Michigan Gaming Control Board Authorizes Soaring Eagle As iGaming and Sports Betting Operator

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort

DETROIT, MI – The Michigan Gaming Control Board has authorized Soaring Eagle Gaming, the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe’s gaming arm, to launch internet gaming and sports betting as the state’s 15th operator. Operating under the brand name Eagle Casino and Sports, Soaring Eagle Gaming has partnered with platform provider GAN. They have met Michigan’s regulatory requirements for licensing, and Eagle Casino and Sports is now live.

“Michigan now has a full complement of 15 internet gaming and sports betting providers with the authorization of Eagle Casino and Sports,” said Henry Williams, Executive Director, Michigan Gaming Control Board. “All of Michigan’s federally recognized tribes are offering internet gaming and sports betting. I congratulate the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe as they expand their gaming offerings.”

Michigan launched internet gaming and sports betting with 10 operators on Jan. 22, 2021. By law, licenses are limited to the commercial and tribal casinos in Michigan.