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Time Out Ohio, Gamban Offer Free Blocking Software to Ohio Gamblers

December 12, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

A new partnership between Time Out Ohio (TOO) and Gamban offers Ohio gamblers one year of free access to the software that blocks over 70,000 international gambling websites and apps—across multiple devices. With the deal between the Ohio Lottery Commission’s (OLC) timeout program and the UK-based developer, Ohio joins Pennsylvania in giving players free access […]

Ohio Bans Use of Non-Gambling Products to Promote Online Sports Betting

November 14, 2023 | By: Chav Vasilev

The Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC) has updated its rules, including a new prohibition against operators offering gambling promotions to customers engaging in non-gambling transactions. The regulator proposed the new regulation in June after it had asked Fanatics Sportsbook to discontinue promotion targeting the company’s sports merchandise customers. At the time, the OCCC pointed out […]

PlayUp Settles With OCCC, Agrees Not To Pursue Ohio License for Four Years

April 21, 2023 | By: Chav Vasilev

Australian-based PlayUp has reached a settlement with the Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC) after the latter raised questions about its sports betting license application. Under the settlement terms, PlayUp has agreed to pay $120,000 in fines and refrain from re-applying for an Ohio gaming license for four years. The fines consist of a $90,000 payment to […]

Ohio Casino Control Commission Shows Online Sports Betting Operators It Means Business

January 5, 2023 | By: Craig Corbeels

It’s quickly becoming clear that the Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC) – is playing hardball with operators. The Buckeye State’s nascent sports betting market launched on New Year’s Day. Almost immediately, the OCCC put several operators on notice with hefty fines and application denials. That’s an unusually strict start, given that other US regulators have […]

PlayUp Sportsbook Won’t Launch on Sunday in Ohio

December 29, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

PlayUp Sportsbook won’t launch in Ohio’s online gambling marketplace on Sunday. The Buckeye State is kicking off legal sports betting on New Year’s Day. However, the Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC) told Bonus today that PlayUp Limited requested a 2023 hearing on the matter. The commission notified PlayUp on Dec. 2 that OCCC will “deny […]

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