Competing bills would put sports betting in lottery or casinos: Capitol Letter

Rotunda Rumblings

Feeling lucky: Two Ohio House members have proposed legalizing, regulating and taxing sports betting in Ohio, using the proceeds to help pay for schools,’s Andrew Tobias writes. Reps. Dave Greenspan, a Westlake Republican and Brigid Kelly, a Cincinnati Democrat, introduced their proposal on Monday to run betting through the Ohio Lottery, in contrast to a Senate proposal that would place it under the auspices of the Ohio Casino Control Commission.

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