Maryland Online Casino Bill Misses Crossover Deadline
With the Maryland legislature’s crossover deadline now passed, the odds of progress for the online casino effort this year have gone from slim to almost zero. Technically speaking, SB 267 is still alive for the time being. However, missing the deadline means more procedural hurdles and, more importantly, a lack of political will to advance it. […]
Maryland Senate Bill Would Put Online Casinos on the Ballot in 2024
Maryland has officially joined the race for online casino legalization. For constitutional reasons, however, we won’t know if it has succeeded until November 2024. That puts any possible launch into the middle of 2025 at the earliest. There are many hurdles the effort will have to clear between now and then. SB 267 is the work […]
Maryland Online Sports Betting Starts Today, Will Online Casinos Come Next?
As of 9 a.m. this morning (Nov 23), Maryland sports bettors no longer need to visit a retail sportsbook to get some skin in the game. Online wagering is now live in the Old Line State, with seven brands to choose from on launch day. Retail sports betting in Maryland has been available since December 2021. However, […]
Maryland Online Sports Betting Launch Could Still Be Several Months Away
Maryland hopes to begin accepting mobile sports betting license applications in late summer 2022, according to state gaming regulators overseeing the process. But a Maryland mobile sports betting launch could still be months away. It’s a regulatory issue. Applicants who qualify for a Maryland mobile sports betting license would have to be approved by state […]