Voluntary Exclusion Program Applications

Individuals seeking to enroll in the Ohio Voluntary Exclusion Program, as well as those seeking to remove themselves from the program, can do so in person at the Commission’s offices located at each of the casino properties as well as our Main Office in downtown Columbus. Remote options are also available - please call 614-387-5854 for more information. 

Voluntary Exclusion Program

This program offers individuals the ability to ban themselves from a casino or racino facility for one year, five years or their lifetime.  If you want to enroll, you will be asked to complete the Request for Voluntary Exclusion form in the presence of a trained staff member.  Once the request is validated, you are not permitted access to any Ohio casino or racino facility during the length of the self-imposed ban.

The Voluntary Exclusion Program demands the following: 

  • A participant agrees to refrain from entering a casino/racino facility.
  • The participant’s name shall be included on a list of persons excluded from all casino/racino facilities.
  • The participants and their personal information is confidential.
  • The casino/racino operator is required to make all reasonable attempts to stop all direct marketing efforts to participants.
  • A casino/racino operator will not cash a check or extend credit to a program participant.

There are consequences if you enroll and do enter a casino or racino. You can be charged with trespassing and you will be forced to forfeit any winnings, or thing of value converted or attempted to convert into a wagering instrument.

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