Oversight of fantasy contests was granted to the Ohio Casino Control Commission by the Ohio General Assembly with the passage of House Bill 132 of the 132nd General Assembly. The law gives the Commission jurisdiction over all those involved with fantasy contests, including the ability to license, regulate, investigate and penalize fantasy contest operators, and also provides for a number of consumer protections.
The Commission approved the initial draft rules regarding the regulation of fantasy contests at its March meeting. The rules will now go through the Common Sense Initiative (CSI) and Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) processes before they return to the Commission to be finalized.
The rules for fantasy contests were submitted to CSI on March 20 – click here for more information.
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Questions? Contact Aleah Page, Manager of Licensing – Casino Gaming and Fantasy Contests at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 614-387-5617.
Draft Rules for Fantasy Contests
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