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Written by Leslie Kouba, at cleveland.com – link to the original article. CLEVELAND, Ohio – We all know sports betting became legal on January 1. We couldn’t not know. That’s because the Ohio Casino Control Commission decided to have a universal launch date, so the marketing was easy and everywhere all the time. I’m not a gambler. I think I’ve personally bought about four scratch-offs in my lifetime. But I do remember a time when the only way to wager (illegally) on live sports was through bookies, and Cleveland had … Read More »
Written by Joe Scalzo at Crains Cleveland Business – link to the original article. For decades, the only time employees would gamble on sports during work hours was during the annual March Madness bracket pool, a vice that ranks somewhere between using the company phone to make personal calls and microwaving fish in the break room. That all changed on Jan. 1, when legalized sports gambling arrived in Ohio — and brought a whole bunch of workplace dangers along with it. “It’s not just the informal $20 to do a bracket, where … Read More »
From the Ohio Problem Gambling Network 2023 is a new year and with it comes a big change for Ohio—the launch of legal sports betting. Not only is this the largest expansion of legal gambling in state history, it also marks the largest simultaneous launch of sports betting in the nation. Sports betting is a popular form of gambling, and it can be a fun and exciting way to engage with sports. In addition to casinos and racinos, Ohioans will now be able to place a bet on their favorite … Read More »