The future of the American economy seems to be capitalizing on vice and addiction.
Accordingly, here's a glimpse at the desperate search for revenue as the economy continues to suffer . . . And a sign that our neighbors want the worst for KCMO . . .
“Legalizing sports betting will bring more revenue to our state and grow our economy,” Kelly said in a statement. “This is another mechanism that casinos, restaurants and other entertainment venues can now utilize to attract Kansans to their establishments.”Kansas legislators previously signed off on Senate Bill 84 and sent it to Kelly's desk last month. The bill will put a 10% tax on each bet made in the state, and some believe it could bring in close to $41 million to the state over the next five years.The Associated Press reports that the majority of the of revenue that Kansas gains from sports betting will go to luring the Chiefs from Missouri to Kansas.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas residents will soon get to legally bet on sports teams like the Kansas City Chiefs, Royals and others, after Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed a bill into law Thursday legalizing sports wagering in the state. "Legalizing sports betting will bring more revenue to our state and grow our economy," Kelly said in a statement.
Legal sports gambling is officially coming to Kansas. Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday signed a sports wagering bill into law, setting the stage for fans to place bets on teams like the Chiefs, Royals and Jayhawks as soon as this summer. It will also bring in some money to the state government.
Hide Transcript Show Transcript ROULETTE STARTGIN JULY 1ST IN KANSAS. FAVORITE SPORTS TEAMS WIN CLDOU BRING A FINANCIAL RETURN FOR FANS TODAY. FINALLY HERE. WE COULDN'T BE MORE EXCITED HOLLYWOOD CASINO IN KANSAS. SPEEDWAY IS AMONG THE FEW IN THE STATE BUILDING O AUT SPORTS BOOK WHERE YOU CAN BET ON SPORTS.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Officials from casinos in Kansas are excited after Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed a bill into law making sports wagering legal in the state. Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway is one of four casinos in the state of Kansas that will have a dedicated sports book.
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