Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Michigan?

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Ace King
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The state of Michigan came close to allowing online poker rooms to be based within its borders but the outgoing Governor vetoed a bill in the waning hours of 2018.  Residents here can still play at internationally licensed Web card rooms like Americas Cardroom.


Michigan lawmakers are anxious to take up the issue of legal Internet poker once again with a new Governor who seems to be supportive of both the Web poker and sports betting sectors operating from within the state.

Michigan law does not specifically prohibit the use of Internet to violate its gambling laws, but state officials would certainly like to reap the benefits from taxation and licensing fees.

The state already embraces live poker rooms as seen below.

    300 Bowl - Waterford (Waterford, MI)
    5 Star Charity Poker Room (Sterling Heights, MI)
    American Poker Room (Shelby, MI)
    Bay Mills Resort & Casino (Brimley, MI)
    Burton Eagles Poker Room (Burton, MI)
    Ciccarelli's Sports Bar (Utica, MI)
    FireKeepers Casino (Battle Creek, MI)
    Greektown Casino (Detroit, MI)
    Gun Lake Casino (Wayland, MI)
    Huron Poker Room (Oscoda, MI)
    Island Casino (Harris, MI)
    Joey Armadillo's (Niles, MI)
    Kewadin Casino Sault Ste. Marie (Sault Sainte Marie, MI)
    Krazy Kopz at Vision Lanes (Westland, MI)
    Langan's All Star Poker Room (Walled Lake, MI)
    Legends Poker Place of Metamora (Metamora, MI)
    Live Action Poker Room at Boomers (Allen Park, MI)
    Malarkey’s Poker Room (Westland, MI)
    MGM Grand Detroit (Detroit, MI)
    Momo's Poker Room (Taylor, MI)
    Motor City Casino (Detroit, MI)
    Odawa Casino (Petoskey, MI)
    Ojibwa Casino Baraga (Baraga, MI)
    Ojibwa Casino Marquette (Marquette, MI)
    One Eyed Jacks Poker Lounge (Utica, MI)
    Owosso Poker Room (Owosso, MI)
    Players Golf & Event Center (Livonia, MI)
    Prime Time Poker at 59 West (Highland, MI)
    Rosemack Poker Room (Roseville, MI)
    Roundtree Poker Room (Ypsilanti, MI)
    Shark Club Waterford (Waterford, MI)
    Soaring Eagle Casino (Mt. Pleasant, MI)
    The Event Spot Poker Room (Lansing, MI)
    Thompson Poker Room (Ypsilanti, MI)
    Turtle Creek Casino (Williamsburg, MI)
    Wayne Bowl Charity Poker (Wayne, MI)
    Winning Hand Poker (Trenton, MI)
    Wintergarden Poker Room Chesterfield (New Baltimore, MI)
    Wintergarden Poker Room Livonia (Livonia, MI)

- Ace King,

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