CLEVELAND– Legalized sports betting is officially underway in the state of Ohio, and Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR) (“Caesars”) today announced that its sports betting wagering platform, Caesars Sportsbook, is officially live on desktop and available for download on iOS and Andriod. Eligible sports fans can now wager responsibly while earning unmatched Caesars Rewards on the Caesars Sportsbook app or by visiting two new Caesars Sportsbook retail locations now accepting bets in the Buckeye State.
“Caesars Sportsbook is ready to offer a top-of-the-line sports betting experience to Ohioans,” said Eric Hession, President of Caesars Digital. “This launch builds on our legacy in Ohio of treating customers like royalty. We look forward to providing an added level of excitement to the sports entertainment experience, whether they use our mobile app or visit one of our new retail sportsbooks in Columbus or Cleveland.”
In addition to the Caesars Sportsbook mobile app, Caesars Sportsbook is now accepting in-person sports wagers and mobile account cash deposits at two popular entertainment destinations familiar to Ohioans. In Columbus, sports fans can now head to one of the state’s premier horse racing and gaming destinations, Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs, where the popular racino’s brand-new Caesars Sportsbook location is accepting sports bets via convenient betting windows and self-service betting kiosks.
As the “Official Sports Betting Partner” and the “Official Casino Partner” of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Caesars Sportsbook is also now accepting in-person sports wagers at Caesars Sportsbook inside Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The more than 10,000-square-foot sportsbook located on the street level inside the Northwest Atrium area of the team's home venue will officially celebrate with a ceremonial grand opening event on January 2, marking the first day the sportsbook will be open on a Cavs game day.
Caesars is an industry leader in responsible gaming and continues to champion responsible gaming education as Caesars Sportsbook expands into new markets. In addition to educating Team Members about responsible gaming, the Caesars Sportsbook app has tools in place to encourage responsible play, including Deposit Limits, Spending Limits, Daily Time Limits, and Cool Off Time Limits.
Caesars Sportsbook ties mobile sports betting to unmatched rewards via the industry-leading loyalty program Caesars Rewards. Every wager placed rewards the bettor with Tier Credits for status and Reward Credits that can be used to unlock unbeatable Caesars Rewards experiences, discounted getaways at Caesars Entertainment destinations across the U.S., and as special access to tickets, merchandise, and experiences through the partnership with the Cavaliers.
Eligible sports fans in Ohio can download the Caesars Sportsbook app, register, and deposit funds to take advantage of special sign-up offers for first-time users.
With multiple ways to deposit funds, faster payouts, and intuitive features, the Caesars Sportsbook app offers elevated sports betting experience anywhere in the state. Eligible customers can enjoy access to thousands of markets, including expanded in-play options now with live drive and play-by-play markets, same-game parlays, cashout functionality, and high-speed live streaming of select NFL games.
For real-time industry updates and to join the empire of like-minded Caesars, players can engage with the Caesars Sportsbook social handle @CaesarsSports on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
About Caesars Entertainment, Inc.
Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR) is the largest casino-entertainment Company in the U.S. and one of the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment providers. Since its beginning in Reno, NV, in 1937, Caesars Entertainment, Inc. has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions. Caesars Entertainment, Inc.’s resorts operate primarily under the Caesars®, Harrah’s®, Horseshoe®, and Eldorado® brand names. Caesars Entertainment, Inc. offers diversified gaming, entertainment and hospitality amenities, one-of-a-kind destinations, and a full suite of mobile and online gaming and sports betting experiences. All tied to its industry-leading Caesars Rewards loyalty program, the Company focuses on building value with its guests through a unique combination of impeccable service, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars is committed to its employees, suppliers, communities and the environment through its PEOPLE PLANET PLAY framework. Know When To Stop Before You Start.® Gambling Problem? Call or text 1-800-GAMBLER. For more information, please visit www.caesars.com/corporate. You must be 21 or older to gamble. For help, call the Ohio Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-589-9966 or visit the Ohio for Responsible Gambling website at www.org.ohio.gov.
About Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Championship in 2016 while also taking the Eastern Conference crown in 2007, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The team plays at, and also operates, the transformed Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers and Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse are part of Rock Entertainment Group. The Group also includes the Cleveland Monsters of the AHL, the Cleveland Charge of the NBA G League, Cavs Legion of the NBA 2K League, Legion Lair Lit by TCP home of Cavs Legion in Cleveland, and Cleveland Clinic Courts - the Cavaliers’ training and development center in Independence, Ohio. The Cavaliers are regularly recognized for their extensive community support and engagement programs and contributions, workplace diversity and inclusion leadership, and an on-going economic impact that now registers in the billions of dollars locally. Dan Gilbert is Chairman of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Gilbert and his family of companies have now invested over $2.0 billion in Cleveland. Gilbert is also Founder and Chairman of Rocket Mortgage, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, and Founder and Chairman of Rock Ventures LLC, the umbrella entity for his portfolio of business and real estate investments. Nic Barlage is the Cavaliers, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and Rock Entertainment Group CEO, and the Cavaliers team is led by President of Basketball Operations Koby Altman, General Manager Mike Gansey and Head Coach J.B. Bickerstaff. The Cavaliers and Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse provide fans the best experience in the NBA with its extensive and stunning array of amenities and technology and signature, electrifying game presentation.