Industry News of the Day for December 13, 2021

iDEA Growth in the News: 

  • On The Money (podcast), 12.12.21 
    • Sports gambling is finally coming to Ohio. N John Pappas joined us to discuss legalized sports gambling coming to Ohio next year.  

iDEA Growth Member News: 

Overall Industry News: 


  • National Law Review, 12.11.21: Ohio Votes to Legalize Sports Betting 
    • Ohio lawmakers have reached an agreement that will legalize sports betting for those 21 and older. House Bill 29, which was passed by the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate on December 8 and is expected to be signed into law by Governor DeWine in the coming days, will allow licensed gaming operations to begin accepting wagers as soon as April 1, 2022. 
  • US Bets, 12.10.21: O-Hi-Oh! What Will Sports Betting Amount To In The Buckeye State? 
    • It’s never great being last to the party, but at the same time, it’s always good being at the party.  


  • Southern Maryland Chronicle, 12.11.21: Governor Hogan Celebrates the Launch of Sports Betting in Maryland 
    • Governor Larry Hogan today visited Live! Casino & Hotel and Horseshoe Casino Baltimore to celebrate the official launch of sports betting in Maryland after placing the first sports bet in state history yesterday at MGM National Harbor.