Ohio Senator Believes Some DFS Games Violate State Law

The sponsor of a bill introduced in the Ohio legislature that seeks to “clarify” the state’s rules regarding daily fantasy sports (DFS) is willing to revise his measure to legalize the industry if there is enough support from his colleagues in the House of Representatives and Senate.

Republican Senator Bill Coley believes FanDuel, DraftKings and other online fantasy sports-betting pools are breaking Ohio law when they take a cut from entry fees.

Coley recently introduced Senate Bill 356, which would prevent fantasy sports leagues from making money from contest entry fees and putting for-profit pools under the supervision of the Ohio Casino Control Commission.

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