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Sharply Divided Gambling Commission Approves Sports Betting at Five Casinos

After weeks of delay that frustrated the state’s gaming interests, the betting public, and political leaders from both parties, the Maryland Sports Wagering Application...

Prince George’s Officials Prod State to Award Sports Wagering Licenses

The Prince George’s County Council is urging the state to grant a sportsbook license to one of the county's largest employers — the casino...

In Joint Appeal, Casinos Press State on Sports Gaming Licenses

Three Maryland casinos that typically regard one another as competitors banded together on Monday to press the state to act on promised sports betting...

Five Sportsbook Operators Are Cleared to Operate in Md. Casinos… Someday

Maryland's Lottery and Gaming Control Commission has approved five firms that a handful of casinos hope will one day operate their on-site sportsbooks.The unanimous...

Sports Wagering Inaction Could ‘Kill’ the Industry in Md., Hogan Warns

A commission that was expected to approve sportsbook applications from five Maryland casinos declined to take action on Wednesday, offering no explanation for its...

Under Pressure From Hogan, Sports Wagering Panel Set to Consider Applications

After canceling its October meeting without explanation, a state commission is poised to consider sportsbook applications from as many as five Maryland casinos.The Sports...

Two More Maryland Casinos Cleared for Sports Betting — Almost

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission has cleared Hollywood Casino in Perryville, and Ocean Downs Casino, in Berlin, for sports betting, and has...

Three Casinos Get Preliminary Okay to Take Bets on Sports, but Questions Abound

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission on Wednesday determined that three existing casinos are qualified to win a sports betting license.Voting unanimously, the...

Sports Betting Approval Process Offers Head Start to Established Applicants

Maryland’s new sports gambling law allows state regulators to issue temporary licenses to companies that have undergone background checks here or in other states.The...

Lottery, Casinos Deliver Record $1.4B in Maryland

Maryland’s six casinos and the state’s lottery ticket sales resulted in a record $1.39 billion in funding that was collected by the state in...