This month, Gov. Hogan along with other elected officials celebrated the launch the sporting betting locations at National Harbor (Prince George’s County) and Maryland Live! Casino and Hotel.
“Today marks the culmination of more than a year of effort to get sports betting up and running here in the State of Maryland,” said Governor Hogan. “In addition to allowing Marylanders to bet on the NFL, March Madness, and so much more, sports betting will also help to keep more dollars in-state and will provide another critical revenue source for public education.”
What you need to know:
- HB 940 was passed by the Maryland General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Hogan last May
- 7 facilities have been awarded licenses so far
- Maryland’s sportsbooks will contribute 15% of their revenue to education