Ohio has seen more than 1,000 companies apply for a license to offer retail sports betting in college and professional competitions.
According to a report from Cleveland.comThings are heating up in Buckeye State before January 1, 2023, when sports betting begins.
Sportsbooks and kiosks will be available in bars, restaurants, and bowling alleys. Ohio is one of the largest untapped sports betting markets in the country.
Under the new law, Ohio regulates lottery booths. The Ohio Casino Control Commission controls the regulation of online sports betting. The state is expected to see at least 10 sports betting applications.
According to the report, an organization looking for a betting booth license must apply by August 15. Companies will pay taxes to the state.
Ohio legalized sports betting in 2019 after several years of debate.