Ohio voters could decide whether to allow up to four new casinos if a petition filed last week with the state attorney general is approved and enough signatures are then gathered to get the question on the November ballot.

The petition — filed by a group of businessmen that includes the owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and a company that owns a dozen casinos across the country — would amend the state’s constitution to allow four casinos in major cities: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, and Toledo.

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