Sports betting in Ohio
So, you've heard the buzz, right? Ohio's jumped on the sports betting bandwagon, and boy, has it been a game-changer! Gone are the days when Ohioans had to cross state lines or sneakily use VPNs to place a bet. The Buckeye State has rolled out the red carpet for sports enthusiasts, and it's been a touchdown, slam dunk, and home run all rolled into one.
Back in December 2021, the state officials gave a nod to HB 29, and just like that, sports betting was legit in Ohio. Fast forward to January 1, 2023, and bam! Online sportsbooks went live, and the digital streets of Ohio were buzzing. From Cleveland to Cincinnati, folks were downloading apps, scouting the best odds, and placing their bets on everything from football to curling. Yeah, you read that right, curling!