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Maryland Sports Wagering Could Begin this Week

December 8th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

It has been an up-and-down battle to bring sports gambling to Maryland, but it appears, by the end of this week, the first wagers could be made on this weekend's games. The Horseshoe Casino in downtown Baltimore is putting the finishing touches on its sportsbook as it is one of a number of casinos in Maryland hoping to start. John Martin, director of the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, said that  in order to pass, casinos will have to show they're complying with all lottery regulations and provide efficient and fast service, accurate accounting of bets and no technical flaws in the betting system. Governor Larry Hogan said he is glad to see sports betting finally become a reality for the state…