Ohio Gambling Review To Tackle Fantasy Sports

The chairman of the Ohio legislature’s gaming committee has asked the state’s attorney general to weigh in on the legality of daily fantasy sports (DFS) for a report that he is preparing on the oversight of the Buckeye State’s gambling industry.

Before the end of the year, Senator Bill Coley plans to release a report to the Ohio General Assembly with his recommendations on a number of gaming matters, including daily fantasy sports, sports betting and a possible consolidation of the state’s four gambling oversight bodies.

“My report will be on the status of gaming in the state of Ohio and we will have a section on the issue of daily fantasy sports leagues,” Coley told GamblingCompliance.

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