Michigan Casinos Revenue In July Up Slightly From June

Michigan Casinos Revenue In July Up Slightly From June
By Christopher Boan
Fact Checked by Jim Tomlin

The seventh month of the year was strong for Michigan online casinos as well as their retail counterparts.

Casinos in Michigan had a slight month-over-month increase in gross receipts and taxes for retail and iGaming operators for July compared to June.

Overall, Michigan’s brick-and-mortar casinos took in $106,734,148 in total adjusted gross handle, up 4.8% from June’s total of $101,881,772.

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Michigan Casino Apps Up 1% In July

The state’s iGaming operators fared well during July as well, with $138,225,395 in total adjusted gross receipts, representing a 1% increase from June’s sum of $136,855,933.

July’s total adjusted gross receipts were Michigan’s highest since April’s total of $143,421,386. The tax bill for Michigan casino apps operators was higher than the previous two months as well.

On the tax front, Michigan’s retail casinos had a greater month-over-month impact on the state’s bottom line, with a 4.8% increase in state wagering tax ($8,645,466 for July) and city wagering taxes ($12,701,364).

For Michigan’s iGaming operators, taxes in July were up 1.2%, month-over-month, from $28,369,272 in June to $28,714,020 in July.

Year To Date At Michigan Casinos

Through seven months of the year, Michigan iGaming operators have taken in just under $1 billion in total gross receipts, averaging out to just over $140 million per month for the year. Those operators often offer Michigan gambling promotions.

The same operators have chipped in just under $196.9 million in gaming state tax and $51 million in city taxes through the first seven months of 2023.

Tribal iGaming operators, on the other hand, have chipped in $23.4 million in governing body of jurisdiction payments in 2023, averaging out to around $3.3 million per month.

Sports betting operators that run MI sports betting sites also reported their numbers on Tuesday. Sports wagering handle decreased 11.5% in a month-over-month comparison but revenue almost doubled, rising 90.8% compared to June.



Christopher Boan has covered sports and sports betting for more than seven years and has worked for publications such as ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.

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