Online Poker

Legal Gambling



Newsletter

888 Poker

Michigan Is Taking Another Stab At Online Poker

03/13/2019

The states are coming to their senses one at a time and allowing for online poker to finally be available to their residents. It is sad that it has taken as long as it has to reach this point, but we should at least be thankful that they are finally getting there. Michigan is the latest state that is giving proponents of online gambling a lot of hope. 

The state known in previous years for its auto industry is trying to re-invent itself. Years of decline in manufacturing have left the state without as many resources as it once had. Allowing for online gambling may be one way to raise some much needed cash for the state treasury. 

The legislature in Michigan attempting to approve an online gambling bill last year only to see it fall flat on its face when it was vetoed by Republican Governor Snyder. It wasn't so much a lack of will to get it done, but rather a re-stacking of priorities that pushed this bill to the back burner. The good news for fans of online poker is that the fight in Michigan is far from done. The state is going to give it another try in this legislative session. 

The state has a new Democratic Governor now who seems much more open to signing into law the bill that would allow for online poker legalization in Michigan. It is expected that the legislation will be identical to the bill that had been vetoed by the previous Governor. The other expectation that we have right now for this legislation is that it could come up before the legislature as soon as this month. 

The bill intends to create a brand new regulatory framework to make it easier for the state to manage the affairs of the business of online gambling. Basically, the state wants to make sure that it has a firm grip on what is going on with online gambling within the state. Every state that has legalized online poker up to this point has included plenty of regulatory language in the bills in order to ensure that the games are kept on the up and up. Players appreciate this because it allows them to play in games that they know are fair. The state appreciates it because they can tax those poker games and earn money for the state treasury to use as it sees fit. Everyone wins, and Michigan is moving closer to becoming yet another state to do exactly that.

 
>> All legal poker news in USA   >> Michigan Online Gambling News
 

Online Poker News in USA

07/05/2019 Pennsylvania Still Waiting for Online Poker
Pennsylvania has taken one of the most progressive approaches to legalized online gambling in the United States. Lawmakers in Pennsylvania have approved online casino games, sports betting, and poker. Casino gambling and sp... Read more

Legal Gambling USA
05/31/2019 The Master Is Here To Teach Us Some Poker
The poker world often turns to some of its most successful stars when seeking advice for how to play the game well. At this point most of the public knows that poker is a game of skill rather than luck. The more that you bu... Read more

Legal Gambling USA
05/27/2019 The Nevada Gaming Commission grants GVC Holdings a license for its PartyPoker brand
GVC Holdings, a giant online gambling platform, recently received approval to operate in the state of Nevada. They will have a limited gaming license. The Nevada Gaming Commission gave their approval for this new setup. The... Read more

PartyPoker
04/26/2019 Online Gambling Legal in Florida in 2019?
When it comes to live poker offerings, Florida stands out as one of the most energetic and fun states to play in. You have poker rooms across the state that offer you plenty of live action. Unfortunately, the realm of the o... Read more

Legal Gambling USA
04/12/2019 PartyPoker's Fraud Team Proving Effective
Unlike other online gambling options, online poker posses some risk of cheating by participants. With so much money on the line, cheaters are always going to look for ways to gain unfair advantages. The detection of chea... Read more

PartyPoker
>> All poker websites news in USA
 

  Home > Online Poker > Online Poker News in USA > Michigan Is Taking Another Stab At Online Poker