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US – Maryland approves sports betting at five casinos

Maryland’s Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC) has awarded five sports betting licenses to five casinos; Hollywood Casino in Perryville, who is partnering with Barstool Sports; Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore who is part of Caesars; Live! Casino & Hotel in Hanover who will work with FanDuel Sportsbook; MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, who will work with BetMGM and Ocean Downs Casino in Berlin,…

US – Maryland casinos on the up with sports betting looming

Maryland’s six casinos generated $165,388,039 in gaming revenue during September, marking a 15.1 per cent rise compared to September 2020 when casinos were restricted to 50 per cent capacity because of the pandemic. MGM National Harbor led the way with GGR of $69.5m, followed by Live! Casino & Hotel with $56.5m, Horseshoe Casino with $17.5m…

US – MGM National Harbor’s sports book to be ‘archetype’ for future MGM sports books

MGM Resorts International has unveiled the first renderings of its new sportsbook at MGM National Harbor Hotel & Casino near Washington D.C. for when sports betting is allowed. The brand new BetMGM Sportsbook & Lounge has capacity for 350 people and is virtually complete, according to Washington Business Journal. It features a 110 foot-long wraparound…

US – Penn National Gaming completes purchase of Hollywood Casino Perryville

Penn National Gaming has completed the previously announced acquisition of the operations of Hollywood Casino – Perryville in Maryland. In December 2020, the Company entered into a definitive agreement with Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. to acquire the operations of Hollywood Casino Perryville for $31.1 million in cash. Today, the Company entered into a lease…

US – Penn National Gaming cleared to buy Hollywood Casino Perryville

Penn National Gaming has received final approval from the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission to acquire the operations of Hollywood Casino Perryville. Penn National entered into a definitive agreement with Gaming and Leisure Properties, in December 2020 to acquire the operations of Hollywood Casino Perryville for $31.1m in cash, subject to certain customary working…

US – BetMGM named as betting partner for Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens and BetMGM, a leading sports betting and digital gaming company, have announced a multi-year partnership with BetMGM becoming the Ravens’ first Official Gaming Partner. The parties will collaborate to create cobranded promotions for Ravens fans. BetMGM branded signage will be present throughout M&T Bank Stadium, digital media, and integrated social media content….

US – Maryland sportsbooks could generate $3bn in bets each year

Maryland’s sports betting market will be capable of attracting more than $200m in gaming revenue on more than $3bn in bets annually, which could then generate as much as $35m in tax revenue for the state once the market matures. “Maryland will be an attractive market for operators in large part because regulators have embraced…

US – MGM National Harbor unveils Casino Al Fresco

Panoramic views of Northern Virginia married with the thrill of the next jackpot create a one-of-a-kind venue that can only be experienced at MGM National Harbor. The integrated resort across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. debuts an outdoor gaming terrace where guests can enjoy their favorite slot games in an unmatched setting. “We are…

US – MGM National Harbour makes preparations for sports betting

MGM Resorts is preparing for sports betting in Maryland with MGM National Harbor filing applications with Prince George’s County for a ‘sportsbook enhancement project.’ The sportsbook will be built next to National Market, the food court in MGM National Harbor. The Maryland General Assembly green-lit new laws last week to bring sports betting into the…