Is Sports Betting Legal in Maryland? 

Retail sports betting has been available in Maryland since December 2021. Online sports betting is expected to go live by the end of 2022.

 

When can I bet in Maryland?

Ten sportsbooks have advanced in the process to receive online sports betting licenses from the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission. They are on track to start taking bets in early December.

Where can I bet in Maryland?

There are several in-person locations for retail sports betting. The 10 online sportsbooks that are getting ready to operate are listed below.

Best Betting Apps in Maryland 

Below is a list of all the online sportsbooks that have been approved by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission.

DraftKings Maryland 

DraftKings is sure to be one of the most popular options for sports bettors in the state. DraftKings has been providing Daily Fantasy Sports for Maryland residents for years, and the sportsbook operates in states across the country where online wagering is legal. New customers can take advantage of the DraftKings Maryland Promo, which includes $200 in free bets when you register for a new account and make a $5 bet on anything. 

FanDuel Maryland 

One of the top names in betting, FanDuel is likely to be the sportsbook of choice for a large number of Maryland residents. As one of the leaders in the DFS space, FanDuel is well-known among sports fans. A reliable operator with an easy-to-use app, FanDuel offers plenty of promotions and same-game parlays. New customers who register can get the FanDuel Maryland Promo and receive $100 in free bets on the day that the sportsbook goes live.

Caesars Maryland 

Caesars already has a retail sportsbook in the state, located at the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore. One of the most popular options for mobile sports betting in a variety of states, Caesars online sportsbook should be live in Maryland before the year is over.  Learn more here.

 

BetMGM Maryland 

BetMGM was founded in 1986 as a leading hotel and casino operator and has expanded to online sports betting. It is on its way to securing an online sports betting license in Maryland.

BetRivers Maryland

BetRivers operates in several states and is on its way to securing an online sports betting license in Maryland.

PointsBet Maryland 

Operating in a dozen states as of October 2022, PointsBet is on its way to securing an online sports betting license in Maryland.

Barstool Maryland 

Owned by Penn National Gaming, Barstool Sportsbook is on its way to securing an online sports betting license in Maryland.

Betfred Maryland 

Betfred Sports has partnered with Long Shot’s and is on its way to securing an online sports betting license in Maryland.

Fanatics Maryland 

Fanatics is looking to launch its first mobile sportsbook and is on its way to securing an online sports betting license in Maryland.

BetPARX Maryland 

BetPARX has partnered with Greenmount OTB and is on its way to securing an online sports betting license in Maryland.

What are the teams I can bet on in Maryland?

Bet on the Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens are in the thick of the NFL playoff hunt in the AFC. Below are some options on what to bet for the Ravens.

Can I bet on the Washington Commanders in Maryland?

The Commanders might technically represent the nation’s capital, but they play their home games in Maryland. They are the worst team in a surprisingly strong NFC East and a long shot to contend for a championship. Here are the Commanders’ odds, per the FTNBets Prop Shop.

Baltimore Orioles Betting

The 2022 MLB season saw the Orioles improve their win total by 31 games from the 2021 campaign. Online sports betting will be available well before the start of the 2023 season, and Baltimore has a realistic chance to make its first playoff appearance in seven years.

Maryland Terrapins Football Odds

The Terrapins are on their way to a bowl game and their best record in over a decade. Playing in the same division as Michigan, Ohio State and Penn State, Maryland has almost no chance to make the Big Ten Championship Game.

How do I bet on Maryland Terrapins Basketball?

Bettors will be able to wager on Maryland basketball with online sportsbooks months before the NCAA Tournament. The Terrapins are not considered to be a national title contender. 

Maryland Sports Betting FAQs 

When will I be able to bet online in Maryland? 

Sports betting is slated to go online at the end of 2022 when the 10 aforementioned sportsbooks officially receive online sports betting licenses. 

Where will I be able to bet in Maryland? 

The above list includes all 10 approved sportsbooks that will soon operate online in the state of Maryland. The state can issue up to 60 online sports betting licenses. 

Will there be sign-up bonuses? 

Most sportsbooks offer first-time deposit bonuses in the form of credit or free plays. If curious on what the offers are, check out FTNBets’ list of best sportsbook promotions.