On Tuesday in Michigan, state regulators gave approval to Penn National for its deal to acquire the operations of the Greektown Casino.
On Thursday, a Michigan House committee held a hearing on online sports betting, with a brick-and-mortar bill in the pipeline.
The Detroit casino market is off to a strong start to 2019 as legislators debate the merits of legalizing gambling over the internet.
The Michigan online casino gambling bill advanced Tuesday, but it's clear that there's an upcoming battle over the tax rate in the proposal.
The gaming industry is waiting for a reintroduction of the Michigan online gambling bill that was vetoed by the former governor last year.