Former Tecumseh Superintendent Brad Martin has been diagnosed with a pathological gambling addiction, which records show led him to visit Ohio casinos nearly every day in the second half of 2014, betting hundreds of thousands of dollars and losing at least $45,000 last year alone.
Investigation records obtained by the Springfield News-Sun shed new light on the depth of Martin’s gambling problems. The same week he was sentenced to six months in jail for stealing from the district to fund his addiction, the state launched a new campaign to combat problem gambling.
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