Maryland Sportsbook Offers
November 2020 sports betting ballot measure passed easily, opening the door for legal wagering to Maryland’s highly educated, tech-savvy, and affluent population – as well as strong fan support for local sports teams. Now lawmakers will have to work through critical follow-up legislation: tax rates, operator eligibility, licenses, and more.

Here's what we know about Maryland sports betting.
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Maryland Sports Betting Approved By Voters

Maryland voters approved sports betting on the 2020 ballot , bringing legal wagering to the last remaining Mid-Atlantic state without a licensed sportsbook.

Maryland Sports betting Bill Grading Card
We'll update this grading card as Maryland's sports betting landscape takes shape.

Mobile Betting Options: TBD

We'll have to see what happens with mobile betting in MD.

Deposit: TBD

We'll have to see how deposits are set as the sports betting market takes shape.

Fair Pricing: TBD

Fair pricing evaluation is still pending in MD, but at least there will be competition across sportsbook.

Sport Offerings: TBD

We don’t know exactly what sports will be offered as betting options in Maryland yet, so we're waiting to grade.

Is Maryland Sports Betting legal?

Yes. Because it was November, Maryland legal sports betting will likely begin sometime in 2021. However, legislators still need to determine the following before bets can begin:

  • How many operators can enter the state
  • Whether or not online betting will be legal (which does seem like a safe bet)
  • How the operators would be regulated

Where will MD funds raised from sports betting be allocated?

Sports wagering taxes must be primarily put toward funding public education.

Will mobile betting be legal in MD?

Statewide mobile betting also seems like a safe bet because of the high handle generated. Elected officials seemed to largely support online betting during discussions earlier in 2020.

Maryland Sports Betting Tips

Sports Betting for MD Beginners

New to sports betting in Maryland? Check out our betting education hub for resources so you can get started placing bets.

Sports Betting Glossary

The sports betting lexicon is extensive and can be a lot to take in for new bettors. Check out our sports betting glossary to get up to speed with every term you might need to know.

Sports Betting Mistakes to Avoid

Betting on your favorite teams like the Ravens might seem like a no-brainer, but you need to be responsible if you're going to stay up in the sports betting world.

Here are nine mistakes to avoid.

Maryland Sports Betting Locations
MD Betting location information coming
MGM National Harbor
MGM National Harbor is a casino minutes from Washington D.C., on the banks of the Potomac River.
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is the second largest casino in Maryland.
Live! Casino & Hotel
Live! Casino & Hotel is close to Washington D.C. and Baltimore.
Maryland has no shortage of professional and college teams to bet on:

NCAA DI Football & Basketball

Maryland Terrapins
Navy Midshipmen
Morgan State Bears
Towson Tigers

NCAA DI Basketball

Coppin State Eagles
Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks
Loyola Greyhounds
Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers
UMBC Retrievers

Pro Sports Teams

Baltimore Orioles (MLB)
Baltimore Ravens (NFL)

MLB Betting in Maryland

Baltimore Orioles play at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Team Website | Schedule | Roster 

NFL Betting in Maryland

Baltimore Ravens play at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD.

Team Website | Schedule | Roster 

Other Events

Horse Racing: Preakness Stakes

Preakness Stakes is an annual horse race for American thoroughbreds held each May at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Mary land.

Lacrosse: The Bayhawks

MD has a professional Lacrosse Team - the Chesapeake Bayhawks. You can catch a game at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.