The Kansas state Senate’s Committee on Federal and State Affairs has introduced a bill to allow sports wagering in the state.
Senate Bill 283 would allow casinos already licensed by the Kansas Lottery Commission to launch on-premises sports betting, while these facilities may also offer two online betting skins. The committee is currently hosting hearings on the bill, which started on 29 January and will end later today (30 January).
Retail sports betting revenue would be taxed at a rate of 7.5%, while a 10% tax would be placed on revenue from online sports bets.
If only one – or no – operator takes up the option to create an online product after two years, the lottery may create an online betting product of its own.