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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...

Firms Urge Lawmakers to Boost Number of Mobile Sports Betting Licenses

A House bill that would establish a sports betting framework in Maryland was the topic of a public hearing in the Senate Budget &...

House Panel Expands and Approves Sports Gambling Bill

The House Ways & Means Committee approved a sports betting bill on Friday that backers say would clear the way for more minority and...

Gaming Companies Make Pitch for More Mobile Sports Betting Licenses

Gaming companies — and those hoping to climb aboard the sports gambling bandwagon — on Thursday urged a House panel to greatly expand the...

As Sports Gambling Debate Ramps Up, Casino Commits to Minority Business Partner

A Baltimore casino announced on Monday that if it is able to secure a sports betting license, it will take on a minority business...

Lobbypalooza 2021 in Annapolis? Safe Bet on Sports Gaming

By a margin of 2:1, Maryland voters approved a referendum to legalize sports gambling in November. The ballot question carried all 23 counties and Baltimore...