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The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled an anti-gambling group fighting Governor John Kasich's decision to legalize video lottery terminals at seven horse tracks lacks standing to sue, while another plaintiff may continue his challenge.

A coalition of gambling interests is citing a recent Ohio Supreme Court decision involving Governor John Kasich's privatized job-creation agency, JobsOhio, as grounds to dismiss a separate lawsuit challenging video lottery terminals at horse tracks.

The 10th Ohio Circuit court of appeals says the business group the Ohio Roundtable lacks the legal standing to challenge Governor John Kasich's decision to legalize video lottery terminals at seven horse tracks.

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.