At long last, the start of Maryland online sports betting has begun. Visitors and residents to the Old Line State can now bet from anywhere in the state.
For now, there are seven online sportsbooks up and running. However, customers can expect many more to launch in the coming months.
Maryland online sports betting launch is here
The Maryland Gaming Commission gave the green light to seven online sportsbooks on Wednesday. The 9 a.m. EST launch on Wednesday, November 23, has been over two years in the making.
The seven operators are:
- Caesars Entertainment
- Penn Entertainment
Voters in Maryland authorized retail and online sports betting via a referendum in November 2020. However, until Wednesday, the only legal sports betting options were physical sportsbooks inside casinos.
Maryland regulators have approved licenses for ten online sportsbooks. The other three operators launching in due time will be Betfred, betParx and Fanatics.
Launch promos for six MD sports betting apps
In Maryland, in order to use legal sportsbooks, people must be at least 21 years of age. Customers must also be physically within the state’s borders when submitting bets.
The following offers are for bettors new to each sportsbook. Unfortunately, if you have signed up with these operators in neighboring states, you are ineligible to receive them.
However, there is one perk for existing customers. If you already have an account with DraftKings in Pennsylvania, you do not have to re-register for a new account in Maryland. Simply log into the app with your existing credentials and let the app verify your account for use in MD.
Additionally, if you took advantage of early registration offers for Maryland sportsbooks like FanDuel, now is the time to enjoy the benefits you earned.
Here are some bonus offers for new customers:
- DraftKings Sportsbook — $200 FREE early sign-up offer PLUS $100K Free Bet Sweepstakes
- Caesars Sportsbook — Promo Code: LEGALPICS – Up To $1,500 Free Bet Bonus Win or Lose OR Up Tp $1,500 Free Bet on First Bet Loss
- BetMGM Sportsbook — Bonus Code: PLAYBONUS – Up To $1,000 First Bet Insurance
- FanDuel Sportsbook — Bet $5 GET $200 In Free Bets Win or Lose
- PointsBet Sportsbook — Promo Code: BETBONUSMD – $200 FREE early sign-up offer PLUS 5 x $100 Second Chance Bets