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
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
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.