Industry News of the Day for October 31, 2019

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  • Gambling Compliance, 10.31.19 – Michigan Sports Betting And Online Gaming Bills Clear House, Governor Still Opposed (subscription paywall)
    • The Michigan House of Representatives passed a package of gaming bills on Wednesday that would legalize sports betting and online casino gaming, but the bills still have yet to earn the support of Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
  • Associated Press, 10.30.19 – Michigan House Passes Sports Betting, Online Gambling Bills
    • Sports betting and online gambling would become legal at Michigan casinos under legislation approved Wednesday by the House, though Gov. Gretchen Whitmer continues to have concerns that the expansion could syphon revenue from the state’s iLottery.
  • Online Poker Report, 10.30.19 – Michigan House Passes Online Gambling Package With Slots, Higher Taxes Included
    • Before advancing the Lawful Internet Gaming Act through the Michigan House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday, Rep. Brandt Iden added a tiered tax structure that would reach as high as 26.25% for commercial casinos. The full House of Representatives passed the bill by a 63-45 vote on Wednesday afternoon.


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