Md. legislature may consider expansion of internet gambling

Aug 6, 2012 7:14 PM

Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch, who will be leading the discussions of expanded gambling this week, says it is possible the legislature will consider Internet gambling.

The discussions this week, said Busch, will be to ensure Maryland has a sustainable gambling program that is competitive with surrounding Mid-Atlantic states. Internet gambling apparently will be on the agenda with such subjects as permitting a gambling license in Prince Georges County and allowing the slots facilities to expand into table game play.

In June, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed a measure authorizing online betting in Delaware.