Michigan Drops Data Restriction From Final Sports-Betting Rules

  • Michigan Gaming Control Board submits final rules to joint legislative committee
  • MGCB remove¬†provision prohibiting data collected in violation of event or website terms of service
  • Online sports betting could launch as early as November

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has submitted final sports betting and online gaming rules to a joint legislative committee for approval after removing a unique provision governing permitted data sources.

Michigan is one of four states to require operators to use official league data to settle in-play wagers, but draft rules proposed by the MGCB this summer would have been even more restrictive on the types of data operators could utilize.

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