Ohio casinos just like the Hollywood Casino in Columbus will now withhold winnings from players whom owe son or daughter support. (Image: Brooke Lavalley/Dispatch File Photo)
At Ohio casinos, gamblers who think they’ve simply won a jackpot that is major be set for a shock, at minimum if they have outstanding kid support re payments. That is because a program that is new now in place to make sure that debtors who owe money for the well-being of their children won’t be able to collect their gambling winnings without paying back what they owe first.
The newest ‘intercept program’ is now moving forward at all four gambling enterprises in Ohio. The properties have actually agreed to operate because of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services to identify gamblers who owe straight back child support, adding those criminal background checks to people already occurring against a database of debtors.
Lottery, Racetracks Also Recover Funds
These checks are also created by the Ohio Lottery, which runs the state’s seven racetrack casinos. At the gambling enterprises, database checks will be brought about by wins of $1,200 or more on slot machines, $5,000 or maybe more on table games, and $600 or more on some high-stakes games. Any prize of $600 or more will be checked against owed child-support payments, while wins of $5,000 or more trigger checks against back taxes and student loans at the racetracks.
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