he Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians — which operates three casinos under the Four Winds brand in Dowagiac, Hartford and New Buffalo — and its platform provider, Pala Interactive LLC, join a group of other operators and platform providers the state agency has approved in recent weeks, since the two forms of gambling officially launched in the state last month.
"We welcome the addition of Four Winds Casinos and Pala Interactive to Michigan's growing online gaming and sports wagering market," Richard Kalm, MGCB's executive director, said in a statement. "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 offer both online gaming and sports betting in the state. A 12th operator, Lac Vieux Desert Tribe, and its platform provider, PointsBet, are authorized only for internet sports betting at this time.
The other operators and platform providers offering both forms of gambling are:
Michigan's law legalizing online gambling, which was signed at the end of 2019, allows only the state's licensed casinos to offer online gaming and sports betting. Platform providers can pair up with the casinos.