There are a number of pros and cons of being a bookmaker in Columbus, Ohio. The main thing to keep in mind is that you must utilize a top Price Per Head as standalone bookmaking businesses are no longer feasible since they cannot offer LIVE IN-PLAY WAGERING, live dealer online casinos and customized websites. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE
Pros of Being a Bookie in Columbus
*Home to one of the biggest College Football fan bases in the United States, the Ohio State Buckeyes.
*Many wealthy enclaves in region
*College town with constant batch of fresh gamblers with the start of each new season.
*So many sports bars and pool halls where one can find like-minded individuals.
*Great place to live and raise a family.
More than half the population is college-educated professionals earning $54,000 a year or more, above the state average of $48,000. However, as you move south and west, income and education levels both drop.
While Columbus as a whole is a car-dependent city, many parts of the downtown business district have a walk score of 80 or more, so you may be able to walk to work when you live here, thus making it easy to reach clients.
*High Intelligence - Columbus was named the most intelligent city in the United States in a 2013 list released by the Intelligent Community Forum, according to The Columbus Dispatch. Stats-oriented and inclined to place “smart” wagers.
Cons of Being a Bookie in Columbus
*One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22, a number cut in half for independent bookies. Within Ohio, more than 95% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Columbus.
*College students may be avid sports bettors but they are also notoriously broke more often than not.
*Unless you live downtown, you’ll need a car to get around.
*Ohio has strict laws that make aggravated gambling a felony. It is also illegal to have more than five women living in a single household.
*High Intelligence - Columbus was named the most intelligent city in the United States in a 2013 list released by the Intelligent Community Forum, according to The Columbus Dispatch. Stats-oriented and smart enough to beat your “dumb” bookie ass (just kidding).
Want to Place a Bet in Columbus Without a Bookie?
You can place a wager directly online bypassing a local bookie at AmericasBookie.com and claim up to a 100 percent bonus.
- Gilbert Horowitz, Gambling911.com