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Freedom of Information (FOIA) Request



Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Process for Michigan Gaming Control Board

Michigan's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), MCL 15.231 et seq, provides that certain persons can receive copies or make inspections of most public records of public bodies upon written request. The person must sufficiently describe the records he or she seeks. The public body may charge a fee to cover the cost of complying with a person's FOIA request.

FOIA requests directed to this agency can be sent by email, mail or fax to:

Michigan Gaming Control Board
Records Section, FOIA Coordinator
3062 West Grand Blvd., L-700
Detroit, MI 48202-6062


Fax: Fax: (313) 456-3405

Requests must include your name, phone number, mailing address, and email address.

View the MGCB’s written FOIA Procedures and Guidelines

View a written public summary of the MGCB’s FOIA Procedures and Guidelines

Executive Directive 2019-11, which took effect on March 10, 2019, provides that each department or autonomous agency subject to constitutional supervision by the Governor that is required to designate a Freedom of Information Act Coordinator also is required to designate a separate individual as Transparency Liaison. In compliance with the Executive Directive, the MGCB has designated a Transparency Liaison, who is required to do all of the following:

  • Assist members of the public seeking a public record from the Agency in navigating the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, or other law applicable to public records.
  • Make recommendations to the Agency for compliance with the Executive Directive.
  • Advocate for the disclosure of public records quickly and in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Advocate for transparency and procedures that encourage public participation in public meetings.
  • Consult with the Agency’s Freedom of Information Act Coordinator regarding compliance with the Executive Directive and the Freedom of Information Act.
  • Recommend changes to the Agency’s Procedures and Guidelines and Written Public Summary of the Procedures and Guidelines under the Freedom of Information Act.

    If you have questions about, or seek assistance with, the filing of a FOIA request, the MGCB’s FOIA request process, participating in the MGCB's public meetings, or another open government issue, please contact the MGCB's Transparency Liaison by phone or email at:

    Executive Administrator Tina Griffiths
    MGCB Transparency Liaison
    Phone: (313) 456-0177