Hollywood Casino Columbus to add 180 Hotel Rooms

October 13, 2022 | By: Staff

PENN Entertainment announced plans to build a new hotel at Hollywood Casino Columbus.  The new hotel project has an estimated budget of $100 million and is expected to bring 180 hotel rooms to Hollywood Columbus. It will also bring new food and drink options to the casino.  It’s expected that this new development will add […]

Cincinnati Reds to Open BetMGM Retail Sportsbook at Great American Ballpark

October 12, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

With legal online sports betting set to debut in Ohio on Jan. 1, 2023, the Cincinnati Reds have made a move aligned with that development by naming BetMGM Sportsbook as one of their official sports betting partners. As part of the partnership, BetMGM will open a retail sportsbook at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. […]

Ohio Sports Betting Updates Provided At Gaming Industry Roundtable

October 7, 2022 | By: Craig Williams

Ohio Casino Control Commission Executive Director Matt Schuler recently offered Ohio legal sports betting updates, and insight into the process and challenges remaining as Ohio completes its journey into legalized sports betting. The OCCC is working diligently ahead of Ohio’s Jan. 1, 2023, universal launch date for Ohio sports betting online. Vixio, a regulatory intelligence […]

Cleveland Guardians Overcome Longshot Odds to Make MLB Playoffs

October 6, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The Cleveland Guardians begin their Wild Card playoff series on Friday when they host the Tampa Bay Rays at Progressive Field. The Guardians overcame the steepest odds of MLB’s six division winners: 10-to-1 from Caesars and BetMGM as Spring Training broke in early April. A $100 bet on Cleveland to win the AL Central on […]

Ohio Sports Betting Geolocation Service License Awarded to GeoComply

September 30, 2022 | By: Staff

As Ohio inches closer to the launch of online sports betting, the Ohio Casino Control Commission awarded a conditional geolocation and KYC license to GeoComply. The company is the first geolocation and ID verification services compliance supplier to be awarded the license.  “We are delighted to get our license approved early in the process,” GeoComply’s […]

College Football Betting Trends: Three Ohio Programs Undefeated To The Over

September 29, 2022 | By: Craig Williams

We’re deep enough into fall to focus on developing college football betting trends. Among those trends is success to the Over/Under. Ten teams are undefeated to the Over. Among that group are three Ohio-based programs — Cincinnati, Ohio University, and Bowling Green. Each team is 4-0 to the Over, but not every college football betting […]

Commission Approves 13 More Ohio Sports Betting Licenses

September 21, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The Ohio Casino Control Commission on Wednesday, Sept. 21, approved 13 platforms for sports betting licenses when Ohio online sports betting launches on Jan. 1. The sportsbooks named include BetMGM, Caesars, and FanDuel. among others. The new sportsbooks approved on Sept. 21 come two weeks after the first batch of sports betting licenses were approved. […]

Peer-to-Peer Sports Betting Platform Prophet Exchange Coming to Ohio

September 16, 2022 | By: Caleb Tallman

Prophet Exchange is a new style of sportsbook that allows users to bet against other users. In a market dominated by big-time sportsbooks, it can be challenging for a newer sportsbook to break into the market. Prophet Exchange’s unique betting system is something different than what other Ohio sports betting apps will offer, making it […]

First Batch of Ohio Sports Betting Licenses Approved

September 8, 2022 | By: Cody Kutzer

As the Jan. 1, 2023 sports betting launch in Ohio inches nearer, we’re starting to get a better idea of which operators will be involved and where bets will be able to be placed. On Sept. 7, the Ohio Casino Control Commission granted conditional approval to eight companies for Type A and Type B sports […]