Sportradar Confirmed For An Ohio Sports Betting Supplier License

Lineups logoNow that Maryland sports betting has been around for over a week, we can look ahead to the next major market that’s preparing to offer mobile sports wagering. The state of Ohio has been making all the final preparations to roll out its legal betting offerings, and within just a month, anyone located in the state will be able to start betting right from their smartphones.

A massive number of entities have applied for sports betting applications in preparation of this launch, and we’re still getting announcements on approved licenses as we race towards the first day of Ohio sports betting. Here’s what you need to know about the most recent Ohio sports betting license to be approved and the different types of permits available in the state.

Sportradar Acquires A Gaming Supplier License For Ohio Betting

Sportradar, a sporting tech-focused company, has just released a press release confirming that it has successfully obtained a license in the state from the Ohio Casino Control Commission. Now that the company has a Sports Gaming Supplier License, Sportradar has a total of 41 different licenses across both the U.S. and Canada.

Sportradar focuses on assisting sports betting operators with next-level data, as well as video streaming technology, advanced odds, and in-depth statistical information. Part of Sportradar’s aim is to use this additional info to not only attract new sports bettors to different sportsbooks, but keep pre-existing users.

Looking At The Different Types Of Ohio Sports Betting Licenses

The Sports Gaming Supplier License that Sportradar just had approved is one of the many wagering permits being offered in the state of Ohio, with different applications available to different service providers, betting suppliers, and wagering proprietors. Three of the most popular Ohio sports betting licenses are Type A, Type B, and Type C.

A Type A license allows you to operate an online sportsbook, while a Type B license is focused on full retail sports betting locations across Ohio. Type C might be the most interesting of the three, as it allows you to manage a sports betting kiosk at your establishment. Hundreds of Type C applications have already come in, with bars, restaurants, and even grocery store chains like Kroger expected to host sports wagering kiosks for guests to use.

Ohio Sports Betting Is Primed For A Major Launch

The target date of January 1st, 2023 is a big one for Ohio sports betting. Not only is it the grand finale of the holiday season, but plenty of sporting events will be available for new bettors to wager on, especially when it comes to pro football. The major names in sports betting should be available at launch, such as FanDuel Sportsbook, Caesars Sportsbook, DraftKings Sportsbook, and BetMGM Sportsbook.

Plus, a full retail sportsbook is planning on opening up at the Cleveland Browns home field with the Bally Bet wagering lounge at FirstEnergy Stadium. With Sportradar entering the market, Ohio sports betting has the potential to be one of the top wagering industries in the U.S.

Anthony Elio is a CU Boulder graduate with a degree in creative writing and advertising. He is the lead Industry Betting Writer at Lineups.com, where he has spent over a year covering industry news in sports betting, casino, and poker.

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