The Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati is getting ready for the January 1. 2023 launch of Ohio sports betting with a tour of its upcoming retail sportsbook. The casino gave members of the media a sneak peek at the improved facility, which is expected to be one of the most popular destinations for sports bettors in the state.
Ready to Rock Sports Bets
The Hard Rock Sportsbook will be located at the western entrance to the casino, adjacent to Hard Rock Cafe. The Hard Rock team has been in the works for the sports betting location and several upgrades in the facilities are expected to fit with the sportsbook offerings.
As per Hard Rock Cincinnati President George Goldhoff:
“We are so thrilled and delighted that in the next 60 days we will have a live sportsbook, of course, pending licenses.”
He added that they are still preparing the sportsbook facility which will feature plenty of ways to bet.
There will be seven live-betting windows for visitors, together with more than 30 sports-betting kiosks scattered across the area. The casino will also add 137 televisions featuring live sporting events and launch their mobile app
On the other hand, Marty Brennaman, a Former Cincinnati Reds, and Hall-of-Fame broadcaster said:
“When I think of the trips, I’ve made out west and was introduced, for the first time, to a sportsbook, which I didn’t know existed, being a sports fan and seeing all the televisions with all of the different sporting events, it kind of blew you away.”
More Ohio Sportsbooks Coming
In just two short months, sports betting will officially launch in Ohio. This is big news for sports fans, as it will open up a whole new world of betting opportunities. There are already several well-established casinos in the state, and many of them are expected to offer sports betting when it becomes legal.
In addition, several online sportsbooks already received conditional approval to acquire licenses in Ohio. This means that bettors will have plenty of options when it comes to where they place their bets. With so many choices available, it’s important to do your research before choosing a bookmaker.
There will be online platforms for those who do not have the time to visit physical locations. Online sportsbooks have been dominating its markets and it may be the same case in the Buckeye State.