There is no shortage of sportsbooks for Michigan bettors to choose from. Here are our favorite apps for 2023 and the current bonus offer for each option:
In December of 2019, Michigan became the 20th state in the US to legalize sports betting. The state outlined a detailed timetable to launch brick-and-mortar sportsbooks as well as online sportsbooks. Find all of the details around the MI sports betting bill here.
|Start Date||December 11, 2019|
|Legal Age to Bet||21|
|Online/In App Betting||Yes|
|Projected Online Start||Started January 22, 2021|
|Maximum Bet||No Limit|
|Corresponding Bill||HB 4916|
Michigan offers more in person and online betting options than just about any state in the U.S. Wherever you are in the state, chances you are never far from a sportsbook or casino. Here is the complete list of Michigan casinos and sportsbook locations as of March 2023—
|Gun Lake Casino||DraftKings||October 2020||1123 129th Ave, Wayland, MI 49348|
|Greektown||Barstool||March 2020||555 E Lafayette St, Detroit, MI 48226|
|Leelanau Sands||William Hill||NA||2521 N West Bay Shore Dr, Peshawbestown, MI 49682|
|Little River||BetRivers||July 2020||2700 Orchard Hwy, Manistee, MI 49660|
|MGM Grand||BetMGM||3/11/2020||1777 3rd Ave, Detroit, MI 48226|
|MotorCity||FanDuel||3/12/2020||2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48201|
|Northern Waters||PointsBet||January 2021||N5384 US-45, Watersmeet, MI 49969|
|Odawa Casino||FOX Bet||January 2021||1760 Lears Rd, Petoskey, MI 49770|
|Odawa Mackinaw||FOX Bet||January 2021||1080 S Nicolet St, Mackinaw City, MI 49701|
|Turtle Creek||William Hill||Caesars||7741 M-72, Williamsburg, MI 49690|
|Bay Mills||DraftKings||January 2021||11386 W Lakeshore Dr, Brimley, MI 49715|
|Fire Keepers||NA||6/22/2020||11177 E Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49014|
|Four Winds Buffalo||NA||NA||11111 Wilson Rd, New Buffalo, MI 49117|
|Four Winds Hartford||NA||NA||68600 Red Arrow Hwy, Hartford, MI 49057|
|Four Winds Dowagiac||NA||NA||58700 Michigan 51 South, Dowagiac, MI 49047|
|Kewadin Casino – Christmas||WynnBet||January 2021||N7761 Candy Cane Ln, Christmas, MI 49862|
|Kewadin Casino – Hessel||WynnBet||January 2021||N 3 Mile Rd, Hessel, MI 49745|
|Kewadin Casino – Manistique||WynnBet||January 2021||5630 W, US-2, Manistique, MI 49854|
|Kewadin Casino – Sault Ste. Marie||WynnBet||January 2021||2186 Shunk Rd, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783|
|Kewadin Casino – St. Ignace||WynnBet||January 2021||3015 Mackinac Trail, St Ignace, MI 49781|
|Kings Club Casino||NA||NA||12140 W Lakeshore Dr, Brimley, MI 49715|
|Island Resort & Casino||BetAmerica||September 2020||W 399 US-2, Harris, MI 49845|
|Ojibwa Casino – Baraga||Golden Nugget||January 2021||16449 Michigan Ave, Baraga, MI 49908|
|Ojibwa Casino – Marquette||Golden Nugget||January 2021||16449 Michigan Ave, Baraga, MI 49908|
|Saganing Eagles Landing||NA||NA||2690 Worth Rd, Standish, MI 48658|
|Soaring Eagle||NA||NA||6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858|
Given the current state of sports betting in Michigan, it should come as no surprise that we get loads of questions surrounding the state’s policies. The first bets in the state were placed in March of 2020, and the market has grown steadily ever since. In 2021, the total sports betting handle in Michigan was $3.7 billion. The crazy thing is there is much more room for growth in 2023.
The questions we receive most about sports betting in Michigan are related to the online sportsbooks currently operating in the state, and which apps are the best options for new bettors. Find answers to these questions and more in the FAQ section below.
Yes, sports betting has been legal in the state of Michigan since December 11, 2019. The first bets were placed in the state of MI in March of 2020.
Yes, mobile sports betting went live in Michigan on January 22, 2021.
Legal sports betting is a huge revenue driver for a state that desperately needs it. An operator (sportsbook) pays a $50,000 application fee, $100,000 license fee, and then a $50,000 annual renewal fee. Operators will also be taxed 8.4% on revenue and casinos/sportsbooks located in Detroit will pay an additional 1.25% to the city.
The legal gambling age for the state of Michigan is 21.
The methods for deposits and withdrawals include Visa/Mastercard, checking account, debit card, PayPal, Western Union, and more.
Michigan sportsbooks will be allowed to accept bets on any sport and any team. This includes all major professional sports, as well as college sports. Michigan’s universities and pro sports teams are also eligible to be bet on in the state.