State documents show the number of Ohioans treated or diagnosed with a gambling disorder rose by more than 11 percent from 2014 through 2016.

A legislative panel is questioning more than 650 million dollars in untaxed freebies Ohio casinos and racinos have distributed since the first legalized establishment opened in March 2012. 

People collecting signatures on a petition aimed at blocking the state's internet cafe law say they have been harassed by opponents hired by Ohio casinos.

Internet Cafes Hurting Tax Revenue?

Feb 19, 2013

Some state officials think Internet cafes may be one reason why casinos are not generating as much tax-revenue as predicted.

Ohio Addiction Services officials have complated a survey on gambling addiction, designed to see if new casinos and video slot machines placed at horse racing tracks will fuel more addiction in the future. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.