By Skip Charles
Maryland has the highest per capita income of any state, one of the nation’s highest education levels and multiple high-profile sports teams.
So, it is a major target for many U.S. sportsbooks.
BetMGM and DraftKings, both of which already have market access deals, reiterated interest in the Old Line State this week.
They will be joined by FanDuel, PointsBet and a host of competitors that have likewise secured market access or intend to do so.
Penn National, which operates a Maryland casino, will also launch its Barstool Sportsbook app in the state
Maryland’s 60 potential mobile licenses are the highest cap of any state in the country. This means other growing sportsbooks such as WynnBet, which said Monday it will amp up its investments around the upcoming football season and in markets with NFL teams, will likewise seek Maryland licensure.