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Michigan Gaming Control Board authorizes Four Winds Casinos, provider partner Pala for Feb. 15 online gaming and sports betting launch

Detroit, February 15, 2020 The Michigan Gaming Control Board today authorized the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and associated platform provider Pala Interactive L.L.C. to launch online gaming and sports betting under the Four Winds Casinos brand at noon on Monday, Feb 15.

“We welcome the addition of Four Winds Casinos and Pala Interactive to Michigan’s growing online gaming and sports wagering market,” said Richard S. Kalm, MGCB executive director. “Their participation will generate revenue to support education, economic development and the Pokagon Band’s tribal community.” 

Four Winds will be the 11th operator to provide both online gaming and sports betting in Michigan. The 12th operator, Lac Vieux Desert Tribe, and its provider PointsBet may offer online sports betting only at this time.

        Online Gaming and Sports Betting Tribes/Casinos and Platform Providers in Michigan

Tribe/Casino

Associated Platform Provider

Gaming Type(s) Offered

 

Bay Mills Indian Community

Crown MI Gaming LLC d/b/a DraftKings

Internet Casino Games

Internet Sports Betting

Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

American Wagering, Inc. d/b/a William Hill

Internet Casino Games

Internet Sports Betting

Greektown Casino

Penn Sports Interactive, LLC

(Barstool Sportsbook & Casino)

Internet Casino Games

Internet Sports Betting

Hannahville Indian Community

Churchill Downs Interactive Gaming, LLC, d/b/a TwinSpires

Internet Casino Games Internet Sports Betting

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

Golden Nugget Online Gaming LLC

Internet Casino Games

Internet Sports Betting

Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

PointsBet

Internet Sports Betting

Little River Band of Ottawa Indians

Rush Street Interactive MI, LLC

Internet Casino Games

Internet Sports Betting

Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians

PokerStars (online casino gaming and poker)

FoxBet (online sports betting)

(both are part of TSG Interactive)

Internet Casino Games

Internet Poker

Internet Sports Betting

MGM Grand Detroit

BetMGM LLC

Internet Casino Games

Internet Sports Betting

MotorCity Casino

Betfair Interactive US LLC d/b/a FanDuel

Internet Casino Games

Internet Sports Betting

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians*

Pala Interactive L.L.C.

Internet Casino Games

Internet Sports Betting

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

WSI US, LLC d/b/a WynnBet

Internet Casino Games

Internet Sports Betting

*After launch is authorized at noon on Monday, Feb. 15

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians operates three casinos under the Four Winds brand in the Southwest Michigan communities of Dowagiac, Hartford and New Buffalo.

"The Michigan Gaming Control Board shall ensure the conduct of fair and honest gaming to protect the interests of the citizens of the State of Michigan."