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Crab Sports launches mobile sports wagering operations in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission this week issued a mobile sports wagering license to Crab Sports, Inc. and its operator partner, iGaming Cloud, Inc.

On July 10, Crab Sports successfully completed a controlled demonstration of its online sports wagering platform, available at Customers participated in live wagering as Maryland Lottery and Gaming staff ensured that Crab Sports complied with all required procedures and that its systems functioned properly.

Crab Sports is the 11th mobile/online sportsbook licensee to launch in Maryland. The other 10 are:

  • Barstool Sportsbook (operator for PENN Maryland/Hollywood Casino in Perryville)
  • Betfred Sportsbook (operator for Long Shot’s in Frederick)
  • BetMGM (operator for BetMGM Maryland Sports/MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill)
  • BetRivers (operator for Arundel Amusements/Bingo World in Brooklyn Park)
  • Caesars Sportsbook (operator for CZR Maryland Mobile Opportunity/Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore)
  • DraftKings (Crown MD Online Gaming)
  • Fantatics Sportsbook (operator for Maryland Stadium Sub, LLC)
  • FanDuel (operator for PPE Maryland Mobile/Live! Casino and Hotel in Hanover)
  • PointsBet (operator for Riverboat on the Potomac in Charles County)
  • SuperBook (SBOpco, LLC)

There are currently 10 retail sports wagering facilities in Maryland:

  • Bingo World in Brooklyn Park
  • Greenmount Station in Hampstead
  • Hollywood Casino in Perryville
  • Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore
  • Live! Casino in Hanover
  • Long Shot’s in Frederick
  • Maryland Stadium Sub at FedEx Field in Landover
  • MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill
  • Ocean Downs Casino in Berlin
  • Riverboat on the Potomac in Charles County

Additional mobile operators and retail locations are expected to launch in the near future. In Fiscal Year 2023 (July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023), sports wagering contributed $25,258,639 to the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Fund, which supports public education programs. An additional $2,091,753 in expired sports wagering prizes were paid to the Maryland Problem Gambling Fund, which supports responsible gambling programs, including no-cost counseling for Maryland residents.

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