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11 entities step closer to offering mobile sports betting in Maryland; Rocky Gap passing

October 29th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

WBAL reports the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission announced it has approved licenses for 11 different companies to operate mobile sports betting sites in Maryland. Rocky Gap Casino has not sought a license.

The licenses need final approval from the sports wagering commissioner.

The following business entities will go before the Maryland Sports Wagering Application and Review Commission for mobile license awards:

(Business entities/trade names)

- Arundel Amusements Inc./Bingo World

- BetMGM Maryland Sports LLC/ BetMGM

- Crown MD Gaming/Draft Kings

- CZR Maryland Mobile Opportunity LLC/Caesars

- Greenmount Station

- Live! Casino and Hotel

- Long Shot's LLC

- Maryland Stadium Sub LLC

- Penn Maryland OSB LLC/Hollywood Casino

- Riverboat on the Potomac

MLGCC also found the following sportsbook operators qualified for mobile sports wagering operator licenses. These entities do not go before SWARC for license awards.

- American Wagering

- Barstool

- Betfred

- BetMGM

- Bet Rivers/Rush Street

- Draft Kings

- Fanatics

- FanDuel/Bet Fair

- Parx Interactive

- PointsBet

Under Maryland's sports wagering law, the MLGCC conducts background investigations to determine whether an entity has demonstrated the honesty, integrity, good character and financial stability to be qualified for a sports wagering license.

SWARC evaluates applicants' suitability and determines whether awarding a license to an applicant is in the public interest.