Two bi-partisan bills regulating how the state oversees sports gambling are in the legislature.
But there's a debate over where it will happen - in gambling facilities, at other venues, or in people's homes and pockets. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
It’s been just over a year since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled states can legalize sports gambling. But it was happening before that and since then.
“Some estimates put the illegal US sports wagering market at upward of $100 billion annually,” said Ayesha Molino, senior vice president of federal government affairs with MGM Resorts International, which owns the Cleveland area racino now called MGM Northfield.