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Online Fantasy Sports Competition Requirements

Effective October 1, 2018, the Office of the Comptroller has transferred authority to adopt regulations relating to fantasy competitions to the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission. This transfer of authority is pursuant to Chapter 853 of the Laws of 2018 (Senate Bill 900, “Gaming - Fantasy Competitions - Regulation and Prohibition on Operation of Electronic Device”) enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution. If you have questions pertaining to registration, please contact James Butler at 410-230-8781 or

Comptroller of the Treasury

Online Fantasy Competitions

Fantasy Sports Competition Regulations

Required Notification


In compliance with Title 03, Subtitle 11, Chapter 01, Regulation 11, it is required that an operator intending to offer online fantasy sports competitions in the State of Maryland after January 1, 2017 must submit the following information on company letterhead notifying the Comptroller’s Office that the  operator is qualified to do business in the State of Maryland.

The notification to the Agency shall include:


(1) The name and principal business address of the fantasy sports operator; if a corporation, the state of incorporation and the full name and address of each officer, director, trustee and principal salaried executive staff officer; if a foreign corporation, evidence of qualification to conduct business in the State; if a partnership or joint venture, the name and address of each officer;

(2) The name and business address of the fantasy sports operator’s resident agent in the State; and

(3) The place where and the date when the fantasy sports operator was legally established and the form of its organization.


Information provided by the fantasy sports operator shall be available for public review. In the event that information provided by the fantasy sports operator is no longer accurate due to a change in circumstances, a fantasy sports operator shall provide the agency with the corrected information within 10 business days.


Please send the requested information to:


Anne Klase

Office of the Comptroller

80 Calvert Street

P.O. Box 466

Annapolis, MD 21404-0466


View the Regulations here.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Anne Klase at 410-260-4055 or


Financial audits submitted in compliance with the 2017 reporting requirement must be submitted to the Office of the Comptroller by  December 31, 2017.

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