Sports betting set in Kansas state-owned casinos Sept. 1
August 19, 2022
Sports fans who want to bet on their favorite teams should be able to make their wagers in Kansas beginning Sept. 1 if some final regulatory details are worked out, state officials announced Thursday.
The four state-owned casinos in Kansas will have a tentative "soft launch" of sports betting at noon Sept. 1, with an official launch on Sept. 8, Kansas Lottery executive director Stephen Durrell said in a video announcement.
Durrell said several regulatory and administrative hurdles remained to make the launch a reality "but we're hopeful we can get there."
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