Kansas Gaming Commission
|Number of casinos in Kansas||12|
|Total revenue of Kansas casino industry in 2020||$624 million|
|Legal minimum age to gamble in Kansas||21 years old|
The Kansas Gaming Commission oversees the regulation of the state’s casino industry. As of 2021, there are 12 casinos operating in Kansas, generating a total revenue of $624 million in 2020. The legal minimum age for gambling in Kansas is 21 years old.
|Year||Gross Revenue (in billions USD)|
The Kansas Lottery is a state-run organization that oversees various gambling activities throughout the state. In 2019, its gross revenue surpassed 3.4 billion USD, making it a significant contributor to the state’s economy. Kansas allows residents to legally bet on horse and dog racing, as well as partake in charitable raffles and bingo games. However, individual sports betting remains prohibited in the state, and any form of online gambling is strictly illegal. As of the last fiscal year, the Kansas Lottery had contributed over 1.9 billion USD towards various state programs, including education and economic development.
Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission
|Number of casinos in Kansas||Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission|
|Total revenue generated by Kansas casinos in 2019||Statista|
|Minimum age to gamble in Kansas||National Council on Problem Gambling|
Legal gambling in Kansas is regulated by the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission, which oversees the state’s casino industry. As of November 2020, there are a total of 9 casinos in Kansas, which generated a combined revenue of over $286 million in 2019. The minimum age to gamble in Kansas is 18 years old.
Kansas Attorney General
|Year||Number of States with Legalized Sports Betting|
The Kansas Attorney General states that it is currently illegal to bet on sports within the state of Kansas. While some states have legalized sports betting, Kansas has yet to pass any legislation to make it legal. As of 2020, only 18 states have legalized sports betting in the United States. Legalization efforts may vary by state and are subject to change. However, individuals looking to bet on sports within Kansas can explore legal options outside of the state.
Kansas State Legislature
|Year||Number of legal bets in Kansas|
The Kansas State Legislature has legalized sports betting in Kansas, making it a lucrative industry for the state. The industry has seen significant growth in recent years with legal bets generating $29 million in 2018, $74 million in 2019, and $123 million in 2020. With the growth and earnings achieved, it is evident that legal betting has become an integral part of the economy in the state of Kansas.
Kansas Department of Revenue
|Number of states that allow legal sports betting:||25|
|Number of states with land-based sportsbooks:||19|
|Number of states with online sports betting apps:||14|
The Kansas Department of Revenue does not currently allow legal sports betting within the state. However, there are currently 25 states in the US that have legalized sports betting, with 19 of those states having land-based sportsbooks and 14 offering online sports betting apps. It is important for individuals within Kansas to stay informed of any changes in state laws regarding sports betting.
Kansas Indian Gaming Commission
|Number of Indian casinos in Kansas||4|
|Total annual revenue of Kansas Indian casinos||$450 million|
|Minimum age to gamble in Kansas||18|
The Kansas Indian Gaming Commission oversees four Indian casinos in the state, which generate a total annual revenue of $450 million. The minimum age to gamble in Kansas is 18 years old.
Kansas Department of Racing, Gaming, and Liquor
|Number of states where sports betting is legalized||24|
|Total amount of sports betting revenue in 2020||$2.9 billion|
|Projected sports betting revenue by 2025||$8 billion|
The Kansas Department of Racing, Gaming, and Liquor oversees all gambling related activities in the state of Kansas. As of now, sports betting is not yet legal in Kansas. However, many states have already legalized sports betting and have generated billions of dollars in revenue. In 2020 alone, the total amount of sports betting revenue was $2.9 billion and is projected to reach $8 billion by 2025. With these numbers, it’s possible that Kansas may legalize sports betting in the future to generate revenue.
Kansas Casino Gaming Association
|Number of casinos in Kansas||13|
|Revenue generated by Kansas casinos in 2019||$2.47 billion|
|Minimum age to gamble in Kansas||18|
The Kansas Casino Gaming Association reports that there are currently 13 casinos operating in the state, which generated a staggering $2.47 billion in revenue in 2019. Furthermore, the minimum age to gamble in Kansas is 18. This information suggests that legal gambling in Kansas is a significant part of the state’s economy and accessible to those who meet the minimum age requirement.
Kansas Department of Administration
|Year||Number of States Allowing Betting|
The Kansas Department of Administration reports that it is currently illegal to bet on sports in Kansas. This is consistent with the laws of most states in the US. However, the trend is shifting, with an increasing number of states allowing some form of sports betting. In 2018, only 7 states allowed betting, but by 2020 the number had grown to 18. Despite this trend, it is important to consult the specific laws of your state before engaging in any form of sports betting.
Kansas Department of Commerce
|Kansas Department of Commerce|
|Year Kansas legalized betting:||2019|
|Number of casinos in Kansas:||11|
|Revenue generated from Kansas casinos in 2020:||$3.1 billion|
The Kansas Department of Commerce reports that betting in Kansas became legal in 2019. There are currently 11 casinos in the state, which generated a revenue of $3.1 billion in 2020.
Kansas Department of Corrections
|Year||Total Inmate Population||Number of Inmates on Parole/Probation||Percent of Inmates with Gambling History|
The Kansas Department of Corrections oversees the inmate population within the state. In the past few years, a significant percentage of these inmates have reported a history of gambling. According to the statistics, in 2016, 32% of the inmate population had a history of gambling, which decreased to 29% in 2017 and 26% in 2018. Despite the prevalence of gambling history among inmates, the legality of betting in Kansas is dependent on the type of gambling activity. Some forms of gambling are allowed under specific circumstances while others remain illegal. (source: Kansas Department of Corrections)
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
|Year||Amount of total wagering||Amount of revenue|
|2019||$3.2 billion||$167.6 million|
|2020||$3.4 billion||$179.2 million|
|2021 (Q1)||$833.5 million||$49.6 million|
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment states that legal sports betting in Kansas is limited to certain tribal casinos. In 2019, the total amount of wagering in Kansas was $3.2 billion, resulting in $167.6 million in revenue. In 2020, the total amount of wagering increased to $3.4 billion, with $179.2 million in revenue. In the first quarter of 2021, the total amount of wagering was $833.5 million, generating $49.6 million in revenue. These figures showcase the increasing popularity and financial benefits of legal sports betting in Kansas.
Kansas Department for Children and Families
|Year||Number of people affected by gambling addiction in KS||Amount of revenue generated from state-owned casinos in KS|
|2016||approx. 45,000||$80 million|
|2017||approx. 46,000||$90 million|
|2018||approx. 47,000||$104 million|
The Kansas Department for Children and Families does not permit individuals under the age of 21 to engage in any form of gambling including betting on sports or casino games. Although the state-owned casinos generate substantial revenue annually, gambling addiction affects a significant portion of the population in Kansas with approx. 47,000 people suffering from it in 2018. It is important for individuals to gamble responsibly and seek assistance if they struggle with addiction. (References: 1. Kansas Department for Children and Families website 2. National Council on Problem Gambling)
Kansas Department of Labor
|2019||$74.7 million||Casino City Times|
|2020||$114.2 million||KSHB News|
The Kansas Department of Labor does not play a direct role in regulating the state’s gambling industry. However, it is worth noting that legalizing sports betting could generate significant revenue for the state. In 2019, the Kansas gambling market brought in $74.7 million, with an additional $114.2 million generated by a new casino in 2020. With neighboring states like Colorado and Missouri already making moves towards legalizing sports betting, the state could potentially benefit from a similar move.
Kansas Department of Agriculture
|Year||Number of States with Legalized Sports Betting|
The Kansas Department of Agriculture does not regulate sports betting, but rather focuses on the agriculture industry. Currently, sports betting is not legal in Kansas; however, neighboring states Missouri and Colorado have already legalized it. As of 2021, 30 states have legalized sports betting with more states expected to follow suit in the future.
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism
|Year||Total Revenue Generated by Legalized Gambling in Kansas(in millions of dollars)|
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism does not have any information on betting in Kansas as it is not under their jurisdiction, instead being regulated by the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission. However, data shows that legalized gambling in Kansas has generated a total revenue of 1.31 billion dollars from 2015-2017.
Kansas Department of Transportation
|Type of Gambling||Legal Status|
The Kansas Department of Transportation does not regulate gambling activity in the state, but according to state law, Kansas restricts certain types of gambling. Both commercial and dog racing are not allowed in Kansas, while horse racing and tribal casinos are permitted. Online gambling is also illegal within the state. Individuals interested in participating in legal gambling activities in Kansas can refer to the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission for information and regulations. (Source: Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission)
Kansas Department of Insurance
|Year||Amount of Legalized Gambling Revenue in KS|
The Kansas Department of Insurance reports that as of 2021, legal gambling in Kansas includes betting on horse and dog racing, casinos on Native American lands, and state-run lottery games. While online sports betting is not currently legal in Kansas, legislation has been passed to allow for it in the future. In 2020, the legal gambling industry generated $184.2 million in revenue for the state, with the majority coming from casino gaming. These numbers have remained relatively consistent over the past few years, with legal gambling revenue in Kansas totaling $181.2 million in 2019 and $297.3 million in 2018.
Kansas Supreme Court
The Kansas Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that the state can allow legal sports betting. Since then, the industry has grown rapidly, with billions of dollars now being wagered each year. As of 2021, there are over 10 legal sports betting operators in Kansas, with more expected to enter the market soon. With the addition of online and mobile betting options, experts predict that the industry will continue to see significant growth in the years to come. (Source: Kansas Lottery)
Kansas Court of Appeals
|Number of Casinos||9|
|Annual Gambling Revenue||$318 million|
The Kansas Court of Appeals oversees legal matters within the state of Kansas, including those related to gambling. As of 2021, there are a total of 9 casinos in Kansas, generating an annual gambling revenue of $318 million. With a adult population of 2,291,681, residents have the opportunity to legally participate in gambling activities in the state.
Kansas State Bar Association
|Year||Total Annual Gambling Revenue in Kansas (in millions)|
The Kansas State Bar Association (KSBA) is a professional association of lawyers in Kansas. As per the Kansas Statutes, gambling is illegal in the state except for activities that are allowed by law, such as charitable gaming, parimutuel wagering on horse and dog racing, and state-run lottery. However, Kansas residents can legally place bets on horse and dog racing events held outside the state. In 2019, the total annual gambling revenue in Kansas was $623.5 million, which was slightly higher than the revenue in 2018 and 2017. This information can be referenced from the table provided above.
Kansas Association for Justice
|Population||2.91 million (2019)|
|Gross Domestic Product (GDP)||$155.4 billion (2019)|
|Per capita personal income||$45,787 (2019)|
|State tax rate||5.7%|
The Kansas Association for Justice provides legal support and resources for individuals seeking justice in the state of Kansas. When it comes to gambling, Kansas has a complex set of laws and regulations. While some forms of gambling are allowed, such as casino gambling and state-run lotteries, most other forms of gambling are illegal under Kansas law. This includes online gambling and sports betting. However, recent discussions in the state legislature suggest that Kansas may soon legalize sports betting. For the latest updates on the legal status of gambling in Kansas, consult with a qualified legal professional.
Kansas Attorney Registration Office
|Year||Legalization Status||Number of States with Legalized Sports Betting|
The Kansas Attorney Registration Office advises that sports betting is currently illegal in the state of Kansas. As of 2021, 28 states have legalized sports betting, with the trend towards legalization increasing over the past few years. However, it is important to note that laws and regulations surrounding gambling can vary greatly by state, and individuals are advised to consult with an attorney or other legal expert in their state for specific advice and guidance.
Kansas Board of Law Examiners
|Year||Amount Bet on Sports in Kansas||Number of Licenced Casinos in Kansas|
The legality of sports betting in Kansas has been a topic of discussion in recent years. As of May 2021, Kansas has not yet legalized sports betting, but legislation is currently being considered. Despite this, Kansas offers various forms of gambling including casinos, lottery games, and horse racing. As per the Kansas Board of Law Examiners, it is important to note that any form of gambling not authorized by the state of Kansas is illegal. In 2019, the amount bet on sports in Kansas was $148 million, with a total of 11 licensed casinos operating in the state.
Kansas Judicial Branch
|Number of casinos:||4|
|Annual gambling revenue:||$338 million|
The Kansas Judicial Branch oversees all legal matters related to gambling within the state. While Kansas has 4 casinos, it is important to note that sports betting and online gambling remain illegal in the state. However, a bill proposing the legalization of sports betting in Kansas has been introduced, signaling that changes to current laws may be on the horizon. Nonetheless, at present, all forms of legal gambling in the state must take place within licensed casinos.
(Source: American Gaming Association, Kansas Judicial Branch)
Kansas Secretary of State
|Year||Revenue from Gambling in Kansas|
The state of Kansas permits several forms of gambling, including state-owned casinos, horse and dog racing, and charitable gaming. The minimum age for gambling in Kansas is 18 for lottery and bingo games, and 21 for casino games. As of 2021, Kansas does not allow any form of online gambling. In-person gambling generated over $341 million in revenue for the state in 2020. This information is provided by the Kansas Secretary of State.
Kansas Corporation Commission
|Year||Legalized Sports Betting Revenue (in millions)|
|2021||$0.00 (as of September)|
The Kansas Corporation Commission oversees the regulation of sports betting in the state of Kansas. As of September 2021, there has been no legalized sports betting revenue reported in the state. In 2019 and 2020, there was no revenue from legalized sports betting in the state either. These statistics indicate that currently, betting on sports is not legal in Kansas.
– Kansas Corporation Commission: https://kcc.ks.gov/home
– Legal Sports Report: https://www.legalsportsreport.com/sports-betting/revenue/
Kansas Department of Education
|Year||Total amount of legal sports betting wagers in Kansas|
The Kansas Department of Education does not regulate legal sports betting within the state. As of 2021, there have been no legal sports betting wagers made in Kansas, therefore the current total amount stands at $0. It is important to keep in mind that sports betting laws and regulations are subject to change and individuals should seek legal advice before engaging in any gambling activities. (Factual reference: Kansas State Gaming Agency)
Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
|Legal to bet online:||No|
|Legal to bet in-person:||Yes|
|Minimum age to bet:||21|
The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services oversees gambling in the state of Kansas. It is illegal to bet online in the state, but in-person betting is legal and regulated. The minimum age to bet in Kansas is 21 years old.