Is Detroit Becoming the New Home of Gambling in the USA?
Detroit is the home of the automotive industry in the USA. However, the heyday of car making has long passed and Detroit fell into hard times.
Detroit has a soul forged in hard work and invention. Soul superstars like Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, and Aretha Franklin had their foundations in the city.
The White Stripes are Detroit's most famous recent musical export. The automobile industry is still an important part of Detroit’s output. However, the cars have changed and the parts that the city makes have as well.
Detroit has always had a vibrant night economy. The wolverine state allowed the land-based casinos.
Detroit has three commercial casinos and another twenty-three tribal casinos across Michigan. The city's first commercial casino was built on a fifty-seven-acre site next to General Motors Corp.
Pennsylvania produces the lion’s share of the gambling purse in terms of tax receipts. In 2021, Pennsylvania”s national tax revenue from gambling was over $2,016.1 million compared to Nevada “s $1023.2 million. New York is the second-highest contributor to the country‚‘s taxes, and Detroit is in seventh place at $607.61 million
Michigan was one of the first states to allow land-based casinos. It was a much later adopter of online casinos, but it has its own accolades.
Michigan didn't pass the legislation to allow online casinos until December 2019. There are now fifteen online casino games in Michigan. Michigan is one of the six US states that have legal, regulated online gambling games.
DraftKings is one of the big names in commercial gambling in Michigan. The casino is licensed outside the Bay Mills Resort and Casino in Brimley. Anyone over 21 can play online casino games in Detroit.
Sports betting is starting to fly in Detroit. Three casinos in the city have a retail sportsbook. In October 2021, the three casinos took £34.2 million in retail bets. It's too early to say if Detroit will become the new home of gambling in USA.