– January 3, 2023
Christine Hoyer (Chair Development Officer of Special Olympics Ohio) launched betJACK in Ohio when she placed her first bet at betJACK, Ohio’s Sportsbook, at JACK Cleveland Casino. Scott Lokke, General Manager at JACK Cleveland Casino, and Chad Barnhill Chief Operating Officer of JACK Entertainment joined Scott Lokke.
Christine bet $68 that the Cleveland Cavaliers would win the NBA Championship. This marked the official opening betJACK’s Northeast Ohio sportsbooks and betJACK’s mobile platform. This wager commemorates 1968 as the year the company was established.
Ohio Gaming Company is making a donation to celebrate the official launch of betting on sports in Ohio. The amount will match all wagers made with betJACK within the first 2 hours of legalized sports gambling. It can reach up to $22,000
Caption: Scott Lokke is the General Manager at JACK Cleveland Casino. Christine Hoyer is Chief Development Officer for Special Olympics Ohio. Chad Barnhill is Chief Operating Officer at JACK Entertainment.