Following the official launch of legal sports wagering in the state of Ohio, FanDuel Group and Boyd Gaming has announced the availability of the online FanDuel Sportsbook within the state and the opening of a new retail sportsbook at Belterra Park Cincinnati.
Sports fans who are at least 21 years of age in Ohio can download the FanDuel Sportsbook app for iOS and Android or bet via desktop computer, once completing the strict verification process, starting at 12.01 a.m. ET today. FanDuel and Boyd Gaming will also open a retail sportsbook at Belterra Park Cincinnati at 9 a.m. ET today. To celebrate the opening a ribbon-cutting and ceremonial first bet will take place at 11 a.m. ET on Thursday, January 5 featuring former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver, T.J. Houshmandzadeh.
Opening just in time for the 2023 NFL playoffs and the 2023 CFP National Championship Game, the FanDuel Sportsbook at Belterra Park Cincinnati is conveniently located in southeast Cincinnati on the Ohio River. Stretching over 2,300 square feet, the sportsbook will serve as a one-stop-shop for fans to enjoy sporting events while placing wagers on the action. The sportsbook will be open year-round and feature three betting windows, 21 HD televisions, seating for 68 customers and nine IGT PlaySports self-service betting kiosks.
The FanDuel Sportsbook app brings its best-in-class online sports betting experience to the passionate sports fans of Ohio, who will now be able to place wagers across the state on professional and college football, basketball, baseball, hockey, golf, MMA, boxing, soccer, and tennis with a variety of bet types and payment options available.
With this launch, the Boyd-FanDuel partnership will expand to eight states, with Ohio joining Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Pennsylvania.
Ohio becomes the 18th state where FanDuel offers mobile sports betting, joining Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming. Ohio also marks the 17th jurisdiction where FanDuel offers retail sportsbook locations, joining Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, Washington DC and West Virginia.