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AGA Statement on Michigan Legalizing Sports Betting

Michigan Becomes the 21st U.S. Jurisdiction to Authorize Legal Sports Betting
Press Release
December 20, 2019

The American Gaming Association released the following statement after Gov. Whitmer signed a bill to legalize sports betting in Michigan:

“With Gov. Whitmer’s signature, twenty states plus DC have now legalized sports betting in the United States, capping off a tremendous year of growth,” said Bill Miller, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association. “These new markets offer more Americans a safe, legal way to wager on sports while positively impacting communities, like in Michigan, where revenue from sports betting will generate needed resources for public education, first responders, and, importantly, responsible gaming.”


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