Maryland sports betting is a reality with legislation passed over a year ago. However, Maryland sports bettors have had to remain patient, as regulators have taken quite a while to allow sportsbooks to open officially.Read More
The Baltimore Ravens 2021-2022 season started and ended the same way: injury-riddled. The Ravens’ preseason and training camp saw key starters go down with season-ending injuries. Then the team ultimately lost Lamar Jackson, and any postseason hopes, in Week 14.Read More
Advertising restrictions in American sports betting markets are lenient. Popular bonuses called “risk-free bets” are allowed in most states even though the bets aren’t risk-free. Those bonuses require bettors to spend real money to earn site credits.Read More
Gambling is an activity that has been enjoyed in Maryland since the 1800s. The state has been known for its liberal standing on gambling over the years and there are plenty of different games to enjoy.Read More
Although many major sports are starting to return it seems there may be some further delay in other areas too as the pandemic continues to sweep across the US – and it’s looking as if having fans in attendance may be a long way off as stadiums will remain closed to the public.Read More
No one doubts that this month’s special session of the General Assembly to expand gaming wouldn’t have happened without the insistence and persistence of Senate President Mike Miller, who’s been pushing slots and gambling for a decade.
A few loose ends from the session point out Miller’s command of the process and close attention to every stray vote.Read More
There’s no escaping the gambling craze, whether in the dripping heat of Annapolis in August or the sunny beaches of a cooler Rhode Island.
Last Saturday, barely 15 minutes after setting up my beach chair in Bonnet Shores, R.I., a plane dragging an advertising sign flew over this lovely cove where the Atlantic meets Narragansett Bay. “Vote Yes on 1,” the sign said. “Table Games = R.I. Jobs.”
Even little Rhody is into the latest jobs scheme. If you can’t gin up jobs in manufacturing – say at a decades-old steel mill – expand gambling and create other jobs.Read More
Gov. Martin O’Malley seems hell bent on having a special session of the legislature next month to expand gambling, perhaps the week of Aug. 6, but there appear to be lots of good reasons not to bring the General Assembly back to Annapolis. They include interrupted vacations, long delayed jobs and revenues, sticky details yet to be worked out and the continuing lack of votes in the House of Delegates.Read More
The delegate who chairs the House’s gambling subcommittee still doesn’t think there will be a special legislative session this summer to expand gaming in Maryland. And if there is one, the only topic should be permitting table games at the existing slots casinos, not adding a sixth casino at National Harbor in Prince George’s County, Del. Frank Turner told MarylandReporter.com Sunday.Read More
The chair of the gambling subcommittee in the House of Delegates said Wednesday he hopes there are no gaming bills in any special session to fix the current budget mess — there are not enough votes to pass a 6th casino.Read More
The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday scrutinized a plan for a referendum that could bring table games and a sixth licensed casino to Maryland. Key leaders expressed doubts about the financial sweeteners for casino operators in the bill which passed the Senate March 23.Read More
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