A number of different types of gambling have been available in Ohio for years, so there has always been a focus on responsible gambling.
In-person and online sports betting in Ohio was launched in the state in January 2023 to expand the options, and it has become quite popular.
Problem gambling resources in Ohio
Under Ohio gaming laws, 2% of gross casino and sports betting revenue is used to support programs that help people deal with gambling problems.
Let’s take a look at the tools and resources that are available to Buckeye State residents.
Ohio Casino Control Commission
The Ohio Casino Control Commission oversees casino gaming and sports betting, including daily fantasy sports.
They have links to responsible gambling information and resources on their site. In fact, they point visitors toward problem gambling resources that are specific to each major metropolitan area in the state.
Ohio Lottery Play Responsibly page
When it comes to lottery games, the Ohio Lottery Commission is the agency that supervises lottery activities.
If you visit their Play Responsibly page, you will find links to treatment programs, problem gambling facts, and other important sources of assistance and information.
There is also a link to a problem gambling live chat function, and there are links to resources like: