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PointsBet Enters Maryland Sports Betting Via Riverboat Group

PointsBet has secured access to online and retails sports betting in Maryland after reaching a 10-year agreement with the Riverboat Group. Maryland has recently legalized sports betting and hopes to launch by the upcoming NFL season in September. Australian-based sportsbook announced the deal through a news release, revealing its partnership …

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Penn National Greenlighted to Run Hollywood Casino Perryville

Penn National Gaming announced Thursday it has received final regulatory approval to acquire the operations of Hollywood Casino Perryville. It paves the way for the company to enter Maryland less than two weeks after sports betting was legalized in the state, and a few months ahead of an expected launch …

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Baltimore Ravens Names BetMGM As First Official Gaming Partner

Baltimore Ravens have entered into sports betting deal less than 24 hours after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed sports betting bill into law. The Ravens announced Wednesday that the professional football team has named BetMGM an official gaming partner. The online sportsbook is Raven’s first official sports betting partner, with …

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Governor Hogan Signs Maryland Sports Betting into Law

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed into law on Tuesday a sports betting bill allowing both retail and online betting in the state. The executive signature comes over a month after Old Line State’s legislature passed HB 940 on April 12, the concluding day of the session. The General Assembly had …

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Maryland Legislature Passes Bill to Launch Sports Betting by Fall 2021

Maryland sports betting bill HB 940 should be at the governor’s desk today after lawmakers approved retail and online sports betting in the state. The Maryland General Assembly cut it close, approving the bill on the final day of the 2021 session. It took them nearly five months from voter’s …

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Maryland Committee Sends Amended Sports Betting Bill to Full Senate

The Maryland Senate committee unanimously approved an amended sports betting bill sent by the House of Delegates. The amended version of HB 940, which is far more inclusive than the House’s original proposal, was then sent to the full Senate. The bill now moves onto the third hearing in the …

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Maryland House Passes Expanded Sports Betting Bill

The Maryland House passed Thursday an amended sports betting bill that would allow nearly 40 sportsbook operators in the state. The lower chamber approved HB 940, sponsored by House Speaker Adrienne Jones, with a 130-9 majority before sending it to the state Senate for consideration. If the measure is passed …

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Maryland House Panel Approves Amended Sports Betting Bill

Maryland House of Delegates committee approved Friday an amended proposal that would legalize sports betting and fantasy sports games in the state. The proposed bill would allow for up to 22 in-person sports betting venues and 15 options for mobile betting. The state could draw nearly $20 million annually in …

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Every Stakeholder in Maryland Seeks Mobile Sports Betting License

As Maryland sports betting is shaping up in both chambers, it appears that every stakeholder wants a share in the mobile license. On Thursday, Maryland House Ways and Means Committee heard testimony from nearly 25 interested parties who support HB 940, including national sportsbook operators, problem gambling advocates, and representatives …

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