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Online sports betting in Maryland launches November 23 at 9am

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Posted at 10:22 AM, Nov 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-23 10:23:56-05

BALTIMORE — The wait is just about over, as online sports betting in Maryland officially launches tomorrow.

Come Wednesday at 9am, the following seven companies will be ready to accept bets online.

  1. Barstool Sportsbook (operator for PENN Maryland/Hollywood Casino in Perryville)
  2. BetMGM (operator for BetMGM Maryland Sports/MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill)
  3. BetRivers (operator for Arundel Amusements/Bingo World in Brooklyn Park)
  4. Caesars Sportsbook (operator for CZR Maryland Mobile Opportunity/Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore)
  5. DraftKings (Crown MD Online Gaming)
  6. FanDuel (operator for PPE Maryland Mobile/Live! Casino and Hotel in Hanover)
  7. PointsBet (operator for Riverboat on the Potomac in Charles County)

They were awarded online betting licenses by the state's Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC) last week.

With that, Maryland will become the second state to launch mobile betting during the 2022-2023 NFL season.

“This process took longer than it should have, but we are excited that this launch is in time for fans to place their bets on all the Thanksgiving Day NFL action, college football rivalry weekend, this week’s slate of NBA games, the 2022 World Cup, and this Sunday’s Ravens and Commanders games,” said Governor Hogan. “In addition to allowing Marylanders to bet on the NFL, March Madness, and so much more, sports betting is helping us keep these critical dollars in the state, and is providing another critical revenue source for Maryland schools. It is anticipated to bring in up to $30 million in revenue next year, and that total is expected to reach nearly $100 million by 2027.”

According to, mobile wagers could surpass $4 billion over its first year. Governor Hogan projects that could result in over $30 million in state revenue, with that number increasing to nearly $100 million by 2027.

MORE: Mobile sports betting to officially launch in Maryland November 23

Aside from Maryland, 16 other states permit online sports betting including Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

Check out this timeline on how we got to this point.