Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly tweeted Thursday that the state’s four state-owned casinos will be allowed to accept sports betting starting Sept. 1. 1.
This announcement comes a few weeks before the football season begins, so sports fans in the state will have the opportunity to place bets on all NFL games this season starting September 8. Found on SI Sportsbook Alabama is a favorite to win the National Championship, and NCAA college football fans with odds of +190 will now have the chance to bet on the college gridiron.
“My constituents need fun. They need something fun,” State Representative Stephanie Clayton, who helped legalize sports betting in the state, told the Kansas City Star. “They deserve it, God knows they’ve won it.”
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