Sports Betting News

Maryland Casinos Claim Unissued Sports Betting Licenses Break Law 

November 17, 2021 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

According to Maryland Matters, three Maryland casinos signed a joint statement claiming that the Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC) is violating the law by not issuing sports betting licenses to:  Horseshoe Baltimore (Caesars Sportsbook) Live! Casino (FanDuel Sportsbook) MGM National Harbor (BetMGM)     Although the joint statement sounds dramatic, the casinos have standing […]

Five Maryland Sportsbooks Take Another Step In Licensing Process

November 5, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

After months of being stuck on “pause,” Maryland sports betting jarred loose and made modest progress this week when the state qualified five sportsbooks and their partners for a “fast lane” to obtaining retail operator licenses. However, in a bit of a surprise, the state did not grant licenses to those operators, all of which […]

WynnBET Secures Sports Betting Access in West Virginia

November 3, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

Maryland sports bettors who hit the road to place mobile wagers in West Virginia will have another sportsbook to choose from in the near future. West Virginia will soon see WynnBET’s popular sportsbook and casino apps launch in the state after the company partnered with Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment for access to the […]

Maryland Lottery To Consider Retail Sportsbook Applications

November 3, 2021 | By: Erich Richter

Maryland sports betting could finally be advancing forward after a series of delays in October. On Wednesday (Nov. 3), the Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC) will meet. According to the agenda, the SWARC will go into, “Consideration of Awarding Licenses to Qualified Sports Wagering Facility Applicants.” Sportsbooks have been anticipating licensing approval for several […]

Maryland’s Sports Betting Bill Tackles Problem Gambling

October 13, 2021 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

Few sports betting bills prioritize problem gambling. However, Maryland is one of the few states that funds problem gambling services well. Maryland is starting strong by building responsible gambling into its sports betting bill. It meets and exceeds the National Council on Problem Gambling’s five responsible gaming principles, signaling Maryland’s commitment to bettors. Here’s how […]

Chargers vs. Ravens Betting Odds: Baltimore Laying Key Number At Home

October 13, 2021 | By: Craig Williams

The Baltimore Ravens (4-1 SU, 2-3 ATS) host the Los Angeles Chargers (4-1 SU, 4-1 ATS) in a potential postseason preview on Sunday of Week 6 (1 p.m., CBS). Both the Chargers and Ravens are riding win streaks after early season defeats. Los Angeles dropped its Week 2 meeting against the Dallas Cowboys before winning […]