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Warrants executed at Auglaize County gaming sites

Apr. 11-COLUMBUS - Search warrants were executed at three Auglaize County gambling establishments Wednesday as part of an investigation by the Ohio Casino Control Commission into alleged illegal gaming activities. According to a press release issued by the state agency, the investigation was launched after numerous complaints were received that the…
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Investigators raid local internet café for alleged illegal gambling operation

DAYTON - Investigators have raided a local internet café in connection to a reported illegal gambling operation. Investigators from Dayton Police were at Lucky Day Internet Café on Needmore Road working with the Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC) on an investigation. An officer who was unable to provide his name because of the undercover nature…
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Problem gambling on the rise in Ohio: Survey reveals alarming trends

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A recent survey paints a concerning picture of Ohio's problem gambling landscape, revealing a significant increase in at-risk individuals and gambling disorders since 2012, according to Ohio for Responsible Gambling (ORG). March as a Crucial Time for Awareness: With nearly one in five Ohio adults (over 1.8 million) classified as…
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Is Jackpot.com legal in Ohio? Your guide to online lottery in the Buckeye State

For Ohioans looking to enjoy the convenience of online lottery ticket purchases, a common question arises: "Is Jackpot.com legal in Ohio?" The answer is yes. Jackpot.com operates legally within Ohio, providing residents with a modern way to play the lottery. On this page, we look at what you need to know about Jackpot.com's legal status in…
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Is Jackpot.com legal in Ohio? Your guide to online lottery in the Buckeye State
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Ohio's Casinos, Racinos Had Hard Time In October

October brought a drop in gaming revenue in Ohio's casino/racino industry compared to both the month and year before. The four casinos and the seven racetracks with video lottery terminals combined for $187.8 million in winnings from customers, based on October revenue reports from the Ohio Casino Control Commission and Ohio Lottery. That was off…
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Ohio's Casinos, Racinos Had Hard Time In October
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Ohio's Casinos, Racinos Show Year-Over-Year Revenue Bump

Ohio's casinos and racinos combined for less gambling revenue in September than August but had a nice bump in year-over-year comparisons to September 2022. The casinos' slots and table games and the video lottery terminals at racetracks totaled $191.9 million from players in September, based on monthly reports from the Ohio Casino Control…
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Ohio's Casinos, Racinos Show Year-Over-Year Revenue Bump
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Survey: Gambling Overall And Problems Both On The Rise In Ohio

Even before legal sports betting became available to them this year, Ohioans were gambling a lot more in general and exhibiting a lot more potential problems from it, according to a comprehensive state survey. Over a five-year span between 2017 and 2022, the share of Ohio's population that gambles went up from about three of every four to more than…
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Survey: Gambling Overall And Problems Both On The Rise In Ohio
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Ohio's Casinos, Racinos Suffered Downward Revenue In August

Ohio's casinos and racinos mostly showed a slide in August revenue from the month and year before, although a few racetracks were able to help video gaming terminal revenue improve slightly over August 2022. According to monthly reports from the Ohio Casino Control Commission and the Ohio Lottery, the four casinos combined for slots and table games…
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Ohio's Casinos, Racinos Suffered Downward Revenue In August
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You can now play the $835 MILLION Powerball Jackpot online

Ohioans can now buy official Powerball tickets online - on Jackpot.com or by downloading the Jackpot.com App. The days of running into the gas station to buy lottery tickets before a big draw are over. Ohio residents across the state are learning about a new way to play the lottery, buying their tickets on Jackpot.com. Jackpot.com is a safe and…
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You can now play the $835 MILLION Powerball Jackpot online
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Ohio Commission Imposes $200,000 Penalty On Columbus Casino

Hollywood Casino Columbus has been fined $200000 by the Ohio Casino Control Commission under a settlement agreement concerning security and underage gambling problems at the casino. At its monthly meeting Wednesday, the commission announced the penalty against the PENN Entertainment property stemming from incidents that included security…
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Ohio Commission Imposes $200,000 Penalty On Columbus Casino
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Ohio's Casinos, Racinos Boosted Revenue On Monthly Basis

Ohio's casinos and racinos saw a healthy boost in gaming revenue in July from the month before while experiencing a modest drop from their earnings a year ago. The Buckeye State does not have online casinos, but its four brick-and-mortar venues and seven racetracks with VGTs combined for $203.5 million in July revenue, a 5.1% increase over June but…
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Ohio's Casinos, Racinos Boosted Revenue On Monthly Basis
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Third-largest Powerball jackpot hits $875 million today! Here’s what you need to know

Ohioans can now buy official Powerball tickets online - on Jackpot.com or by downloading the Jackpot.com App After nobody won the drawing on Wednesday, the Powerball jackpot has reached near-record heights. And now, the days of running into the gas station to buy lottery tickets before a big draw are over. Ohio residents across the state are…
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Third-largest Powerball jackpot hits $875 million today! Here’s what you need to know
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Ohio Introduces Responsible Gambling Program Ahead of January 1 Betting Launch

Ohio is due to launch sports gambling on Sunday, January 1, 2023, but the state is also keen to ensure that it does its best to protect consumers. This includes the launch of a new dedicated campaign by Ohio For Responsible Gambling. The program that gets underway is called Pause Before You Play, and it's based on the Get Set Before You Bet problem…
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Ohio Introduces Responsible Gambling Program Ahead of January 1 Betting Launch
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Ohio casinos and racinos report record $216M revenue in March

Casinos and racinos operating in Ohio took in $216 million in March, breaking a state record. The 11 venues brought in a total of $216.3 million in gambling revenue for the month, thus surpassing the $215.9 million mark posted in March 2021, according to monthly reports from the state's regulators released last Thursday. Breaking down data released…
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Ohio casinos and racinos report record $216M revenue in March
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INTRALOT Inks 5-year Contract with the Ohio Lottery Commission

Image Source: GamblingNews INTRALOT, a gaming industry supplier, has signed a new 5-year sports betting contract with the Ohio Lottery Commission. Thanks to this, the former party will be able to provide retailers and customers in the state with its critically-acclaimed solutions. As agreed with the Ohio Lottery, Intralot will implement its…
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INTRALOT Inks 5-year Contract with the Ohio Lottery Commission
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New Responsible Gambling Campaign Encourages Ohio Bettors to ‘Pause Before You Play’

On November 7, Ohio released a new responsible gambling public service advertisement, as well as a "micro-campaign" called Pause Before You Play. The program is a spinoff of Ohio's Get Set Before You Bet, a responsible gambling awareness effort. It is intended to promote responsible gaming and to aid people who are struggling with problem gambling.…
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New Responsible Gambling Campaign Encourages Ohio Bettors to ‘Pause Before You Play’
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Problem Gambling Network of Ohio: Veterans twice as likely to have?a gambling problem

Today, as we honor those who served, Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO) looks to spread awareness of the impact of problem gambling on military personnel. Despite being nearly twice as likely to struggle with a gambling problem, only 2 percent of veterans report seeking help or treatment.Gambling is a normalized behavior among the military.…
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Total Casino Revenue in Ohio Hits $83.1M in October

Regulated gambling operators in Ohio had a strong month, judging by details released by the gambling regulator in the state. The Ohio Casino Control Commission, the gambling watchdog in the state, released data outlining the performance of the four casinos in the state. Overall, the total revenue reported by the operators hit $83.1 million, marking…
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GeoComply receives conditional license from Ohio gambling regulator

GeoComply, a company that offers fraud prevention and cybersecurity solutions, announced its entry into Ohio. The company said Wednesday that its ID verification and geolocation services received a conditional license from the gambling regulator in the state, the Ohio Casino Control Commission. This made GeoComply the first and so far only ID…
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GeoComply receives conditional license from Ohio gambling regulator
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Casinos and Racinos in Ohio Rake up $216M, Set New Record

March was a successful month for casinos and racinos in Ohio, judging by data released Thursday. The casinos and racinos in Ohio set a new record last month. Data released by the Ohio Casino Control Commission and the Ohio Lottery, reveals that the gaming revenue for casinos and racinos in March hit $216.2 million. A breakdown of the gaming…
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Ohio Man Indicted for Gambling and Tax Offenses

In a second superseding indictment unsealed today, a federal grand jury in Cleveland, Ohio, charged Christos Karasarides Jr., of Canton, with tax evasion, filing false tax returns, witness tampering, falsifying records and five separate conspiracies to operate illegal gambling businesses, defraud the IRS and commit money laundering. In May 2021,…
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Illegal gambling machines seized in Licking County

The Ohio Investigative Unit says it's a major problem happening all over the state where unlicensed slot machines are not giving customers a fair chance. PATASKALA, Ohio - At one of the busiest intersections in Pataskala, one local business just got hit with a red light. Eric Wolf is the enforcement commander with the Ohio Investigative Unit. He…
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Illegal gambling machines seized in Licking County
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Ohio's newest way to gamble: Electronic instant bingo

CINCINNATI - Ohio launched a new form of gambling April 1. Mark Rizzo claimed two jackpots by April 3. "Saturday I won $500 and Sunday I won $400," said Rizzo, a State Farm Insurance agent and proud member of VFW Post 6069 in Lebanon. "It's money for the charities, so it beats going to the casino where they give nothing." The Lebanon post is one of…
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Ohio's newest way to gamble: Electronic instant bingo
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Problem Gambling Awareness month: Get set before you bet

Sometimes you hear someone say, "I need to hit the lottery." You may have said it yourself. Perhaps most of us know waiting for our ship to come in is not very likely if we aren't working to make that happen - literally working. March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month. As Ohio joins the 29 states and District of Columbia which already have…
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Problem Gambling Awareness month: Get set before you bet
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Ohio casinos hit the jackpot

Ohioans felt especially risky last year, and they're not alone. Driving the news: Ohio's four casinos and seven racinos set another new record for revenue in 2021 by bringing in a combined $2.3 billion, according to Ohio's Casino Control and Lottery commissions data. Why it matters: tax proceeds funneled toward local governments, public education,…
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Ohio casinos hit the jackpot
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Ohio's casino revenue shatters yearly records

OHIO - Casino and racino gaming had a massive increase in revenue in 2021. According to data from the Ohio Casino Control Commission, revenue from Ohio's four main casinos broke a yearly record garnering $983 million in revenue, breaking 2019's figure of $850 million. Meanwhile, revenue at Ohio's seven racinos topped $1.3 billion in the 2021…
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Ohio's casino revenue shatters yearly records
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Gifts like lottery tickets and online gaming could have unexpected consequences for children: Amanda Blackford and Karen Russo

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The holidays are a time for fun and games. Unfortunately, many gifts on a child's holiday wish list could have unexpected consequences down the road. Lottery tickets, online gaming, and augmented reality are among the top selling items this holiday season. For adults, these gifts can be a fun way to enjoy time with friends and…
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Gifts like lottery tickets and online gaming could have unexpected consequences for children: Amanda Blackford and Karen Russo
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Ohio casinos set record-high $2.1B yearly revenue with still one month to go

Ohio's casinos and racinos have already broken the revenue record for an entire year in 2021, with still one month to go. Venues in the state have accumulated $2.11 billion in gambling revenue through November, heading into December with confidence. The current record-setting figure stands $120 million ahead of the previous record, set in 2019,…
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Ohio casinos set record-high $2.1B yearly revenue with still one month to go
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Cash payouts at skill game centers raise red flags

MEDINA, Ohio - Ohio casinos are on pace to shatter revenue records this year, bringing in $821 million so far this year alone. But a News 5 hidden camera investigation reveals Ohio's four licensed casinos in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus and Toledo aren't the only games around. Instead, News 5 found underground gaming centers in suburban strip…
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Cash payouts at skill game centers raise red flags
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Ohio casinos continue record-breaking trend in October with 14% revenue growth

After the release of a report state's Casino Control Commission on Monday, it became clear that Ohio's eleven casinos and racinos are on a streak of record-breaking figures, having brought in $192.7 million in revenue for the month of October. This stands for a 14% increase in a year-over-year comparison, having reached $169.1 million in October…
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Ohio casinos continue record-breaking trend in October with 14% revenue growth
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Ohio’s casinos and racinos bring in $192.7 million in gambling revenue

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio's casinos and racinos continue to break records, bringing in $192.7 million in gambling revenue for the month of October, according to reports released by the state Monday. Ohio's 11 casinos and racinos generated $192.7 million in gambling revenue in October, up 14% from the $169.1 million made last October and up 22% from…
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Ohio’s casinos and racinos bring in $192.7 million in gambling revenue
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Ohio For Responsible Gambling taking part in Responsible Gaming Education Week

Ohio For Responsible Gambling is taking part in the national effort during American Gaming Association's (AGA) Responsible Gaming Education Week 2021 (RGEW) to increase problem gambling awareness among gaming industry employees and customers. AGA's Responsible Gaming Education Week, taking place from September 19-25, educates consumers on…
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Ohio For Responsible Gambling taking part in Responsible Gaming Education Week
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Ohio sets a new record with August's gambling revenue reaching $194.3M

ccording to a report by the state's Casino Control and Lottery Commission, Ohio's casino and racino industry has set another monthly record with $194.3 million in gambling revenue in August, after paying out winnings, reported cleveland.com. The highlights of the report on Cleveland/Akron market last month are: MGM Northfield Park had revenue of…
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Ohio casinos, racinos smash August record with $194 million in gambling revenue

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio's casino and racino industry set a another monthly record, taking in $194.3 million in gambling revenue in August after paying out winnings, reports from the state's casino control and lottery commissions show. The revenue for the 11 facilities topped the previous August record of $172.1 million, set a year ago, with a gain…
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Ohio casinos, racinos smash August record with $194 million in gambling revenue
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Police shut down alleged gambling operation; confiscate cash, 98 machines

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) - Police shut down an alleged illegal gambling den on Friday, and seized 98 machines, a gun, and lots of cash. CPD's PACT (Police and Community Together) Unit teamed up with the Ohio Casino Control Commission this afternoon, July 16, 2021, to shut down a gaming establishment on the city's west side, Columbus police said in a…
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Police shut down alleged gambling operation; confiscate cash, 98 machines
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Ohio casinos, racinos continue streak in June of raking in record-breaking revenue

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio's casinos and racinos in June continued their streak of shattering revenue records as the coronavirus pandemic continues to die down. The state's 11 casinos and racinos last month combined to take in $196.8 million in gambling revenue, after paying out winnings, according to reports released by the state on Wednesday. It was…
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Ohio casinos, racinos continue streak in June of raking in record-breaking revenue
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Illegal slot machines Ashland

ASHLAND, Ohio (WJW) - The Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC) said two local businesses were searched as part of an illegal gambling investigation. According to a press release, the OCCC served search warrants Wednesday on two businesses in Ashland. The OCCC said an investigation by gaming agents found Friends Skilled Games and Hott Spot Skill…
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Ohio Gambling Market Posted All-Time Record in October

Casinos and racinos in Ohio produced another record in terms of revenue in October since their re-opening from the coronavirus shutdowns. The Ohio Casino Control Commission released its revenue report Monday, posting $169.1 million in gambling revenue generated for the month by the 11 land-based gambling establishments in the state. The gross…
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Ohio Gambling Market Posted All-Time Record in October
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Ohio Casinos Show Opposition to Electronic Bingo Legislation

Senate Bill 176 in Ohio would legalize sports betting, something that casino operators and sports fans want to see happen. However, the bill also allows the state to start offering electronic instant bingo games and casinos are not happy at all about this inclusion. To fight the option, some gaming companies are coming out in opposition with a…
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Ohio Casinos Show Opposition to Electronic Bingo Legislation
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Ohio casino, racino action recovers some in February, but still down from a year ago amid lingering coronavirus limits

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio's casino and racino industry showed signs of rebounding in February, with gambling revenue up $5.3 million over January, but business still lagged where was a year ago. Gambling revenue - the amount of money kept by the house after paying out winnings - totaled $158.7 million at Ohio's 11 casinos and racinos last month,…
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Ohio casino, racino action recovers some in February, but still down from a year ago amid lingering coronavirus limits