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“I was wrongly convicted of murder. I spent nearly 17 years in prison fighting my case. When I finally won a new trial, I chose Greg Robey to be a part of my defense team. He found an FBI agent who had worked on the case in the 1980s, along with critical pieces of evidence that we thought were long lost. After a long and very hard-fought trial, I was found Not Guilty of all charges. I owe my freedom to Greg Robey and my defense team.” -R.R., Ravenna, Ohio

Tag Archives: internet cafes

Strong Defense Under Fire?

The county prosecutor announced yesterday that it would be seeking a special prosecutor to investigate the criminal defense attorneys involved in Ohio’s Internet gambling matters over the last year. This effort is indicated in Saturday’s edition of the Plain Dealer, on the front page. Although I am not able to comment on this specific pending… Read More »

Ohio Legislature Restricts Sweepstakes Cafes

The Ohio Senate followed the House in approving a bill that strictly regulates Internet sweepstakes cafes, followed by Governor Kasich’s recent authorization. Typically, these storefront venues sell phone cards or Internet access time along with a chance to win prizes. Many have sweepstakes computers that mimic slot machines. While supporters point out that these businesses… Read More »

Gambling in Ohio

The laws and regulations governing gambling and gaming in Ohio are evolving. A recent report issued by State Attorney General Mike DeWine indicated that there are now 667 Internet cafes in Ohio, a figure that is more than double the amount than what officials had previously estimated. These purveyors of electronic sweepstakes essentially operate establishments… Read More »

Ohio Internet Gambling

Gambling, wagering and games of chance are generally prohibited in Ohio by virtue of the state’s Constitution of 1851 and its amendments until 2011, but there are certain exceptions set forth in Article 15, section 6. These exceptions apply to lotteries, charitable bingo games and the large-scale casinos that recently opened, plus two more that… Read More »

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