Though retail sports betting is already live in Maryland, bettors have been waiting for mobile gambling to take off in the state, with the hope it would do so in time for the upcoming football season.Read More
While there’s no specific date that Maryland mobile sports betting is expected to go live, there is hope it will launch soon so bettors can take full advantage of platforms and offers like the BetMGM Maryland bonus code.Read More
As sports betting revs up in Maryland, with retail betting now live and online gambling soon to come, it’s fair to wonder how much tax revenue the industry will bring to the state.Read More
Esports is undoubtedly a billion-dollar industry. Interestingly, it is rearing to go even further, with the potential of being at par with popular sports such as soccer, NFL, and baseball. According to statista.com, global revenue from Esports in 2020 has surpassed $1 billion.Read More
Politics is a pretty interesting topic, as we are sure we can all agree, but did you know that you can actually bet on politics? Just have a look at this draftkings offer and see what kind of markets are available, especially with the USA presidential election looming.Read More
The Maryland Board of Public Works approved the creation of 44 gambling regulation jobs within the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency that are directly associated with the passage of Question 7 for expanded gambling in last week’s election. The powerful board, which comprises the governor, treasurer and comptroller, also approved hiring a consulting service to help update procurement practices for state agencies.Read More
In a state already dominated by Democrats, Maryland voters further consolidated the party’s power Tuesday.
The voters defeated the longest serving Republican congressman, clobbered congressional challengers to six Democratic incumbents, and approved all the ballot measures the great majority of Republican legislators had opposed, including same-sex marriage and expanded gambling.Read More
In the battle for expanded casino gambling, they brought out the big political guns Thursday to persuade hundreds of residents of the large Leisure World retirement community in Montgomery County that ads against Question 7 ads are misleading and dishonest. Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Sen. Roger Manno — all Democrats — told the seniors that building a world-class casino at National Harbor in Prince George’s County will have positive impacts on the state’s economy and education funding.Read More
The official website for expanded gambling in Maryland, VoteForSeven.com, has been inaccurately listing Prince George’s Sen. Paul Pinsky, as endorsing Question 7 to build a new casino in his county. The group took down the list of endorsements Tuesday.Read More
Considered “the most endangered Republican incumbent in the nation” by Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball team, 10-term Rep. Roscoe Bartlett met with Democratic challenger John Delaney for their sixth and possibly final debate of the election season Sunday in Frederick.
Playing to an audience of roughly 100 people, Delaney at times sounded like he was trying to make a case for Mitt Romney’s presidency, perhaps trying to appeal to independent and Republican voters. Bartlett probably reminded some of why he is so vulnerable.Read More
House floor leader didn’t like the gambling expansion bill he advocated, and won’t say if he’ll vote for Question 7
The chair of the House of Delegates gaming subcommittee who defended the expansion of gambling that appears on the ballot this fall is telling constituents he “would have voted against the bill” if he hadn’t been the floor leader.
In an interview, Del. Frank Turner, a Howard County Democrat, also declined to say how he planned to vote on Question 7 which would add a sixth casino and table games for all of them and reduce taxes for casino operators.Read More
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