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Kansas sets new sports betting handle and revenue records in October

| By Robert Fletcher
Kansas broke its sports betting handle record for the second straight month in October, with players wagering $249.7m (£203.9m/€233.8m), while revenue also reached a new high.
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The monthly handle beat the previous record of $219.3m in September by 13.9%. It was also 31.5% ahead of $189.9m in Kansas in October 2022.

Of all wagers placed in Kansas during the month, $240.9m were with online operators and $8.8m at retail sportsbooks. 

As for revenue, this amounted to $14.4m across online and retail, representing a new record for Kansas.

In total, some $13.1m of revenue came from online betting and $1.2m retail.

Boot Hill Casino and DraftKings lead online in Kansas

Boot Hill Casino and DraftKings remain the clear online leaders in the Kansas market. The partnership generated $6.3m in online revenue from $114.3m in bets.

Kansas Star Casino and FanDuel followed with revenue of $4.8m off $67.4m. Kansas Crossing Casino and BetMGM complete the top three with $1.6m in revenue and a $20.8m handle.

As for retail, Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway at Barstool led the way with revenue of $951,869 from $6.3m in bets. 

Kansas Star and its FanDuel retail sportsbook were second with $198,592 off $1.4m. In third was Boot Hill and DraftKings, generating $39,045 in revenue from a $717,662 handle.

Kansas collected $1.5m in taxes during the month, with $1.3m coming from online betting and $122,493 retail.

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