Maryland joined the growing list of states that have their eyes on legalizing sports betting, as a new bill cropped up in the state legislature.
Maryland implemented regulations to oversee paid-entry fantasy sports contests on Monday, according to the office of Comptroller Peter Franchot.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot announced proposed regulations for the daily fantasy sports industry on Thursday.
The Maryland state legislature did not pass legislation dealing with daily fantasy sports on Monday, leading to a key lawmaker calling for action.
Maryland could pass legislation within the next week that would send the issue of daily fantasy sports' legality to a November referendum.
Maryland introduced daily fantasy sports legislation this week, taking the suggestion of the state attorney general Brian Frosh to revisit a 2012 law.
The office of the Maryland Attorney General issued an advisory opinion on daily fantasy sports, urging the state legislature to clarify the law.