Kansas sports betting push stalls; odds of passage uncertain
April 2, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An effort to legalize sports betting in Kansas has stalled, and it's not clear that state lawmakers can agree on how many places should offer wagering while also navigating other gambling issues clouding the debate.
Some sports betting supporters believe they still have time before the Legislature wraps up its business for the year in May to get a bill passed if it's closer to a Senate proposal allowing only a handful of in-person wagering sites than to a House version allowing hundreds. But they have to overcome the opposition of a House committee chair who'd have a k...