February 21, 2017, Introduced by Rep. Kosowski and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.


     A bill to amend 1996 IL 1, entitled


"Michigan gaming control and revenue act,"


(MCL 432.201 to 432.226) by adding section 9e; and to provide for a






     Sec. 9e. (1) The holder of a casino license may accept parlay


wagers on sporting events.


     (2) The board may, in addition to casinos, provide for sports


betting agents to accept parlay wagers on sporting events to


facilitate parlay sports betting in this state.


     (3) The board shall develop a licensing and regulatory program


to license and regulate sports betting agents in this state. The


board shall develop a system that allows parlay wagers at retail


locations throughout this state. The board may work with the bureau


of state lottery to make parlay wagers through the state lottery


system or a similar system as determined by the board.


     (4) The board shall promulgate rules to regulate sports


betting agents and the conduct of parlay sports betting under this




     (5) As used in this section:


     (a) "Parlay wager" means a single bet of 2 or more wagers in


which the winners are determined based on the outcome of any


professional or collegiate sporting event, including racing, held


within or without this state.


     (b) "Sports betting agents" means individuals licensed by the


board under this section to facilitate parlay wagers in this state.


     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act shall be submitted as


provided by the Michigan election law, 1954 PA 116, MCL 168.1 to


168.992, to the qualified electors of this state at the next


general election held after the effective date of this amendatory


act. This amendatory act does not take effect unless it is approved


by both of the following at that election:


     (a) A majority of the electors of this state voting on the




     (b) A majority of the electors voting on the question in the


township or city where gambling as authorized under this amendatory


act will take place.


     Enacting section 2. If approved by the electors under enacting


section 1, this amendatory act takes effect 10 days after the date


of the official declaration of the vote.