Ohio online and in-person sportsbooks will launch in less than two months. There are 25 online sportsbook licenses but can be increased based on certain situations while up to 40 retail facilities may be established across the state, subject to certain limitations on each county.
With this regard, the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment company has announced that it plans to build a BetRivers sportsbook at its Canton location. The resort company is teaming up with Rush Street Interactive for the venture and hopes to have the Ohio sportsbook ready in time for the start of 2023.
BetRivers at Hall of Fame Village
Sports fans in Canton, Ohio, will soon have a new place to make their bets. BetRivers Sportsbook is set to open at Hall of Fame Village, the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The sportsbook will be located in the Fan Engagement Zone and will feature a rooftop view of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.
BetRivers Sportsbook will offer a full menu of bets on all major sports, including football, basketball, baseball, and hockey. The sportsbook will also feature a state-of-the-art betting platform that will allow fans to place their bets in person or online.
The Hall of Fame Village is located in the heart of Canton, making it easily accessible to residents across Northeast Ohio. With a new sportsbook and other entertainment options coming soon, there’s never been a better time to visit Canton.
President and Chief Executive Officer of HOFV, Michael Crawford states that the legalization of sports betting in Ohio paved the way for more opportunities for all three business verticals of HOFV.
“We will be the first physical sportsbook in Stark County, and we will also be the first dedicated sports micro-betting platform via the Betr mobile app. This will give our guests and fans a wide variety of various and innovative ways to enjoy the excitement that sports provide,” he added.
With its convenient location and top-notch betting options, BetRivers Sportsbook is sure to be a hit with sports fans in Ohio.
Partnering with Betr
Aside from partnering with RSI for a physical sportsbook, HOFV also inked a deal with Betr for an online Ohio sportsbook. Betr has been making noise in different states as it is founded by the popular social media star, Jake Paul, and a well-known sports bettor, Joey Levy.
Betr mobile sportsbook received massive funding from major companies and even popular celebrities, it will be one of the expected online sportsbooks in Ohio once the market launches on January 1. This will allow customers to make their bets online without having to go to a physical location. The mobile sportsbook will be available to customers in all areas of the state.
As per HOFV:
“The Betr app takes sports prop betting “to a whole new level” by introducing micro-betting. Micro-betting will enable customers to place bets on practically every moment of every live sporting event “all done simply and instantaneously from the palm of their hand.”
This will improve the overall fan experience by providing customers with a streamlined option to make their bets online. The mobile sportsbook is a convenient way to make your bets. You can use it wherever you are. You can use it when you are at home, at work, or on the go. You can even use it when you are traveling.