Oversight of fantasy contests was granted to the Ohio Casino Control Commission by the Ohio General Assembly with the passage of House Bill 132 of the 132nd General Assembly. The law gives the Commission jurisdiction over all those involved with fantasy contests, including the ability to license, regulate, investigate and penalize fantasy contest operators, and also provides for a number of consumer protections.

The administrative rules for the regulation of fantasy contests took effect Tuesday, September 3.

Pursuant to Section 3 of HB 132 of the 132nd General Assembly, those operators that were offering contests in Ohio when the bill took effect (March 23, 2018), must submit their license applications to the Commission no later than October 3 in order to continue operating uninterrupted.

Beginning September 3, license applications may be submitted electronically to the Commission.
Fantasy Contest Operator and Management Company Application
Duty to Update Form for Fantasy Contest Applicants/Licensees

Further updates and information will be posted in the coming weeks.

Questions? Contact Aleah Page, Manager of Licensing – Casino Gaming and Fantasy Contests at or by phone at 614-387-5617.

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