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Dec. 28, 2021 – When sports betting was legalized last week in Ohio, 2 percent of all sports betting tax money was also allocated toward problem sports gamblers. That will be about $200,000 a year on top of the $4 million a year generated from the 2 percent on casino gambling. One area gambling addiction experts would like that money to be spent on is in-patient, residential programs dedicated only to gambling addictions.
Michael Burke is the author of “Never Enough: One Lawyer’s True Story of How He Gambled His Career Away.”