Ever since a handful of US states have regulated the online betting market, other states have started the debate to follow suit, seeing all the benefits the gambling tax revenues can provide for the states. California for instance, have pledged that all gambling revenue will fund the education system, while others are focusing on the pension schemes and other social contributions.
Online gambling is still deemed illegal in Ohio, however, the laws are pretty laxed with regards to penalties to players gambling online. Live poker is completely legal, with many land-based casinos offering a variety of poker games in their dedicated poker rooms but players looking to take the game to the online world will need to think twice, as there’s little protection for players playing outside the regulated zones, which means that the operator will have no obligation to comply with regulatory standards. This page will delve deeper into the type of gambling that’s allowed in Ohio, what type, if any, of online betting is allowed, the legal landscape of online gambling as well as other updates within the law that are rumoured for change.