Barstool Sportsbook, the sports wagering product of PENN Entertainment, launched today as seven sportsbook operators got out of the starting gate for the start of online Maryland sports betting.
The official start time for mobile sports betting in Maryland was 9 a.m., ending a long wait on the part of the state’s sports betting enthusiasts.
Besides Barstool, these operatos launched a Maryland sports app today:
---BetMGM (operator for BetMGM Maryland Sports/MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill)
---BetRivers (operator for Arundel Amusements/Bingo World in Brooklyn Park)
---Caesars Maryland Sportsbook (operator for CZR Maryland Mobile Opportunity/Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore)
---DraftKings (Crown MD Online Gaming)
---FanDuel (operator for PPE Maryland Mobile/Live! Casino and Hotel in Hanover)
---PointsBet (operator for Riverboat on the Potomac in Charles County).
Just last week, Maryland Lottery and Gaming said approved sportsbooks could launch on Nov. 23.
What to Expect from Barstool in Maryland
Barstool Sportsbook customers will be able to place wagers from their desktop computers and from their mobile devices on sports events around the world. The wagering options include straight bets, cross-sport parlays, props, and in-game wagering. To spice up the action, there will be daily odds boosts, custom offers and promotions, including picks from Barstool personalities.
PENN already operates a Maryland casino, Hollywood Casino Perryville, which has a retail Barstool Sportsbook and Barstool Sportsbook restaurant.
“We are excited to debut Barstool Sportsbook in Maryland and expand our online footprint to our 14th state," said Benjie Levy, head of Penn Interactive. "We already enjoy a solid retail presence in Maryland and engage with a large base of fans through our property as well as Barstool Sports and (prominent in Canada) theScore’s powerful digital content offerings.
“We now look forward to introducing our integrated media and sports betting experience and serving the state’s passionate fans with a best-in-class, technology-driven online product. The timing could not be better to debut Barstool Sportsbook with the World Cup getting underway and as we’re in the midst of a busy sports calendar.”
One promotion ahead of the Thanksgiving Day games, includes “The Big Gobble.” In that promotion, users who bet $100+ on the Over of the Over/Under line for combined total points among all three Thanksgiving NFL games will win an “Overs Club” jacket if the Over hits.
Barstool Sportsbook also announced that it has committed a donation to the Coppin State University Development Foundation.
BetMaryland.com is a fine source for the best Maryland sportsbook promos.