Ohio Lottery

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 […]

Ohio’s professional sports teams want in on legalized sports betting

BY: - April 21, 2021

Ohio’s professional sports teams are in favor of legalized sports gambling and want in on the action. A coalition of eight pro teams (plus the Memorial Golf Tournament in Dublin) announced support for a legislative effort to legalize sports gambling in the state.  A group of lawmakers spent the early months of 2021 hearing testimony […]

Lotto and toll drop-offs show people are staying home

BY: - April 22, 2020

Are you feeling lucky? Even if so, you might have a tougher time finding a lottery ticket these days with some retailers closed during the pandemic-caused shutdown.  This is leading to smaller lottery payouts — just one example of the way COVID-19 has affected the government’s coffers in recent months. The Ohio Capital Journal looked […]

Teachers union funds books for Ohio schools, urges State to do the same

BY: - January 8, 2020

What would you do with your piece of a $50,000 grant to help bring back Ohio’s school libraries? Teachers in a Parma school hope to educate middle schoolers about dyslexia, to better understand the challenge some fellow students face. Teachers in Franklin County want to provide bilingual books and expose students to a more diverse […]