Missouri Lawmakers Say Sports Betting in Kansas Not As Lucrative As It Could Be

(MISSOURINET) –  The push is on to legalize sports betting in Missouri, after Kansas legalized it last year. Lawmakers in the Show-Me State say, though, that the Sunflower State’s version isn’t very profitable for businesses conducting wagering. Republican Dan Houx (HOWKS) of Warrensburg is the Missouri House’s main advocate for sports betting:

The fees Houx mentioned are the amount of state income taxes sports betting vendors in Kansas have to pay, which is a rather low 8 percent. Houx and other bill sponsors in Missouri are asking for 10 percent.

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