Mobile Wagering to Begin at 12:01 a.m. ET with the Sportsbook to Open at
9 a.m. ET
Cincinnati Bengals Legend T.J. Houshmandzadeh
To Make Ceremonial First Bet at Special Ribbon Cutting Event
on Jan. 5
CINCINNATI, Jan. 1,
2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the official launch of
legal sports wagering in the state of Ohio, FanDuel Group and Boyd Gaming today
announced the availability of the online FanDuel Sportsbook within
the state and the opening of a new retail sportsbook at Belterra
Sports fans who are at least 21 years of age in Ohio can download the FanDuel Sportsbook app
for iOS and Android or bet via desktop computer, once completing
the strict verification process, starting at 12.01 a.m. ET today. FanDuel and Boyd Gaming will
also open a retail sportsbook at Belterra Park Cincinnati at
9 a.m. ET today. To celebrate the
opening a ribbon-cutting and ceremonial first bet will take place
at 11 a.m. ET on Thursday, January 5
featuring former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver, T.J.
Opening just in time for the 2023 NFL playoffs and the 2023 CFP
National Championship Game, the FanDuel Sportsbook at Belterra Park
Cincinnati is conveniently located in southeast Cincinnati on the Ohio River. Stretching over
2,300 square feet, the sportsbook will serve as a one-stop-shop for
fans to enjoy sporting events while placing wagers on the action.
The sportsbook will be open year-round and feature three betting
windows, 21 HD televisions, seating for 68 customers and nine IGT
PlaySports self-service betting kiosks.
The FanDuel Sportsbook app brings its best-in-class online
sports betting experience to the passionate sports fans of
Ohio, who will now be able to
place wagers across the state on professional and college football,
basketball, baseball, hockey, golf, MMA, boxing, soccer, and tennis
with a variety of bet types and payment options available. The
FanDuel Sportsbook app, which is America's most downloaded and best
rated sportsbook app, is simple, secure and convenient with a
number of key features, including:
- Bet $5 and get $200 in Bonus Bets for online customers: Sign
up for the FanDuel Sportsbook and make a deposit of at least
$10. Place your first bet of at least
$5 and automatically receive
$200 in sportsbook Bonus Bets.
Customers can also Refer a Friend by inviting friends to join and
both receive $150 in bonus bets.
- An Innovative Spirit: FanDuel was the first U.S.
sportsbook to offer Same Game Parlay™ bets, the first to offer live
streaming of sporting events inside a betting app, the first to
provide Bad Beat Relief, the first to give early payouts for
championship teams, and the originator of the crowdsourced Spread
the Love promotion.
- Customer Focused: FanDuel Sportsbook offers safe and
secure banking, lightning-fast payouts, a Cash-Out early feature,
and 24/7 customer service.
- Sports Betting 101: FanDuel Sportsbook has a sports
betting guide to help customers learn the ins and outs of legal
- Commitment to Responsible Gaming: FanDuel is the
industry leader in promoting responsible play, including in-app
tools that allow customers to set time, deposit and wager limits,
as well as its PlaySafe site where customers can find additional
With this launch, the Boyd-FanDuel partnership will expand to
eight states, with Ohio joining
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas,
Louisiana, Mississippi and Pennsylvania.
Ohio becomes the 18th state
where FanDuel offers mobile sports betting, joining Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas,
Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New
Jersey, New York,
Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West
Virginia and Wyoming.
Ohio also marks the 17th
jurisdiction where FanDuel offers retail sportsbook locations,
joining Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas,
Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New
Jersey, New York,
Pennsylvania, Washington, Washington DC and West Virginia.
All players must be 21+ to place a legal sports wager. If you
or someone you know has a gambling problem, help is available. Call
About FanDuel Group
FanDuel Group is an innovative
sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way
consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues.
The premier gaming destination in the
United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of
leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports,
advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media. FanDuel Group has a
presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million
customers and nearly 30 retail locations. The company is based in
New York with offices in
California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, Georgia, Portugal, Romania and Scotland. Its network FanDuel TV and FanDuel+
are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its
relationships with leading direct-to-consumer OTT platforms.
FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the
world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio
of globally recognized brands and a constituent of the FTSE 100
index of the London Stock Exchange.
About Boyd Gaming
Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming
Corporation (NYSE:BYD) is a leading geographically diversified
operator of 28 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states, and
manager of a tribal casino in northern California. The Company is also a strategic
partner and 5% equity owner of FanDuel Group, the nation's leading
sports-betting operator. With one of the most experienced
leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself
on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience,
delivered with unwavering attention to customer service. Through a
long-standing company philosophy called Caring the Boyd Way, Boyd
Gaming is committed to advancing Environmental, Social and
Corporate Governance (ESG) initiatives that positively impact the
Company's stakeholders and communities. For additional Company
information and press releases, visit
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