Sports betting in Kansas: Which sportsbooks are available? How can I place a bet?

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Legalized sports betting has exploded onto the scene in the United States following the reversal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) in 2018. Since then, 33 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized sports betting in some capacity, and this number is sure to increase in the coming years.

Want to know if you’re able to bet in the Sunflower State? Check out our Kansas guide to sports betting:

Is sports betting legal in Kansas?

On June 20, 2022, Governor Laura Kelly signed Senate Bill 84, "Authorizing sports wagering under the Kansas expanded lottery act."

Retail and mobile sports betting officially launched on Sept. 8, 2022, with six sportsbooks accepting wagers on that day. Additionally, the four in-state Kansas casinos can each partner with up to three sports betting providers with the potential for a total of 12 different sportsbooks coming to the state. 

How do I bet on sports in Kansas?

Kansas sports betting allows users over the age of 21 to make online, mobile, and retail wagers. Additionally, all legal sports bets need to be placed within state lines. Mobile sportsbooks utilize geolocation to track your phone’s internal GPS chip. When betting online, users are prompted to download a plugin to make legalized bets.

If making retail wagers, head to a Kansas casino to make your bets in person.

Can I bet on college sports in Kansas?

Kansans can wager on all licensed intercollegiate events with no restrictions. Bettors can wager on collegiate player props and futures for their favorite in-state schools, as well.

Player props are bets on players' game performances, such as, “Will "x" score over/under 15.5 total points?” Popular futures bets include betting on the Kansas State football program to go over their regular season win total of 8.5 games or on the Kansas Jayhawks to win the NCAA Basketball Tournament. 

Where can I bet on sports in Kansas?

Currently, six legal sportsbooks operate in the state of Kansas, with three more sportsbooks expected to launch in the near future.

Below is a list of all six legal sportsbooks in Kansas along with their corresponding partner:

Sportsbook Partner
Barstool Sportsbook Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
BetMGM Kansas Crossing Casino
Caesars Sportsbook Kansas Crossing Casino
DraftKings Sportsbook Boot Hill Casino and Resort
FanDuel Sportsbook Kansas Star Casino
PointsBet Kansas Crossing Casino
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Nick Musial is a Content Producer at The Sporting News