Author Archives: Ohio for Responsible Gambling

Sports Betting Promotional Offers: Not “Risk Free”

It’s been a common sight in Ohio sports betting advertisements recently: a promotional offer to start betting, seemingly for nothing. With legal sports betting having started in the state this month, sports betting operators are using promises of “risk-free” bets to lure new customers to their services. But all bets come with risks, and sports […]

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How Will Legal Sports Betting Impact Ohio’s Youth?

The start of legal sports betting last week has already changed the landscape of gambling in Ohio. With more adults engaging in gambling because of easy access to online betting and betting locations throughout the state, responsible gambling advocates are hard at work making sure that treatment is available and responsible gambling messages are spread. […]

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National Sportsbook Operators, Including Some in Ohio, Adopt Responsible Gaming Standards

Legal online sports betting has swept across the nation, including Ohio on January 1st, 2023. And as this form of legal gambling continues to spread across the country, ensuring that people engage in it responsibly is a rising concern for responsible gambling advocates. With different regulations and responsible gambling requirements from state-to-state, and a landscape […]

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