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Section 432.209

MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL AND REVENUE ACT (EXCERPT)
Initiated Law 1 of 1996


432.209 Conduct of gaming.

Sec. 9.

  (1) The board shall set minimum and maximum wagers on games.
  (2) Employees of the board, the department of state police, and the department of attorney general may inspect any casino at any time, without notice, to determine whether this act or rules promulgated by the board are being complied with.
  (3) Employees of the board, the department of state police, and the department of attorney general, and their authorized agents have the right to be present, at any time, in the casino or on adjacent facilities under the control of the licensee.
  (4) Gambling equipment and supplies customarily used in conducting casino gambling must be purchased or leased only from suppliers who are licensed under this act.
  (5) Persons licensed under this act shall not permit any form of wagering on gambling games except as permitted by law.
  (6) A person present in a licensed casino shall not place or attempt to place a wager on behalf of another person who is not present in the casino.
  (7) Wagering must not be conducted with money or other negotiable currency unless otherwise approved by the board.
  (8) All chips or electronic cards used to make wagers must be purchased from a licensee. The chips or electronic cards may be purchased by means of an agreement under which the owner extends credit to the patron. The chips or electronic cards may be used for the purpose of making wagers on gambling games.
  (9) A person who is less than 21 years old is not permitted in an area of a casino where gaming is being conducted, except for a person 18 years of age or older who is an employee of the gaming operation. An employee who is less than 21 years old shall not perform any function involved in gambling by the patrons. A person who is less than 21 years old is not permitted to make a wager under this act.
  (10) A managerial employee of a casino licensee shall report to the board, and the department of state police, in writing, within 24 hours, illegal or suspected illegal activity or activity that is in violation of this act or of rules promulgated by the board.
  (11) In addition to the requirements of this section, gambling must be conducted in accordance with the rules promulgated by the board.
  (12) Unless approved by the city, a casino must not be located within 1,000 feet of any of the following:
  (a) A church or other place of worship.
  (b) A school, college, or university.
  (c) A financial institution or a branch of a financial institution.
  (d) A pawnshop.
  (13) As used in this section, "financial institution" means a state or nationally chartered bank, a state or federally chartered savings and loan association, a state or federally chartered savings bank, a state or federally chartered credit union, or any entity that provides check-cashing services.
  (14) A casino licensee shall not employ an individual who has been convicted of a felony in the previous 5 years as a managerial employee in a casino.
  
  


History: 1996, Initiated Law 1, Eff. Dec. 5, 1996 ;-- Am. 1997, Act 69, Imd. Eff. July 17, 1997 ;-- Am. 2019, Act 158, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 2019
Popular Name: Proposal E


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