Information that the director of Ohio’s state lottery resigned due to unhealthy well being has taken a twist after Gov. DeWine ordered an investigation into the ex-executive. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Not content material with cracking sportsbooks over the pinnacle for promoting misdemeanors, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has now ordered an unbiased probe into alleged “HR irregularities” involving ex-Ohio state lottery director, Pat McDonald.
Ohio state home information website Gongwer took to Twitter on Thursday to share that McDonald was retiring for medical causes:
Later that day, nonetheless, DeWine’s spokesman Dan Tierney confirmed the investigation, led by an outdoor agency.
Whereas nixing stories that state troopers escorted McDonald from his workplace, Tierney revealed that he was actually escorted by DeWine’s employees — particularly his Chief of Employees Stephanie McCloud and Chief Counsel Matthew Donahue.
DeWine has an eagle-eye out for rule-breakers
In response to media stories, Tierney wouldn’t remark additional, nor would he verify if DeWine ordered McDonald’s resignation. Whereas one of many chief movers in getting sports activities betting throughout the road in Ohio, DeWine has an eagle-eye out for rule-breakers, as DraftKings and others can attest.