Sports Betting News

MGM National Harbor Casino Will Open Maryland Sportsbook Lounge

October 6, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

MGM National Harbor, Maryland’s largest casino, will open a sports betting lounge by mid-October, according to a release from MGM Resorts. Visitors will only be able to eat nachos and hamburgers and enjoy drinks initially however, since sports betting has not yet been implemented in Maryland. Lawmakers in Maryland legalized online sports betting in May […]

Capitals Will Be First US.Professional Team To Wear Gambling Logo Patch

September 24, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

The Washington Capitals continue as innovators in sports marketing. The NHL team announced today that starting in the 2022-23 season they will wear a Caesars Entertainment logo on their home jerseys and alternate third jerseys. The Capitals are the first professional team in the U.S. to sell the patch sponsorship/advertising rights to a gaming company. […]

Maryland Regulators Open Platform For Sports Betting License Applications

September 15, 2021 | By: Marcus DiNitto

In another step toward the launch of legal sports wagering in the state, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission (MLGCC) this week opened its eLicensing platform to the 17 entities designated as retail licensees. The businesses will submit applications through that system, which will initiate investigations into their criminal and financial backgrounds. Per an […]