An unfamiliar name will be among the sports betting apps available for download by Ohio residents in January when that state launches its legal sports betting market.
The mobile sports betting app from betPARX has applied for an operating license in Ohio, according to the Ohio Casino Control Commission. Because it did so during the first of the OCCC’s two application windows, it will be allowed to launch with many other apps on Jan. 1, 2023.
The company is operational in Michigan via a partnership with Gun Lake Casino and also has operator agreements in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Relatively new to the industry, betPARX secured a deal as an Official Betting Operator of the PGA TOUR in March, as part of a market access deal with the Ohio-based Memorial Tournament presented by Workday.
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In March 2022, betPARX entered an agreement for market access in Ohio with the PGA Tour, which operates the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, and under state law can qualify for one mobile sports betting license.
Thanks to its agreement with the PGA Tour, betPARX is the exclusive mobile sports betting sponsor of the Memorial Tournament. That tourney is held at Muirfield Village Golf Club, which is located about 20 miles northwest of Columbus.
In Pennsylvania, betPARX is partnered with Parx Casino, which is located just north and east of Philadelphia. The casino was rebranded under that name in 2019 and is owned and operated by Greenwood Racing, Inc., which has as its parent company Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc., which operates betPARX.
The betPARX app, which is presented as “Casino + Sports” and is available for both iOS and Android devices, is powered by PlayTech — one of the industry leaders in gaming platform technology.
Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc. is headquartered in Bensalem, Pa., and has ownership stakes in race tracks, racinos, casinos, and other resort properties, primarily in the eastern United States.
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What We Know About betPARX Sports Betting App
In other states where betPARX is operating, such as Michigan, the sportsbook offers wagers in all of the sports you can bet on with other brands. This includes MLB, NFL, NHL, NHL, Professional Soccer, racing, PGA, WTA, WNBA, MLS, UFC/MMA, and many more.
Bettors in Ohio can can expect the following features from betPARX:
- Easy deposits via credit card, debit card, PayPal, bank transfer, and other methods.
- Simple identification verification.
- Promotional bonuses or deposit matches for new players.
- The betPARX Odds Boost and Profit Boost options.
- Parlay builders and parlay specials daily.
- Same Game Parlays with multiple sports.
- Dependable and quick methods for withdrawing your eligible funds or winnings.
Currently in Michigan for example, new users of betPARX can get a Risk-Free Bet of up to $750. With that promotion, if your first bet loses, you get up to $750 of your initial wager returned in the form of free betting credits to use in the betPARX app.