Kansas Gaming Official Discusses Missourians Interest In Sports Betting

(MISSOURINET) – Sports betting in Kansas is a few months shy of its one-year anniversary, while Missouri lawmakers failed again to legalize it. Randy Evans is government relations manager with the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission. He says there’s definitely a strong interest among Missourians, based on how many have attempted to place bets through Kansas-based sites:

The Missouri House passed a sports betting bill in March, but it died in the Senate because a handful of senators insisted that the bill also include taxing video lottery terminals.