Ohio House passes sports betting bill

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The Ohio House of Representatives has passed a bill that would legalise both retail and mobile sports wagering in the US state.

The Ohio House of Representatives has passed a bill that would legalise both retail and mobile sports wagering in the US state.

First introduced by State Representatives Dave Greenspan and Brigid Kelly in April of last year, House Bill 194 passed the House by a vote of 83-10 yesterday (May 28).

Ohio’s Statehouse had debated the bill for more than a year prior to this week’s vote, with the House’s approved version setting out plans for the Ohio Lottery Commission to take responsibility for regulating the market.

Operators that secure a sports gaming agent license in the state would be subject to a tax rate of 10% on sports wagering receipts.

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