betting and gambling which is new to our state; Matt Schoch, a journalist who covers the industry for PlayMichigan, and Elisa Richardson, spokeswoman for BetMGM.
Michigan Nears Launch Of Online Sports Betting, Other GamesMichigan casinos could launch online sports betting and gambling games in December once state lawmakers waive the remaining time they have to review proposed licensing rules.
With Sports On Hold, NFL Draft Gives Gamblers Something To Gamble OnFor those who haven't mastered the odds of Belarussian soccer or Russian table tennis, this week's NFL draft gives U.S. gamblers their first opportunity in weeks to bet on an event about which they actually know something.
Michigan House Approves Online Gambling BillLawmakers voted 68-40 Tuesday night for two main bills to create a Lawful Internet Gaming Act that would regulate online versions of licensed casino games.
Supreme Court Has Ruled that States Can Legalize Sports BettingThe Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports.
Big Money Bets Roll In Late On Floyd MayweatherThe big money continued rolling in just before fight time at this city's sports books, with several million-dollar bets on Floyd Mayweather Jr. to beat Conor McGregor.
Top 7 Most Lavish Casinos Around The WorldAn introduction to seven of the most lavish casinos in the world for the ultimate gaming experience
As Daily Fantasy Eschews 'Gambling' Label, Scrutiny GrowsStock market traders and chess players — that's who's playing DraftKings, according to CEO Jason Robins, who told a crowd of casino executives last week in Las Vegas that fewer than 15 percent of the players on his site make wagers in traditional sports books.
Insufficient Funds Force Hazel Park Raceway To Cut Season ShortThe Michigan Gaming Control Board is currently investigating why the raceway did not fulfill its obligations under the law.
Siblings In Motor City Casino Cheating Case Roll Snake Eyes At Appeals CourtJames Countryman was working as a dealer in 2012 when his sister, India Countryman, suddenly won $4,700.
Michigan Charity Poker Events To Face Stricter RulesRichard Kalm, executive director of the Gaming Control Board, said the decision will ensure the "integrity of gaming and the future of millionaire parties as a fundraising option for charities."
Bills Would Codify Emergency Rules For Charity Poker RoomsNew legislation would let charitable gambling events continue in Michigan once emergency rules expire this summer.
Click For Big Bucks! You Can Now Play Lottery Games Online In MichiganPlayers can link their lottery account directly to a debit card, credit card or bank account to deposit funds for playing online.
Thoroughbred Horse Racing Makes Its Return To Hazel ParkStoman said "back in the day" Hazel Park Raceway would have a million dollars in "live handle" -- bets on local races.