Ohio is one of the states that it is legal to operate casinos. Even though there are casinos that are sanctioned by State Governments,n there are many illegally operated casinos through out the USA. There are 46 States that provide legalization of casinos. Some of the States in the USA devote all or close to all of its profits to education, The following is the law in Ohio for the legalization of Casinos:
“ARTICLE XV: MISCELLANEOUS
PRIOR ARTICLE XIV: JURISPRUDENCE, §1-3, REPEALED.
PROVIDED FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THREE COMMISSIONERS
BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REVISE THE
PRACTICE, PLEADINGS, FORMS AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE
COURTS OF RECORD OF THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE A
UNIFORM MODE OF PROCEEDING
(1851, rep. 1953)
ARTICLE XV: MISCELLANEOUS
Ohio's SEAT OF GOVERNMENT.
§1 Columbus shall be the seat of government, until
otherwise directed by law.
REPEALED. REFERRED TO PRINTING OF LAWS, JOURNALS,
BILLS, LEGISLATIVE DOCUMENTS AND PAPERS FOR EACH
BRANCH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
(1851, am. 1912, rep. 1976)
RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES; PUBLICATION OF STATE
§3 An accurate and detailed statement of the receipts
and expenditures of the public money, the several
amounts paid, to whom, and on what account, shall,
from time to time, be published, as shall be prescribed
OFFICERS TO BE QUALIFIED ELECTORS.
§4 No person shall be elected or appointed to any offi
ce in this state unless possessed of the qualifi cations
of an elector.
(1851, am. 1913, 1953)
REPEALED. REFERRED TO THE INELIGIBILITY OF DUALISTS
TO HOLD OFFICE.
(1851, rep. 1976)
LOTTERIES, CHARITABLE BINGO, CASINO GAMING.
§6 Except as otherwise provided in this section, lotteries,
and the sale of lottery tickets, for any purpose
whatever, shall forever be prohibited in this State.
(A) The General Assembly may authorize an agency
of the state to conduct lotteries, to sell rights to participate
therein, and to award prizes by chance to participants,
provided that the entire net proceeds of any
such lottery are paid into a fund of the state treasury
that shall consist solely of such proceeds and shall be
used solely for the support of elementary, secondary,
vocational, and special education programs as determined
in appropriations made by the General Assembly.
(B) The General Assembly may authorize and regulate
the operation of bingo to be conducted by charitable
organizations for charitable purposes.
(C)(1) Casino gaming shall be authorized at four casino
facilities (a single casino at a designated location
within each of the cities of Cincinnati, Cleveland, and
Toledo, and within Franklin County) to create new
funding for cities, counties, public school districts,
law enforcement, the horse racing industry and job
training for Ohio’s workforce.
(2) A thirty-three percent tax shall be levied and collected
by the state on all gross casino revenue received
by each casino operator of these four casino
facilities. In addition, casino operators, their operations,
their owners, and their property shall be subject
to all customary non-discriminatory fees, taxes,
and other charges that are applied to, levied against,
or otherwise imposed generally upon other Ohio businesses,
their gross or net revenues, their operations,
their owners, and their property. Except as otherwise
provided in section 6(C), no other casino gaming-related
state or local fees, taxes, or other charges (however
measured, calculated, or otherwise derived) may
be, directly or indirectly, applied to, levied against,
or otherwise imposed upon gross casino revenue, casino
operators, their operations, their owners, or their
(3) The proceeds of the tax on gross casino revenue
collected by the state shall be distributed as follows:
(a) Fifty-one percent of the tax on gross casino revenue
shall be distributed among all eighty-eight counties in
proportion to such counties’ respective populations
at the time of such distribution. If a county’s most
populated city, as of the 2000 United States census
bureau census, had a population greater than 80,000,
then fi fty percent of that county’s distribution will go
to said city.”