From igaming’s impact to sports betting disappointment, commission studies the future of gambling in Ohio

From igaming’s impact to sports betting disappointment, commission studies the future of gambling in Ohio

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  • John Kosich, WEWS-TV
April 11, 2024 8:35 PM

The State of Ohio continues its review of gambling in the state as it considers whether to add igaming, which would allow you to play games like poker and blackjack on your phone for money. But the picture is much broader than that. From horse racing to lottery and bingo to sports betting, the Ohio Study Commission on the Future of Gaming is taking input on it all…

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Some of the racinos made their push for gambling options beyond VLTs.

“As you envision the future of gaming in Ohio, I’d like you to consider putting Ohio racinos on a level playing field with Ohio casinos through the introduction of table games, both live dealer player games as well as electronic table games,” said Amy Ankerson, Sr. V.P. & GM of El Dorado Scioto Downs.