Sports betting will be legal in Ohio at the beginning of the new year.
State regulators have been working for months to approve licenses and launch Ohio’s legal framework for sports betting, which was approved by lawmakers in late 2021.
Ohio’s legal sports betting structure allows entities to apply for three different types of licenses: Types A, B, and C.
A Type A license allows entities to host sports betting through mobile applications, such as Fan Duel and Draft Kings.
The state has issued 23 Type A licenses. License holders include Ohio’s professional sports teams: Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Columbus Blue Jackets, Columbus Crew, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Cavs, Cleveland Guardians, and FC Cincinnati. The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Muirfield Village Golf Club also hold a Type A license. Read More