Type-C Gaming Host Licensing

Shared oversight of Sports Gaming has been granted to the Ohio Casino Control Commission (Commission) and the Ohio Lottery Commission (Lottery).  As such, additional information regarding Type-C Sports Gaming can be found on the Ohio Lottery Commission’s website.

Type-C Sports Gaming Host License Eligibility Requirements
Persons who meet all the following requirements may apply for a Type-C Sports Gaming Host license:

  • Holds a valid D-1, D-2, or D-5 liquor permit under Chapter 4303. of the Revised Code; 
  • Holds a valid lottery sales agent license under Chapter 3770. of the Revised Code; 
  • Have a current recommendation for licensure by the Lottery; 
  • Are a for-profit corporation or association.

Submitting a Type-C Sports Gaming Host License Application
Applications and associated fees must be submitted electronically via the Ohio eLicense Portal. If you are looking to start offering sports gaming on January 1, 2023 (the universal start date), you must submit your application by August 15, 2022. While applications will continue to be accepted after this date, the Commission cannot guarantee applications submitted after this date will be considered in time for a Januray 1, 2023 launch.

Duty to Update
All Type-C sports gaming host applicants and licensees are required to update the Commission on changes to information specified in Ohio Adm.Code 3775-4-01(G). Applicants may do so by using the state's eLicense portal. Updates must be provided to the Commission within 10 calendar days after the change or occurrence of the event.

Checking Application Status
Applicants can check the status of their application via the state's eLicense portal.


Check our Type-C Sports Gaming Host FAQs or contact the Commission using the methods listed below.

E-mail: sportsgaming@casinocontrol.ohio.gov
Phone: 614-387-5688

Type-C Host Application Help

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Helpline 800-589-9966