Michigan Sports Betting: The Top Sportsbooks in the State

Michigan Sports Betting Quick Facts
Sports Betting StatusLegal
Start DateDecember 11, 2019
Legal Betting Age21
Online/In App BettingYes
Corresponding BillHB 4916
RestrictionsNothing of significance.
Michigan Sports Betting

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Current Michigan Sports Betting Apps

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:

BetMGM Sportsbook

First Bet Offer $1500

Excludes NY, NC, NV and PR | Promo Code: EWBET1 4.9 Stars out of 5.0
MI only. 21+. Please Gamble Responsibly. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-270-7117 for confidential help
DraftKings Sportsbook

Get Up to $300 In Bonus Bets Instantly

New Customers Only 4.9 Stars out of 5.0
MI only. 21+. Please Gamble Responsibly. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-270-7117 for confidential help
FanDuel Sportsbook

Bet $5, Get $150

If Your Team Wins 4.8 Stars out of 5.0
21+ and present in MI. Gambling Problems? Call 1-800-270-7117 for confidential help.
Caesars Sportsbook

Bet Up to $1,000 on Caesars

Win or Get a Bet Credit Back | Promo Code: BV1000 4.8 Stars out of 5.0
MI only. 21+. Please Gamble Responsibly. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-270-7117 for confidential help
BetRivers Sportsbook

$500 Second Chance Bet

Industry Best 1 x Rollover | Promo Code: SPORTS 4.7 Stars out of 5.0
MI only. 21+. Please Gamble Responsibly. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-270-7117 for confidential help

Michigan bettors must be 21+ and present to place wagers in the state. If you or a loved one is experiencing problems with gambling, call Call 1-800-270-7117 for confidential help or visit https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/keep-mi-healthy/mentalhealth/gambling

Complete List of Michigan Casinos and Sportsbooks

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 July 2024—

CasinoSportsbookLaunch DateAddress
Gun Lake CasinoDraftKingsOctober 20201123 129th Ave, Wayland, MI 49348
GreektownBarstoolMarch 2020555 E Lafayette St, Detroit, MI 48226
Leelanau SandsWilliam HillNA2521 N West Bay Shore Dr, Peshawbestown, MI 49682
Little RiverBetRiversJuly 20202700 Orchard Hwy, Manistee, MI 49660
MGM GrandBetMGM3/11/20201777 3rd Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
MotorCityFanDuel3/12/20202901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Northern WatersPointsBetJanuary 2021N5384 US-45, Watersmeet, MI 49969
Odawa CasinoFOX BetJanuary 20211760 Lears Rd, Petoskey, MI 49770
Odawa MackinawFOX BetJanuary 20211080 S Nicolet St, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Turtle CreekWilliam HillCaesars7741 M-72, Williamsburg, MI 49690
Bay MillsDraftKingsJanuary 202111386 W Lakeshore Dr, Brimley, MI 49715
Fire KeepersNA6/22/202011177 E Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49014
Four Winds BuffaloNANA11111 Wilson Rd, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Four Winds HartfordNANA68600 Red Arrow Hwy, Hartford, MI 49057
Four Winds DowagiacNANA58700 Michigan 51 South, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Kewadin Casino – ChristmasWynnBetJanuary 2021N7761 Candy Cane Ln, Christmas, MI 49862
Kewadin Casino – HesselWynnBetJanuary 2021N 3 Mile Rd, Hessel, MI 49745
Kewadin Casino – ManistiqueWynnBetJanuary 20215630 W, US-2, Manistique, MI 49854
Kewadin Casino – Sault Ste. MarieWynnBetJanuary 20212186 Shunk Rd, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Kewadin Casino – St. IgnaceWynnBetJanuary 20213015 Mackinac Trail, St Ignace, MI 49781
Kings Club CasinoNANA12140 W Lakeshore Dr, Brimley, MI 49715
Island Resort & CasinoBetAmericaSeptember 2020W 399 US-2, Harris, MI 49845
Ojibwa Casino – BaragaGolden NuggetJanuary 202116449 Michigan Ave, Baraga, MI 49908
Ojibwa Casino – MarquetteGolden NuggetJanuary 202116449 Michigan Ave, Baraga, MI 49908
Saganing Eagles LandingNANA2690 Worth Rd, Standish, MI 48658
Soaring EagleNANA6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858

If you haven’t noticed, that’s a lot.  We’ll keep this list updated so you have the latest on the sports betting industry in Michigan.

Michigan Sports Betting FAQs

Michigan Sports Betting FAQs

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.

Is sports betting legal in Michigan?

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.

Is mobile sports betting legal in Michigan?

Yes, mobile sports betting went live in Michigan on January 22, 2021.

What are the laws surrounding MI sports betting?

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.

What is the legal age to bet on sports in Michigan?

The legal gambling age for the state of Michigan is 21.

How are deposits and withdrawals handled through mobile sportsbooks?

The methods for deposits and withdrawals include Visa/Mastercard, checking account, debit card, PayPal, Western Union, and more.

What sports can you bet on in Michigan?

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.

Chris Lollis

Chief Content Officer

Chris Lollis is the founder and senior editor at Hello Rookie. He has over a decade of experience in the sports betting industry and has covered everything from the PASPA repeal to every state launch since. Chris currently contributes guides, reviews, and betting tips at Hello Rookie.