Ohio Lawmaker Wants to School Himself, Colleagues on Sports Betting

Ohio Lawmaker Wants to School Himself, Colleagues on Sports Betting

August 09, 2018 10:00 AM
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Ohio state senator John Eklund (R-District 18) had an “aha! moment” with regards to sports betting earlier this year.

“At one point, I may have had a preconceived notion” about what sports betting in Ohio would look like, Eklund said. “Like who is going to regulate and what will the tax rate be, but there is much more to this than that.

“The reason we have a placeholder bill is the more I realized the multifaceted nature of this. There are so many permutations on the theme, it starts to boggle a little. We do a lot of legislation that has that kind of feel and flavor to it. … But there are too many people with big brains out there for me to say that I have the answer.”

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