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Michigan Compiled Laws, Chapter 432. Gaming § 432.412

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Sec. 12.  (1) The board may develop responsible gaming measures, including a statewide responsible gaming database identifying individuals who are prohibited from establishing an internet sports betting account or participating in internet sports betting offered by a sports betting 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 sports betting under this act would adversely affect public confidence and trust in sports betting.

(d) The individual's name is on a valid and current exclusion list maintained by this state or another jurisdiction in the United States.

(e) Any other reason the board considers appropriate to protect the integrity of internet sports betting under this act.

(2) The board may promulgate rules for the establishment and maintenance of the responsible gaming database.

(3) A sports betting 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) A sports betting operator shall display or require its internet sports betting platform provider to display, on the internet sports betting platform used by the sports betting operator, in a clear, conspicuous, and accessible manner the number of the toll-free compulsive gambling hotline maintained by this state and offer responsible gambling services and technical controls to authorized participants, consisting of both temporary and permanent self-exclusion for all internet sports betting offered and the ability for authorized participants to establish their own periodic deposit and internet sports betting wagering limits and maximum playing times.

(5) An authorized participant may voluntarily prohibit himself or herself from establishing an internet sports betting account with a sports betting 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 all 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.

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