HomePublicationsNewsletter ArchiveNewslettersVolume 23Issue 22MICHIGAN HOUSE FISCAL AGENCY PUBLISHES REPORT ON HORSE RACING IN MICHIGAN

The House Fiscal Agency recently released a June, 2017 “Fiscal Focus” publication entitled “Horse Racing in Michigan—A Primer.” The publication was prepared by Senior Fiscal Analyst William Hamilton and provides an in-depth overview of the legal history of horse race wagering in the state of Michigan including some background on the recent attempts to introduce Advanced Deposit Wagering in the state.

The publications offers a brief history of horse racing and legal gambling in Michigan; describes the statutory framework for horse racing in Michigan under the Horse Racing Act of 1995, including a description of how the act directs the distribution of money wagered on horse racing among horse racing participants; and describes state funding used in support of horse racing programs, including current wagering tax revenue and state appropriations.

Click here to read “Horse Racing in Michigan—A Primer”.

 

 

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