There are two bipartisan bills that will decide how sports gaming would be overseen by the state. But there’s also a debate over where it will happen – in gambling facilities, at other venues, or even in people’s homes and pockets.
The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down a federal ban on sports betting means Pennsylvania can go forward with sports wagering through a law passed last year, in anticipation of the court’s decision.
If Issue 2 had passed on Tuesday night, it would have been only the fourth time in Ohio history that a law brought to the ballot by an individual or a group was approved by voters. There’s a new effort to make changes in that process.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled an anti-gambling group fighting Gov. John Kasich's decision to legalize slots-like video lottery terminals at seven horse tracks lacks standing to sue while another plaintiff can continue his challenge.