Gambling companies have spent more than $2M on sports betting ads in Maryland. Here’s why – WUSA9.com

Most of that money has been used on TV, radio and online advertising and direct mail campaigns.

BALTIMORE — Gambling companies have spent more than $2 million trying to persuade Maryland voters to approve sports betting, according to the latest campaign finance reports.

The Baltimore Sun reports that DraftKings and FanDuel, two online betting companies that stand to make money off sports betting, have about $486,000 left of the $2.75 million they’ve put into a group called “Vote Yes on Question 2.”

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