Michigan Pressures Department of Justice to Impose Stiff Measures Against Illegal GamblingBy: Jessica Aletor
The Michigan Gaming Control Board and six other states have written a letter to the Attorney General of the US, seeking a collaboration with federal authorities to curb illegal offshore gambling in the country.
Investment Partners and Kewadin Casinos Settle After Months of LitigationBy: Jessica Aletor
Kewadin Casinos and its investment partners have agreed to a settlement which reduces the default judgment sum issued against the Kewadin Casinos Gaming Authority and Sault Ste Marie Tribe. Simultaneously, Kewadin Casinos has filed a malpractice claim against its ex-counsel.
Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians Fail to Meet Condition for Federal RecognitionBy: Jessica Aletor
The Department of Interior has rejected a 29-year-old application to grant Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians federal tribe status. According to the DOI, the tribe failed to meet one of seven important requirements for the recognition.
AGA, MGCB Recount Loses to Illegal Gambling, Kick Against Offshore OperationsBy: Jessica Aletor
According to recent data revealed by the American Gaming Association, $510 billion was lost to illegal gambling in 2022. This year, the AGA and the MCGB are looking to clampdown on perpetrators, with several raids and arrests already conducted.
Detroit Casinos Start 2023 with $103 Million January RevenueBy: Jessica Aletor
Detroit retail casinos' $103.4 million January improvement is a sign of both an improvement from January 2022 and a decline from last month’s revenue. Retail sportsbooks, on the other hand, struggled through a decline in total handle and revenue in January 2023.
Michigan Senate Bill to Fight Gambling Addiction Through EducationBy: Jessica Aletor
In line with the MGCB’s campaign for responsible gambling among school students, a bipartisan bill was introduced to the Michigan Senate. The bill will mandate the Department of Education to develop a program of instruction on gambling education.
Greektown Casino Escapes Liability for Negligence After Stabbing IncidentBy: Jessica Aletor
Two men were stabbed after an altercation in front of Greektown casino back in 2018. The Appeals Court in Michigan held that the casino was not liable for negligence, and this ruling may change the way we’ve known casino security.
Kewadin Casinos Gaming Authority to Pay Heavy Fine Over Failed Casino PlansBy: Jessica Aletor
A court sitting in Ingham County, Michigan has ruled that Kewadin Casinos Gaming Authority, owned by the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is to pay two investment groups $88.88 million as damages for breach of contract and fraudulent misrepresentation.