Bets could be placed at Ohio’s 11 casinos and racinos as well as fraternal and veterans organizations. Greenspan and Kelly maintain that if the courts approve mobile and online sports betting, it would be allowed in Ohio.
A competing sports betting bill, sponsored by state Sens. John Eklund, R-Chardon, and Sean O’Brien, D-Cortland, was introduced in the Ohio Senate last month.
Information from the Associated Press is included in this report.