gambling

Ohio responsible gambling org. urges care in legalizing sports betting

BY: - May 12, 2021

A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Ohioans with gambling addiction is concerned the legalization of sports betting and electronic bingo could parlay into broader problems across the state. The Problem Gambling Network of Ohio takes no position on the question of expanding the state’s legal gaming opportunities, its executive director Derek Longmeier said. But if […]

New bill proposes legal sports betting at Ohio casinos, lotto retailers

BY: - May 7, 2021

Ohioans may soon have the opportunity to place legal sports bets at casino properties, lottery retailers and possibly even in sports arenas. Lawmakers formally introduced a highly-anticipated proposal to legalize sports gambling in the state. The legislation will move quickly and members expressed hope it could be passed as early as next month. Senate Bill […]

If sports gambling is legalized, where should Ohioans be able to bet?

BY: - April 13, 2021

Momentum appears to be growing for legalized sports betting in Ohio. The key question of where Ohioans will be able to place bets is being debated, and the decision could have major implications for businesses and schools. One by one, states across the country are embracing this fast-growing industry as a way of capturing tax […]

Will sports gambling be legalized in Ohio? Lawmakers giving it thought

BY: - February 16, 2021

Ohio lawmakers are taking a fresh start to approaching the issue of legalized sports gambling in the Buckeye State. There are not yet any specific proposals on the table in 2021. Instead, seven state senators make up the Select Committee on Gaming, which has begun meeting weekly to hear general testimony on the subjects of […]

Ohio House passes sports betting bill

BY: - May 29, 2020

The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would allow Ohioans to place bets on sports. The bill passed 83-10. It now heads to the Ohio Senate, which has been working on a similar proposal with a different regulatory body and lower tax rate. The House bill would give oversight responsibilities to the […]

Ohio House to vote on sports betting proposal 

BY: - May 28, 2020

A bill that would allow Ohioans to gamble on sports without leaving the couch cleared a major hurdle Wednesday and will head to the House floor. House Bill 194 passed the House Finance Committee with a bipartisan majority. The legislation, if signed, would allow anyone aged 21-and-up to wager on sports either online or in […]