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Gaming Companies Make Pitch for More Mobile Sports Betting Licenses

February 26, 2021

Gaming companies — and those hoping to climb aboard the sports gambling bandwagon — on Thursday urged a House panel to greatly expand the number of licenses for mobile-device-based betting. They said states that have leapt ahead of Maryland in the sports betting arena have done so, in part, because they allowed more players onto the field. Jason Tosches, director of government affairs for TheScore, a Canadian sports betting app that launched in 2007, urged the House Ways and Means Committee to amend House Bill 940 to allow for 24 mobile-only sports betting licenses. Currently the bill allows 10.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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