Illegal gambling appears to be the most recent bane in the Michigan online gambling industry. Before casinos and sportsbooks were legalized in the state, many players looked to offshore and underground gambling operators. But two years after the legalization of Michigan online casinos, many illegal companies have refused to cease operations.
In recent reports by the American Gaming Association and the Michigan Gaming Control Board, the extent of the damage done to the state and nationwide gambling industry can best be described as colossal. Below is a detail of how efforts to clampdown illegal gambling have progressed.