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NEWS 17 November 2016

Ohio introduces new gambling legislation

By Nicole Abbott
A bill to increase the regulation of pools, online daily fantasy sports and other forms of online gambling has been introduced to the Ohio senate.

Republican Senator of West Chester, Bill Coley, introduced the Senate Bill 356, to clarify the state’s law on certain forms of gambling. If the bill is passed, betting via electronic DFS sites would be banned if they were categorised as schemes of chance.

The legislation would also grant the regulation and licensing of pools. Pools are legal in Ohio, as long as they are not conducted for profit and 100% of the proceeds are returned are distributed as prizes.

Coley says: “The Casino Control Commission will be right there to supervise operations and to clarify any changes in the rules,”

“This legislation is necessary to make sure that daily fantasy sports and e-sports that are currently online move forward and that the gaming is done correctly.”
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