Jack Cleveland Casino, Ohio’s first casino, opened in 2012. Since then, Ohio casinos have been the site of many arrests, including for cheating, fraud, disorderly conduct, and other offenses. Violating state gaming laws is a serious matter that can result in hefty fines and jail time for the accused. If you have been charged, then the time to seek proven, responsive counsel is now.
At Patituce & Associates, our dedicated Toledo casino offenses attorneys defend individuals accused of violating gaming laws. Our team includes three former prosecutors who know how the state pursues convictions in these cases and how to best protect our clients’ rights and reputations. We’re ready to stand with you against these allegations and ensure that your case receives the scrutiny it deserves.
Ohio Gaming Laws (O.R.C. 2915.05) and Violations
Ohio gaming law violations are covered under O.R.C. 2915.05. It’s a comprehensive statute that addresses a myriad of different, known tactics that have been spotted and identified in casinos all over the world.
Just some of these tactics include:
- Past posting
- Capping bets
- Dealer collusion
- Using auxiliary devices
- Marked decks
- False shuffles and cuts
- Top hat
- Shuffling machines
- False deals
- Hand mucking
Call Our Toledo Casino Offenses Attorneys Today!
If you have been charged with any of these offenses, or any other type of fraud committed on casino grounds, our team at Patituce & Associates is ready to hear your story. These types of accusations can often come from scorned opponents and even the substantial surveillance technology used by casinos does not mean you do not have viable defense options.
We’re ready to review your case and aggressively pursue a reduction or dismissal on your behalf.