Documents & Resources

Maryland Lottery and Gaming eLicensing System

Any business interested in pursuing a sports wagering license must use Maryland Lottery and Gaming’s eLicensing system to initiate a mandatory background investigation. Access to the system is now available for prospective applicants seeking Class B or mobile licenses. Information on eLicensing, including a detailed set of frequently asked questions and answers, is available on the Sports Wagering Licensing page at

Map of Designated Licensees

Click here to view a map showing the locations of the entities that were designated by law to offer retail sports wagering. The map also shows the exclusion zones around each location, within which other sports wagering facilities are prohibited by law, as well as enterprise zones and opportunity zones. Use the search bar at the top left to enter an address to see whether it is located in any of these zones. The map is for reference only. Final determination about whether an address is located in an exclusion, enterprise or opportunity zone will be made by SWARC.

SWARC License Award Decision Statements

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Sports Wagering Page

Click here to view the Sports Wagering section of Maryland Lottery and Gaming’s website ( In its regulatory oversight capacity, Maryland Lottery and Gaming is responsible for conducting criminal and financial background investigations of all sports wagering applicants to determine their qualifications for licenses. Maryland Lottery and Gaming also drafted, and ensures compliance with, the state’s sports wagering operational regulations and produces monthly reports on sports wagering revenue.