Online Sports Betting Launches In Michigan
As of 12pm ET today, Michigan finally went live with online sports betting. Residents located within the state can now register with the online books and wager from the comfort of their own home.
And how about that timing? We’ve got the return of Conor McGregor in UFC 257 tomorrow night, followed by the conference championship games on Sunday. There’s really been no better time to be a sports bettor in Michigan than right now.
If you’re aware of how sports betting has gone in the past couple of years, you’ll be aware the likes of FanDuel, DraftKings and BetMGM have taken the scene by storm and luckily for you Michigan residents you can sign up to these sites right away.
Michigan Sports Betting Offers & How To Sign Up
We’ve complied the best offers and sites available to you today, so you can sign up and wager in time for an incredible weekend of sport.
DraftKings - Bet $1, Win $257 If McGregor Wins By KO In Round 1
Our friends at DraftKings are offering all new customers the chance to bet on a McGregor first round win at 257/1!
Yep, you read that right. New users can wager $1 to win $257 on that outcome, which happened the last time ‘The Notorious’ was in a UFC fight.
Here’s how to claim the offer with DraftKings, it’s very simple!
2. Make a deposit of $5+ into your Sportsbook account
3. Following deposit, visit the landing page from the Sportsbook Promos page and pick ‘McGregor to win by KO in the 1st Round’ by clicking the ‘BOOST THIS FIGHT’.
4. Apply your boost to the ‘McGregor to win by KO in the 1st Round’ and place the $1 wager
5. Enjoy your winnings if McGregor ends it in round 1!
This offer is available in CO,PA,IN,IA,NJ,IL,TN,WV,MI - full terms apply.
FanDuel – Get 25/1 On Either McGregor Or Poirier
FanDuel are offering you the chance to back either McGregor or Poirier at 25/1 for a stake of $5. That means you can win $125 on the fight on the fighter of your choice!
Here’s how to claim:
2. Register to FanDuel Sportsbook and deposit money into your account
3. Once registering, download the app and navigate to the Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier odds market
4. Boosted odds will sit where the normal odds market is situated
5. Wager $5 on the fighter of your choice
6. It's that easy!
7. Enjoy the fight and enjoy your winnings if your fighter triumphs!
This offer is available in NJ,PA,IN,WV,CO,IL,TN,IA,MI - full terms apply.
Michigan Sports Betting: Frequently Asked Questions
Just in case you’re still a little unsure on sports betting in Michigan, here’s a few simple questions and answers that will help you on your way.
What’s the age limit to bet online in Michigan?
You must be 21 or older to participate in sports betting in Michigan.
Do I have to actually live in Michigan to bet?
No, if you are within the state borders you can simply use the online sites/apps to place bets. So if you live in a neighbouring state, you can simply drive to Michigan and bet on your phone.
What sports can I wager on in Michigan?
Literally every sport you can think of. Whether it’s a UFC fight, the Super Bowl or even a soccer game, all of the sportsbooks offer odds on pretty much every sport going. Even e-sports!
What betting sites and apps can I use in Michigan?
The offers we list above are the ones OddsChecker recommends at the moment, but keep an eye on our Free Bets page for further information and the latest Michigan sports betting offers and promotions.
Can I bet on online Casinos?
Yes, Michigan became just the 4th state to legalize online casinos gaming, so just check out the sites listed above for their casino offerings or stay up to date on the latest Casino promotions here.