Every Ohio Retail Sportsbook Location Where You Can Bet In Person

Written By Brett Gibbons on March 6, 2023 - Last Updated on May 3, 2023
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Ohio currently offers 13 retail sportsbook locations across the state, and at least four more are on the way. Those retail locations and plans changed dramatically since they were first unveiled ahead of launch.

Some locations nixed their pursuit of a retail book while others added one. As of March 2023, where are the in-person Ohio sportsbooks?

The dominant form of Ohio sports betting is online. According to the Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC), just 1.5% of all revenue in the month of January came from retail sportsbooks. Regardless of the figures, the Buckeye State offers plenty of in-person locations to place bets and watch games.

Every Ohio retail sportsbook location

Belterra ParkFanDuelAnderson Township
Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race CourseBarstoolAustintown
Great American Ball ParkBetMGMCincinnati
Hard Rock Casino CincinnatiHard RockCincinnati
Taft's Ale House (FC Cincinnati)
JACK Cleveland CasinoBetJACKCleveland
Rocket Mortgage FieldhouseCaesarsCleveland
JACK Thistledown RacinoBetJACKCleveland
Hollywood Casino ColumbusBarstoolColumbus
Scioto DownsCaesarsColumbus
Hollywood Gaming at Dayton RacewayBarstoolDayton
MGM Northfield ParkBetMGMNorthfield
Hollywood Casino ToledoBarstoolToledo
Miami Valley GamingMVGBetWarren County

Upcoming and planned Ohio retail sportsbooks

BetRivers‘ first retail sportsbook in Ohio opens this summer at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The HOF debuted their new Hall of Fame Village, complete with an amusement park, restaurants, and shops last summer. The sportsbook is expected to open this summer and the water park in 2024. Of the unopened retail books in the state, BetRivers is the closest to opening their doors and the only one with a firm opening date.

Sportsbooks at FirstEnergy Stadium (Browns) and Lower.com Field (Crew) are in the works from Bally Bet and Tipico, respectively. The NFL won’t allow Bally Bet’s retail location to be open during games, however.

Muirfield Village Golf Club initially announced a sportsbook partnership with BetPARX before launch, but that partnership seemingly fell through. Now, the club announced their retail sportsbook will not be on Muirfield Village grounds, instead somewhere nearby. This book is the furthest from operation as Muirfield Village moved back to square one in the planning process.

Venues with no in-person sportsbook

Hope surrounded Progressive Field (Guardians) and PayCor Stadium (Bengals) offering retail books. The Guardians inked a deal with bet365 Sportsbook and the Bengals with Betfred prior to launch, but neither venue plans to offer betting lounges as of March. Progressive Field even released plans for a massive $205.5M renovation targeted to finish in time for the 2025 season. However, a retail sportsbook was not in the plans.

Nationwide Arena (Blue Jackets) was rumored to have a retail book coming in, BetFanatics, although there’s no confirmation of that yet.

Stay up-to-date with PlayOhio for developments surrounding upcoming Ohio retail sportsbooks.

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Brett Gibbons is a contributing writer for PlayOhio and TheLines.com. Brett specializes in sports betting and has previously written for Sports Illustrated and Fansided. Brett is an avid sports traveler and former Division-I football recruiter for Bowling Green and Texas State.

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