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Issue Date: Vol. 52, No. 12, December 2012, Posted On: 11/20/2012


Ohio Lawmaker Proposes Ban On Sweeps Videos


by Staff Reporter
TAGS: sweepstakes video game, electronic sweepstakes, Ohio sweepstakes, Matt Huffman, Ohion Internet cafés ban, House Bill 386

COLUMBUS, OH -- State Rep. Matt Huffman (R-4th Dist.) has proposed a statewide ban on Internet cafés and sweepstakes videogames, according to a local NBC television station.

As previously reported by VT, locations hosting electronic sweepstakes games are currently legal. Some 819 sweeps cafés are registered with the state attorney general's office. But House Bill 386, signed by Gov. John Kasich on June 11, included a one-year moratorium on the opening of any new locations.


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