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Michigan internet gaming, sports betting operators report $195.7 million in April revenue
May 16, 2023
DETROIT, May 16, 2023 — Michigan commercial and tribal operators reported a combined $195.7 million total internet gaming gross receipts and gross sports betting receipts in April. Gross receipts decreased 9.6% compared to March results.
April internet gaming gross receipts totaled $159.4 million and gross sports betting receipts totaled $36.3 million. In March 2023, internet gaming gross receipts were a record-setting $171.8 million, and gross sports betting receipts were $44.6 million.
Combined total internet gaming and internet sports betting adjusted gross receipts were $167.9 million, including $143.4 million from internet gaming and $24.5 million from internet sports betting in April 2023. These figures are 7.3% and 22.0% decreases compared to March 2023, but are 20.2% and 46.8% increases, respectively, compared to April 2022 reported revenues.
Total internet sports betting handle at $322.8 million was down by 20.8% from the $407.7 million handle recorded in March 2023.
The operators reported submitting $31 million in taxes and payments to the State of Michigan during April including:
- Internet gaming taxes and fees: $29.4 million.
- Internet sports betting taxes and fees: $1.6 million
The three Detroit casinos reported paying the City of Detroit $8.1 million in wagering taxes and municipal services fees during April including:
- Internet gaming taxes and fees: $7.5 million
- Internet sports betting taxes and fees: $620,743
Tribal operators reported making $3.6 million in payments to governing bodies in April.
An online gaming and sports betting revenue distribution table is available on the agency’s website.
During April, a total of 15 operators offered internet gaming and internet sports betting. Details for each operator’s internet gaming and internet sports betting results are available 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 Michigan.gov/MGCB/resources/responsible-gaming for information on self-exclusion programs including the Disassociated Persons List and the Internet Gaming and Sports Betting Responsible Gaming Database.