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Maryland sports betting bill heads to governor

| By Marese O'Hagan
A bill allowing operators to accept wagers on sporting events, and permitting fantasy sports, will be passed on to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan having passed both houses of the state legislature.

The bill was approved yesterday (April 12) when the state House of Representatives voted 122-16 after Senate amendments were added to the bill.

Sports betting was approved in Maryland last year after voters backed the measure in a referendum. This followed the bill to organise the referendum passing by a landslide vote from the Maryland senate.

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