- On December 24, tribal casinos and online sportsbooks in Michigan will receive licenses to operate.
- FanDuel and Barstool are among the first to enter the Michigan online gaming market.
- We find out what are best sports betting apps for players in Michigan.
Sports betting is close to getting it’s official launch in Michigan. The lawmakers are finalizing the proposed licensing rules. This comes a year after online gambling and betting on sports was legalized in the state.
It was a testing period, as the lawmakers could have rejected the expedited waiting period. Although their appearance on Tuesday’s committee meeting agenda was a positive one, that legislators would give the regulations their final approval and send them to the Michigan Gaming Control Board.
This news will relieve Michigan bettors. Some of which have been traveling to neighbouring states like Indiana to place their bets. As the US legalizes sports betting state by state.
“Everybody wants to get this thing going,” Lucido, of Macomb County’s Shelby Township, told The Detroit Press. “This is something that’s long overdue at this point. It’s being done in other states. We’re losing opportunity costs.”
With that, many casinos across the states in particular in Detroit will be reopening. As the US will rely heavily on legalized sports betting to help the economy bounce back in 2021. Players who want to take advantage of this news, can browse through these Michigan sports betting apps, to find one that suits your needs.
Top 5 Sports Betting Apps for Michigan Players
- FanDuel Sportsbook App
- DraftKings Sportsbook App
- William Hill App
- BetRivers App
- PointsBet App
It’s important to note, that in order to place a mobile sports bet, you must be physically located within state lines and verify your geo-location via wifi.
To receive free bets players can now sign-up on FanDuel Sportsbook. Mobile betting in Michigan has been fast-tracked and the hope is to have mobile apps launched before the end of 2020.
Early Positive Signs Michigan Sports Betting Market
Considering the size of the Michigan market, we expect the largest players in the industry to enter the market as soon as they are able.
All the leading sports betting brands such as DraftKings, FanDuel, Barstool Sports, William Hill, PointsBet & BetMGM are all anticipated to go online soon. With many already inking partnership deals with NBA franchises such as The Detroit Pistons & DraftKings & FanDuel deal.
Earlier this year Casino giant Penn National Gaming bought Barstool Sports for $450 million, which transformed the media company to a sports betting company.
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