Michigan online sportsbooks set to launch by mid-January, MGCB says – Fox17

WAYLAND, Mich. — Sports fans across the state of Michigan were extremely excited to see sports betting legalized but the online portion is still waiting to be launched.

“The story is yet to be told as far as how big the market is here in Michigan, but we’re confident,” said Jose Flores, Gun Lake Casino vice president and general manager.

Online sportsbooks expected to launch next week

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In the next week or two, Michiganders will be able to bet on college football and basketball and any professional sport with the click of a button on their phone.

“Anytime between the 12th and 19th this month,” said Michigan Gaming Control Board executive director, Richard Kalm on the expected green light date for the books to launch, “we will know who’s going to launch. Then, it’ll take them a few days to do their testing and make sure everything works before they do a go live.”