Ohio Sports Betting Legalization News

The legal gambling age in Ohio is either 16, 18, or 21. You can play bingo as a 16 year old, you can play keno, play lotteries, and bet the horses by age 18, but you must be 21 to place casino bets . Sports betting is likely to follow the 21-year limit.

Who Can Offer Ohio Sports Betting?

In addition to the privilege of setting up online sports betting and online betting apps, existing casinos and race tracks will receive the first dibs that offer bets from their physical location.

Who Regulates or Licenses Sports Betting in Ohio?

Many changes to Ohio HB 194 have brought the process closer to a conclusion on how sports betting is established, monitored, and taxed. There is also an Ohio SB 111 that suggests different supervisory rules.

The Senate bill proposes the Casino Control Commission as its regulator, while the Busier House bill lists the Ohio Lottery Commission as its licensing agency.

What sports will be favorite sports bettors in Ohio?

A footballing ground in the college scene, Ohio also offers a wide variety of professional teams for the anxious fans of sports betting in Ohio.

There were as many as eight FBS programs in college football in the state, including six members of the famous MAC (Mid-American Conference). Of course, the most famous soccer program and the one that will draw so much betting interest is the perennial powerhouse of Ohio State Buckeyes.

On the pro side, there are no fewer than three cities in Ohio with professional franchises. In Cleveland, the NBA Cavaliers, the NFL’s esteemed Browns and the beloved baseball Indians will be the focus of attention.

In addition to hosting the Cincinnati Bearcats program of the American Athletic Conference in college football and college, Cincinnati hosts the Reds of the MLB and the Bengals of the NFL. FC Cincinnati is also on the MLS program every year.

Over in Columbus, the NHL opened a store with the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1990s. The MLS Columbus crew is also a fan favorite.

The Ohio College teams with their conference affiliations are listed below.

team conference
Akron zippers Central American
Bowling Green Falcons Central American
Cincinnati Bearcats The American
Cleveland State Vikings horizon
Dayton Flyer Atlantic 10
Kent State Golden Flashes Central American
Miami RedHawks Central American
Ohio Bobcats Central American
Ohio State Buckeyes Big Ten
Toledo missiles Central American
Wright State Raiders horizon
Xavier Musketeers Great East
Youngstown State Penguins horizon

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