Ohio making another play at legalizing sports betting

Ohio making another play at legalizing sports betting

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The latest proposal for legalizing sports betting in Ohio calls for bringing it to casinos, betting shops, sports bars, computers, mobile phones and maybe even pro sports stadiums.

After months of listening to ideas, Republican lawmakers in the state Senate rolled out a plan Thursday morning that would allow 40 sports betting licenses to be issued in the state for taking wagers on professional and college sports.

Half of those would be available to the state’s casinos and horse racing tracks called racinos, which could then partner with outside companies to provide sports betting online or mobile apps.

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