Maryland General Assembly

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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Baltimore Ravens Becomes Second NFL Team With Esports Partnership

Baltimore Ravens has become the second National Football League (NFL) team to sign an Esports partnership after the Philadelphia Eagles partnership in December 2020. The new agreement announced Thursday makes Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) the Baltimore Ravens’ esports tournament provider. Under the multi-year engagement, the Malta-based company will operate bi-annual …

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Maryland House Bill Outlines Sports Betting Rules

Maryland has taken another step towards legal sports betting as state lawmakers in the House of Delegates are set to consider a new bill. It comes months after state voters said yes to sports betting on the November 2020 ballot. On Tuesday, Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Adrienne A. Jones …

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Penn National Enters Maryland Through Hollywood Casino Perryville Acquisition

Penn National Gaming (PNG) announced Tuesday its plans to acquire the operations of Hollywood Casino Perryville in Maryland for $31.1 million. Currently, Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc (GLPI) operates the casino. The strategic move by Wyomissing-based company comes merely six weeks after Maryland legalized its sports betting industry during the …

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Maryland Posts $142M Casino Revenue Despite 50% Capacity

Despite a 50% operational limit due to the coronavirus, Maryland reported $142.7 million in gaming revenue in the month of October. Combined revenue at Maryland’s six casinos last month was a decrease of around $1.2 million or 0.9%, from October 2019, despite the half capacity limit in 2020. The Old …

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Louisiana, Maryland & South Dakota Pass Sports Betting Bills

Three more states – Louisiana, Maryland, and South Dakota – decided to allow sports betting through citizens’ vote on Tuesday’s election. All three markets are expected to launch sports betting by 2021. Currently, 19 states have legal sports betting. Now, these three states, along with Virginia, North Carolina, and Washington, …

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Maryland Voters Play Kingmakers in Sports Betting Legislation

Residents in Maryland will have a kingmaking role in deciding whether or not the state should go ahead with sports betting legislation. This coming November, people will be asked Maryland’s Question 2 to determine whether residents want to see legalized sports betting in the state. The state’s racetracks and casinos …

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