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MD Sports Wagering Delayed by Commission

November 8th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The state’s Sports Wagering Applicant Review Commission delayed a vote to award sports betting licenses to five Maryland casinos last week, despite the governor urging the commission to proceed more quickly. Members of the commission met for more than two hours in closed session, then said in open session that they needed to continue gathering information before making decisions on the five sports betting licenses.  The commission requested each sports wagering facility applicant to submit supplemental ownership information. The closed session included legal advice from the Maryland Attorney General’s office. Governor Larry Hogan urged the commission to expedite the launch of the state’s newly legalized sports gambling industry…