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PokerStars Michigan approved for multi-state online poker

| By Daniel O'Boyle
PokerStars has been approved by the Michigan Gaming Control Board to become the first operator in the state to launch online multi-state poker.
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Following approval in May, Michigan became the fourth state to join the Multi-State Internet Gaming Agreement, allowing its players to pool their players with other PokerStars players from licensed and approved jurisdictions.

Interstate poker was permitted in Michigan through a bill that was signed into law in January 2021, soon after a separate bill allowed for online casino including poker without shared liquidity.

As of 1 January 2023, the state of New Jersey allows players from that state to play with those in Michigan. Besides Michigan and New Jersey, the Multi-State Internet Gaming Agreement also includes Delaware and Nevada.

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