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Kansas struggles with details of legalizing sports betting

 

February 26, 2020



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers who want to legalize betting on sports events and allow online sales of lottery tickets are struggling to agree on the details and facing criticism that they're being too generous toward companies already managing casinos for the state.

The state Senate gave first-round approval Wednesday to a sports betting bill less than month after the Kansas City Chiefs' victory in professional football's Super Bowl highlighted how many Kansas fans likely placed wagers on the team out of state or illegally. Senators hoped to take a final vote on the measure later W...



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