Ohio Sports Betting Officially Live — Everything to Know at State Launch

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Ohio sports betting is officially live! Sportsbooks across the state have opened their virtual and retail doors for Ohio's sports betting launch at 12 a.m. ET on Sunday.

Here are the Ohio sportsbooksexpected to be live online at midnight ET or shortly thereafter as Ohio sports betting launches on New Year's Day:

All in all, there are 22 online sportsbook licenses approved in Ohio so far, although many of those books won’t launch right on New Year’s Day.

For those sportsbooks that are officially live in Ohio at launch, though, fans can sign up, deposit and start placing bets immediately.

And to help you get started, here's everything you need to know about the Ohio sports betting launch:

Best Ohio Sportsbook Offers and Promotions

Ohio Sports Betting Rules to Expect When Betting Goes Live

Ohio Sports Betting Launch: Where Will the Tax Revenue Go?

Ohio Sports Betting Regulators Taking Responsible Gambling Seriously

Why Ohio is Projected to Be a Top Sports Betting State in 2023

Where You Can Place an In-Person Bet on Launch Day?

What Is the State of Online Casino Gaming in Ohio?

Retail sports betting also launched in Ohio at 12 a.m. ET on Sunday, with several sportsbooks opening their retail doors throughout the day.

The Ohio state legislature voted in December 2021 to legalize sports betting, with Ohio's governor signing the bill into law shortly thereafter. Ohio becomes the 32nd state (plus Washington, D.C.) to have live, legal sports betting. Of those, 22 states have legalized and launched mobile betting in some form, including Ohio, of course.

So, ready to start betting online in Ohio? Check out all of the Best Ohio Sportsbook Offers and Promotionswhen you sign up and deposit at Ohio's sportsbooks now that Ohio sports betting is live!

We encourage everyone to gamble responsibly. Ohio sports betting is available only to those who are 21+ and in Ohio. Have a gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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