BetMGM launches Online Poker in Michigan, Powered by PartyPoker

Peter N
March 23, 2021
BetMGM MI poker launch

The second online poker site in Michigan is here! BetMGM launched its online poker site on March 22 after getting an approval from Michigan Gaming Control Board. This news follows the January launch of BetMGM online sports betting and casino offerings in Michigan.

Michigan joins New Jersey as the second state in the U.S. to introduce BetMGM Poker. All you need is one BetMGM account for all gambling forms – sports betting, casino, and poker. BetMGM MI poker features a variety of poker variants, signature poker tournaments, and cash-games of all buy-in levels. 

BetMGM Michigan Online Poker Launch

Michigan is the second largest state to legalize, regulate, and launch online poker. The state has a population of approx. 10 million and hence the need for new online gambling sites is very high. PokerStars was the only poker room in the state and players in Michigan had no other option but to gambler on that site. Now, the situation is changed. The BetMGM poker arrives, giving players in the Wolverine State a choice where they want to play. 

By downloading the BetMGM Poker mobile app, Michiganders can now join poker rooms with players statewide. 

Michigan has approved the plan for its MGM Grand Detroit that will join with MGM Resorts’ casinos across the US in the PartyPoker US Network

Ray Stefanelli, director of poker at BetMGM, said: “The demand for online poker in Michigan was made clear by players across the state. BetMGM Poker is proud to offer them a seat at our tables and we’re confident that BetMGM Michigan customers will enjoy an engaging, reliable and fun poker experience.”

BetMGM MI Poker Bonus & Promotions

To attract new customers in Michigan, BetMGM Poker site offer a welcome bonus in 2 distinct parts, with a total bonus of $625. That includes $25 in free cash and a first deposit bonus up to $600. No bonus code required.

In addition to the welcome bonus, BetMGM poker offer some massive first month promotions, including: 

  • Invitational Freeroll – open to all new players with $50,000 worth prizes.
  • $50 Fast Cash – Simply opt in during March 22 and 28 and claim $50. 
  • Sit & Go Leaderboard – Jump in to Sit and Go’s and grab a prize up to $300.
  • Grind Rewards -generate up to $6500 in bonus cash each month.
  • Spin the Wheel – Everyday until April 20, BetMGM is giving away free spin. 
  • April Deposit Bonus – From April 11 – 17, BetMGM MI is offering a $50 Bonus for anyone depositing $50 or more into their poker account.

BetMGM MI Online Poker FAQs

Is there any age requirement to play at BetMGM MI Poker website?

In order to play online poker, you must be 21 years of age or above. BetMGM MI poker website ask you to verify age and identity while signing up for an account.

Should I be a resident of Michigan to play on BetMGM Online Poker?

No, you need not be a resident of Michigan to play Online Poker games at BetMGM Poker. However, you need to be physically located within the state to play real-money poker games. BetMGM MI Poker will verify your location using geolocation software.

Which other online poker rooms are expected to launch in Michigan?

As of now, the only online poker sites available in Michigan are PokerStars and BetMGM Poker. Eventually, we could see other poker rooms like, Borgata, and PartyPoker which could go live by the end of 2021 or the first quarter of 2022.

Is BetMGM MI Online Poker available on mobile platforms?

Yes, the BetMGM Poker app is now available for download in Michigan on both iOS and Android. Moreover, players can even download the desktop application to play.

Author Peter N