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David Murley

Deputy Director of Online Gaming & Legal Affairs

David Murley joined the Michigan Gaming Control Board in July 2014. He currently serves as Deputy Director and oversees the Online Gaming and Legal Affairs Division.  In that capacity, he oversees the audit and regulation of I-gaming, including internet sports betting, internet casino gaming, and fantasy contests.  He also oversees the horse racing section.

Prior to joining the MGCB, Mr. Murley served as Deputy Legal Counsel to Governor Rick Snyder, where he served as his gaming advisor and tribal liaison. In that capacity, he worked on launching the Internet Lottery, helped better regulate millionaire party games, and negotiated tribal compacts on behalf of the state.

Mr. Murley served as the Republican Legal Counsel to the Michigan House of Representatives from 2005-2010, where he handled several legal and policy matters. From 1999-2005, he worked as an attorney for the Michigan Department of State’s Compliance and Rules Division and helped administer laws related to elections, lobbying, and auto repair shop licensing. He began his career with the state in 1997, when he joined the Office of Regulatory Reform and provided advice on administrative law matters.

A graduate of Michigan State University and Georgetown University Law Center, Mr. Murley resides in Okemos. He is a graduate of the Michigan Political Leadership Program and is the former President of the Michigan Political History Society.