July 7, 2022 2 min read


Betfred Sports Prepares for Maryland Launch with Local Partner

Betfred Sports is already gearing up to enter Maryland’s sports betting landscape once it becomes available to private operators. The state is looking forward to launching both retail and online betting operations and Betfred Sports will be among the first to enter and secure a license in the state, the sportsbook argues in a new press release.

Betfred Finds Local Partner in Long Shot’s of Frederick

To make this a reality, Betfred Sports has teamed up with Long Shot’s of Frederick, which will enable the due to work on the full spectrum of gambling solutions that will enable consumers to place bets quickly in-person and remotely once the regulatory approvals are issued.

A temporary retail sportsbook is planned for the Maryland Jockey Club’s OTB for the upcoming football season. There will be another, permanent structure, which will sprawl on 8,800 square feet and feature a video wall, comfortable seating, and more at some point next year.

The retail sportsbook experience will come with a range of great food and beverage choices which will be served as part of the experience. Commenting on this opportunity Long Shot’s CEO Alyse Cohen said:

We were at the forefront of bringing sports betting to Maryland and specifically to Frederick. We are thrilled to open a sportsbook at Long Shot’s in partnership with Betfred Sports. We are proud that Long Shot’s is one of the premier off-track betting locations in the State and we look forward to achieving similar success with sports wagering.  Long Shot’s will not only boost the local economy but contribute to enhancing the education of our students.

Long Shot’s CEO Alyse Cohen

A Partnership That Will Cater to All Sports Fans

Betfred Sports COO Bryan Bennett was equally thrilled at the opportunity, arguing that the company has picked its Maryland partner carefully in anticipation of the upcoming launch. With more than 50 years in sports betting operations, Betfred Sportsbook is one of the most successful entities on the market, Bennet assured.

He expressed confidence that the partnership with Long Shot will lead to distinct opportunities in seeking to consolidate both brand’s brand and visibility in the state. Once Maryland launches, Betfred Sportsbook and Long Shot’s will be there.


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