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Michigan internet gaming and sports betting operators report combined $145.28 million in February total gross receipts
March 17, 2022
Detroit, March 17, 2022 - Michigan commercial and tribal internet casino gaming and sports betting operators reported a combined $145.28 million total gross internet gaming receipts and gross sports betting receipts in February. Receipts fell 6.8% when compared with January results.
February internet gaming gross receipts were a Michigan record $122.78 million, exceeding the previous record of $121.8 million set in December 2021. Gross sports betting receipts totaled $22.5 million
Combined total adjusted gross receipts of $106.61 million were reported for the month, including $110.56 million from internet casino gaming and a $3.95 million loss for internet sports betting. Monthly internet gaming adjusted gross receipts were 1.3% higher than in January.
Total handle at $398.4 million fell 19.8% compared with January numbers.
The operators submitted $22 million in taxes and payments to the State of Michigan during January including:
- Internet gaming taxes and fees: $21.6 million
- Internet sports betting taxes and fees: $360,354
The three Detroit casinos reported paying the City of Detroit $6.2 million in wagering taxes and municipal services fees during February including:
- Internet gaming taxes and fees: $6 million
- Internet sports betting taxes and fees: $221,194
Tribal operators reported making $2.3 million in payments to governing bodies.
Compared with February 2021 results, monthly internet gaming adjusted gross receipts were up 47% and internet sports betting adjusted gross receipts rose 63.4%.
For the first two months of 2022, internet gaming adjusted gross receipts totaled $219.7 million, and aggregate internet sports betting adjusted gross sports betting receipts were $15.2 million.
An online gaming and sports betting revenue distribution table is available on the agency’s website.
During February, 14 operators were authorized for both forms of online wagering. Details for each operator’s internet gaming and internet sports betting results are available in tables published on the MGCB website.
Gambling in any form is for entertainment purposes only. If someone has a gambling problem, please call the state's 24-hour, toll-free helpline at 1-800-270-7117 or the MGCB's responsible gaming section at 1-888-223-3044. You also may visit the MGCB website at www.michigan.gov/mgcb for information on self-exclusion programs including the Disassociated Persons List and the Internet Gaming and Sports Betting Responsible Gaming Database.
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