Skip to content
Link copied to clipboard
Sports Betting presented by Action Network | commercial content 21+

Kansas sports betting: The best Kansas sports betting sites - June 2023

See which Kansas sports betting sites you want to sign-up with and what their welcome offers are.

Kansas players can see which betting site fits their wants most in this guide to betting in the Sunflower State. (Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Kansas players can see which betting site fits their wants most in this guide to betting in the Sunflower State. (Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto)Read moreCandice Estep / Getty Images/iStockphoto

Kansas sports betting has been legalized and is live throughout the state as of September 1, 2022, so we’ve listed all of the best sports betting sites to use when placing your sports wagers in Kansas.

More on Kansas sports betting

Sports betting in Kansas

Sports betting finally went live in Kansas on September 1, with those in the state now able to bet on sports via one of Kansas’ four retail casinos at this point.

Mobile sports betting will then go live September 8th, with six operators already being given the go-ahead to launch on this date.

This comes just in time for the new 2022 NFL season, with those in Kansas able to bet on the Kansas City Chiefs’ first game of the season three days after mobile sports betting launches throughout the state.

The legalization of sports betting in Kansas has been a long time coming, with SB84 being passed through the senate in 2021, then, those involved working on HB2470 on March 2022.

The House inserted the language from HB2470 into SB84 and advanced it, with the bill being received by Gov. Laura Kelly’s signature in May 2022 and became effective as law on July 1, 2022.

Kansas sports betting FAQs

Online Betting
Yes
Mobile Betting
Yes
Retail Betting
Live
Minimum Age
21+

Is sports betting legal in Kansas?

Yes. As of September 1, retail sports betting is now legal and live in the state of Kansas, with online and mobile sports betting going live a week later on September 8th.

This comes following SB84 being passed through the senate last year, with the bill itself being signed by Gov. Laura Kelly in May and being signed into law in July.

Who governs sports betting in Kansas?

Sports betting in Kansas is overseen by the Kansas Lottery, with the state-wide lottery service regulating all sports betting, both online and retail, in Kansas.

Where can I bet on Sports in Kansas?

In terms of retail sports betting, you will be able to bet on sports via one of Kansas’ four in-state casinos, with these being: Boot Hill Casino & Resort, Kansas Star Casino, Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway and Kansas Crossing Casino & Hotel.

Online sports betting will be available come September 8th, with six online sportsbooks going live on this date just in time for the 2022 NFL campaign.

What sports can I bet on in Kansas?

You’ll be able to wager on a whole range of sports when betting online in Kansas, including all the major sports such as football, basketball and hockey.

You’re also going to get the chance to bet on lesser popular sports such as handball, cricket and darts, with the range of sports you’re able to bet on depending on the sportsbook you’re betting with.

The best Kansas sports betting sites

FanDuel

FanDuel is one of the top online sports betting sites out there, with a huge range of current customer offers, pre-game and same-game parlay markets all available.

In addition, they also have a generous welcome offer as well as an excellent fantasy sports betting section that all of those in Kansas will be able to enjoy.

BetMGM

BetMGM is easily one of the best online sportsbooks to use when betting on sports online in KS, with their range of markets, welcome offer and promotions for current users some of the best out there.

Their online sports betting site and app are also brilliant, with these making your online sports betting experience even better when siding with BetMGM for your sports wagers.

Caesars

Caesars is one of the most well-known sportsbooks available in Kansas thanks to the prevalence of their casino brand, with their sports betting product living up to their reputation.

Their welcome offer and range of markets, for both pre-game and live betting, are very strong, something that should be expected given their sportsbook is brought to you via William Hill, who they acquired last year.

Barstool

Barstool’s online sportsbook is hugely popular across the U.S., with those in Kansas now able to get involved and wager on sports with their betting product.

The promotions of offer for those that already have an account with their sportsbook is hugely impressive, with their market selection and live betting offerings all contributing to Barstool have an excellent sports betting product.

DraftKings

DraftKings, much like FanDuel, has an excellent fantasy sports section, allowing you to add some variety to your sports betting when wagering on all major US sports.

Their welcome offer is one of the best you’re going to come across, whilst their huge range of markets across a wide range of sports allowing for a strong selection when placing your wagers.

PointsBet

PointsBet has a hugely unique system to bet on sports with in the form of their PointsBetting system, with you able to get more for your winnings wagers on all major U.S. sports.

Their welcome offer is the most generous you’re going to come across when betting on sports in Kansas, with their futures markets and pre-game markets also brilliant.

Kansas retail sportsbooks

Those in Kansas will be able to wager on sports with any of the retail casinos that are currently open in the state, with these the casinos, and their sportsbook partner, you’ll be able to wager with.

Sportsbook
Bally Bet, DraftKings, Golden Nugget
Retail Casino
Boot Hill Casino & Resort
Sportsbook
FanDuel
Retail Casino
Kansas Star Casino
Sportsbook
Barstool, FOXBet
Retail Casino
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
Sportsbook
BetMGM, Caesars, PointsBet
Retail Casino
Kansas Crossing Casino & Hotel

Latest Kansas sports betting news

Sports betting is finally coming to Kansas, with retail sports betting, as well as a few online sportsbook, going live on September 1.

Following this, all sports betting will be fully legal and live on September 8th, just in time for the new 2022 NFL campaign.

The likes of BetMGM, FanDuel, Caesars, DraftKings and Barstool will all be going live on September 8, with PointsBet going live upon the soft launch of September 1st.

All of this comes following sports betting being made legal on July 1 following the signing of SB84 into law by Gov. Laura Kelly, with those in Kansas being able to bet on sports for the remainder of 2022 and beyond because of this.

Kansas sports betting history

Online sports betting was entirely illegal in Kansas until recently, with this now set to change in September 2022 following the launch of online and retail sports betting.

SB84 was passed through the senate in September 2021, with this being a bill that was to allow sports betting to be allowed in Kansas for the future.

Another bill was then worked upon in March 2022, with this being HB2470, the language of which was then combined with those in SB84 in order to put together Kansas’ current sports betting bill.

This was originally turned down in April 2022, however upon a few adjustments being made, the Senate then voted in favor of this bill.

The bill received Gov. Laura Kelly’s signature in May 2022 and became effective as law on July 1, 2022. Following this, sports betting will now be going live in all capacities by September 8 at the very latest, with a number of sportsbooks set to be made available come this date.

The Inquirer is not an online gambling operator, or a gambling site. We provide this information about sports betting for entertainment purposes only.