Legal sports betting further delayed in Maryland

The state’s Sports Wagering Applicant Review Commission on Wednesday delayed its decision on awarding sports betting licenses, weeks after Gov. Larry Hogan urged the commission to more quickly launch the state’s newly legalized sports gambling industry.

Sports betting debate heats up in Annapolis

Maryland legislators have begun to discuss regulation of the state’s newly approved legalized sports betting market, which includes mobile wagering.

Gambling risks for youth may be taught in Md. high schools

Maryland high schools may soon be required to adopt a curriculum on gambling addiction, depending on the fate of one bill in the state legislature.

Maryland lawmaker introduces bill to educate youth on potential risks of gambling

Legislation in the Maryland General Assembly would ask high school health teachers to include the dangers of problem gambling in their curriculum.

Bill proposed to define and allow eSports in Maryland

Legislation that would define eSports in Maryland, allow prizes and prevent gambling was heard by the House Ways and Means committee on Thursday.

State House Democrats and educators want gambling revenue to fund public school system

State House democratic leaders and the Maryland State Education Association say more money is needed to meet the needs of the state’s public school system. They’re asking the General Assembly to support a constitutional amendment that would require all of the state’s proceeds from gambling to go to funding public education.

Joint committee gets an update on gaming industry

The General Assembly’s Joint Committee On Gaming Oversight this week too a look at what the future holds for the gaming industry and how it might impact Maryland.

Maryland casinos may see new forms of gaming

Maryland may see new forms of gaming such as “esports” or skill-based games after a panel of various gaming corporations presented information to a joint legislative committee this week.

State Regulators: P.G. Casino Candidates Eligible for Gaming Licenses

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission on Thursday gave gambling licenses to the three companies competing to build the state’s sixth casino in Prince George’s County.