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Maryland Lottery and Gaming director weighs in on timeframe for sports betting rollout

April 16, 2021
This is a photo of thoroughbred Gun Runner, 2018 Horse of the Year winning the Whitney Stakes at Saratoga - with jockey Florent Geroux.

The Maryland General Assembly voted this week to approve a framework for sports betting in the state. So when can Marylanders expect to start placing wagers? The rollout for the state’s new sports gambling industry is likely to see some avenues ready for betting before others. As the industry takes shape under a new set of regulations crafted by the legislature, casinos and race tracks are likely to be among the first facilities approved to accept bets. It could take a little longer for other eligible hosts, like bingo parlors and some professional sports stadiums.

Article Source: Baltimore Business Journal

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