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Hogan Names Final Members to Panel That Will Review Sports Betting Bids

The panel that will determine which firms get to operate a legal sportsbook in Maryland has a full roster of members.On Wednesday, Gov. Lawrence...

Senate President Names Appointees to Sports Wagering Advisory Board

Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City) on Friday announced his appointments to the newly created Sports Wagering Application Review Commission, which will evaluate companies...

Speaker Selects Two to Serve on New Sports Betting Commission

House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) has filled two slots on a new state panel that will help determine which firms can run...

‘Sports Betting 101’ Event Draws Full House of Would-Be Bookmakers

Three years ago, the Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting.Eight months ago, Maryland voters approved a sports gambling referendum.And...
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Black Caucus Chair: Sports Betting in Md. an Opportunity to Promote Equity, Right Wrongs

“Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it.” This past legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly made history in passing what House Speaker...

Sports Betting Deal Approved Overwhelmingly; Hogan Likely to Sign

On the final day of the 2021 session, the Maryland legislature approved a plan to implement legalized sports wagering, voting overwhelmingly in favor of...

Sports Betting Compromise Sets Stage for Votes on Assembly’s Final Day

House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a measure to determine how Maryland implements legalized sports wagering.The agreement represents a compromise between the...

Senate Panel Approves Amended Sports Betting Bill; Floor Vote Likely Thursday

The Senate Budget & Taxation Committee gave its unanimous approval on Wednesday to a rewrite of a House measure on sports gambling.House Bill 940...

Senate Gets Into the Sports Betting Game, Seeks to Rewrite House Bill

After weeks of laying low in the sports gaming debate, Maryland senators sprung to action Tuesday, taking steps to put their imprint on House...

The Threat That Legalized Gambling Poses to Professional Sports

Maryland is poised to follow in the footsteps of neighboring states that have legalized sports betting.A measure backed by Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore...