ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — The Maryland Stadium Authority is pushing to give the Orioles and the Ravens a bigger piece of sports betting.
A bill in the General Assembly would allow betting at stadiums, but only on game days.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 1.5K New Cases & 17 Deaths Reported Saturday
In a letter to lawmakers, the Stadium Authority is pushing to allow betting year-round. They argue this will increase foot traffic near the stadiums and Horseshoe Casino.READ MORE: People In Baltimore Protest In Solidarity, Mourning Daunte Wright's Death After He Was Fatally Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Minnesota
In addition to in-person wagers, they’re also pushing for a betting app.MORE NEWS: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Delay Maryland's Goals As Baltimore City Emerges As Potential New Hotspot