2020 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 432 - Gaming
Act 152 of 2019 Lawful Internet Gaming Act (432.301 - 432.322)
Section 432.312 Statewide Responsible Gaming Database.
(1) The board may develop responsible gaming measures, including a statewide responsible gaming database identifying individuals who are prohibited from establishing an internet wagering account or participating in internet gaming offered by an internet gaming operator. The executive director of the board may place an individual's name in the responsible gaming database if any of the following apply:
(a) The individual has been convicted in any jurisdiction of a felony, a crime of moral turpitude, or a crime involving gaming.
(b) The individual has violated this act or another gaming-related law.
(c) The individual has performed an act or has a notorious or unsavory reputation such that the individual's participation in internet gaming under this act would adversely affect public confidence and trust in internet gaming.
(d) The individual's name is on a valid and current exclusion list maintained by this state or another jurisdiction in the United States.
(2) The board may promulgate rules for the establishment and maintenance of the responsible gaming database.
(3) An internet gaming operator, in a format specified by the board, may provide the board with names of individuals to be included in the responsible gaming database.
(4) An internet gaming operator or its internet gaming platform provider shall offer responsible gambling services and technical controls to authorized participants, consisting of both temporary and permanent self-exclusion for all internet games offered and the ability for authorized participants to establish their own periodic deposit and internet wagering limits and maximum playing times.
(5) An authorized participant may voluntarily prohibit himself or herself from establishing an internet wagering account with an internet gaming operator. The board may incorporate the voluntary self-exclusion list into the responsible gaming database and maintain both the self-exclusion list and the responsible gaming database in a confidential manner.
(6) The self-exclusion list and responsible gaming database established under this section and any information and records used by the board in the administration of the self-exclusion list and responsible gaming database are exempt from disclosure under section 13 of the freedom of information act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.243.
History: 2019, Act 152, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 2019