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Can I offer a sports betting product in Michigan? What are the requirements?

To offer a sports betting product in Michigan, you must obtain a sports betting operator license from the Michigan Gaming Control Board [1.1]. The board may issue a sports betting operator license only to a person that holds a casino license under the Michigan Gaming Control and Revenue Act or an Indian tribe that lawfully conducts class III gaming in a casino located in Michigan under a facility license issued in accordance with a tribal gaming ordinance approved by the chair of the National Indian Gaming Commission [1.6].Requirements for obtaining a sports betting operator licenseTo obtain a sports betting operator license, you must comply with all the conditions set forth in Section 7 of the Michigan Law, including compliance with the act, rules promulgated by the board, and minimum internal controls pertaining to internet sports betting offered under this act, technical standards, procedures, and requirements for the acceptance of internet sports betting wagers, responsible gaming measures, and payment obligations [1.1]. Additionally, you must adopt and maintain technical standards for internet sports betting platforms, systems, and software that are consistent with the standards adopted by the board under Section 10 [1.1].You must also create an electronic authorized participant file, which must include the authorized participant's legal name, date of birth, Social Security number or equivalent identification number, internet sports betting account number or username, residential address, electronic mail address, telephone number, and any other information collected from the authorized participant used to verify his or her identity. You must encrypt all sensitive information contained in the electronic authorized participant file and verify the authorized participant's age and identity [3.1].Furthermore, you must provide one or more mechanisms on the internet sports betting platform that are designed to reasonably verify that an authorized participant is 21 years of age or older and that internet sports betting is limited to transactions that are initiated and received or otherwise made by an authorized participant located in Michigan or another jurisdiction in the United States authorized by the multijurisdictional agreement [1.1][1.3].Requirements for obtaining a sports betting supplier licenseIf you plan to provide goods, software, or services as a sports betting supplier to a sports betting operator, you must obtain a sports betting supplier license from the Michigan Gaming Control Board [1.5]. To obtain a sports betting supplier license, you must submit an application and a nonrefundable application fee in an amount to be determined by the board, not to exceed $5,000.00 [1.5]. The board may assess additional fees for the cost related to the licensure investigation [1.5].Provisional licenses for sports betting suppliersUpon written request of a person applying for a sports betting supplier’s license, the executive director may issue a provisional license to the applicant and permit the applicant to conduct business transactions with, and provide goods and services to sports betting operators, if all of the following provisions are complied with [2.1]:Michigan gaming control board; jurisdiction and supervision of internet sports betting operations; powers; investigationThe Michigan Gaming Control Board has jurisdiction over and shall supervise all internet sports betting operations governed by this act. The board may do anything necessary or desirable to effectuate this act, including, but not limited to, all of the following [1.2]:Internet sports betting fundThe internet sports betting fund is created in the state treasury. The board shall expend money from the fund, on appropriation, for all of the following [1.4]:If you meet all the requirements, you may apply for a sports betting operator license by submitting an application and the application fee to the Michigan Gaming Control Board [1.6].