There are now a number of Maryland sports betting apps available. They offer a variety of bonuses and promotions. Some sites even offer a refund on first wagers.
The state is now fully launching sports betting. As of today, seven sportsbooks have launched. Several more are in the works. You can register through a desktop or mobile browser. Many offer free bets and frequent odds boosts. A few of them also have special deposit match offers.
Sports betting in Maryland will be offered online and in person. In addition, there is a lottery-run sports betting system for residents of Washington, D.C., which is close by.
In the coming weeks, the BetMGM Maryland Sportsbook will be available to Marylanders. It will offer features such as live betting odds and a parlay builder. MGM also has an exclusive right to market itself as the official gaming partner of the NBA.
DraftKings recently became the “Official Betting Operator of the PGA TOUR,” making it the first company to ever do so. This deal is expected to be worth as much as $350 million.
DraftKings is also the official betting partner of the UFC. According to the company, the sponsorship agreement will give them the right to use official UFC marks and promote themselves during in-game promotions.
With the passage of HB 940, sports betting has officially become legal in the state of Maryland. While a new set of rules will be in place in August, there is a lot of work to be done. For example, the Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC) will conduct background checks on 17 sportsbook operators.