Gambling

State considering proposal to capture winnings at state-owned casinos if the winner owes back child support
March 1, 2010
Deadbeat parents who hit the jackpot at a state-owned casino would see their winnings go to pay child support, under a bill heard Monday.
Kansas City, Kan., casino developers expected to get final approval this week
February 8, 2010
A partnership hoping to build a casino in Kansas City, Kan., is expected to clear its final regulatory hurdle this week.
Casino developer opposes changing gambling laws
February 3, 2010
Developers of a casino in Kansas City have asked legislators not to change the rules governing gambling in Kansas to benefit a potential competitor to the detriment of their $386 million project.
Kansas City, Kan., casino developers oppose legislative efforts to change gambling regulations
12:11 p.m., February 2, 2010 Updated 05:09 p.m.
Developers of a casino in Kansas City have asked legislators not to change the rules governing gambling in Kansas to benefit a potential competitor to the detriment of their $386 million project.
Lawmakers looking at ways to expand gambling in parts of Kansas
05:08 p.m., January 21, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Kansas lawmakers are pursuing proposals to bring slot machines to racetracks and attract a casino to the state’s southeast corner.
Lottery to parents: No tickets for kids
December 7, 2009
The Kansas Lottery is asking parents not to give their minor children lottery tickets for the holidays.
State concerned by lack of hotels in casinos planned for KCK, Wichita
October 26, 2009
A state board in Kansas is still concerned that proposals for casinos in the Kansas City and Wichita areas don’t include hotels in their first phases.
Statehouse Live: Waugh opposes further cuts to schools; Panel to vote on KNI closure recommendation; Gaming commission set to destroy machines
08:49 a.m., October 26, 2009 Updated 01:38 p.m.
State officials say machines such as “Quarter Sliders” are illegal
Regulators question casino’s plans to delay hotel construction until 2014
08:16 a.m., September 15, 2009 Updated 05:21 p.m.
Kansas regulators were preparing to hear more details about a proposed state-owned casino at the NASCAR racetrack in the Kansas City area.
Only one proposal remains for KCK casino
September 10, 2009
Kansas Speedway and a competitor are joining forces to push a single proposal for a state-owned casino at the NASCAR track in northeast Kansas.
Casino developers join forces
August 25, 2009
Developers competing for a contract to build a state-owned casino south of Wichita have joined forces to push a single proposal for a casino in south-central Kansas, one of the companies announced Monday.
Wyandotte County casino proposals advanced, Sumner County proposals delayed
08:49 a.m., August 19, 2009 Updated 01:27 p.m.
The Kansas Lottery Commission is having its second go-around with proposals for state-owned casinos in two counties.
One developer drops out of Kansas casino competition
07:54 a.m., August 18, 2009 Updated 03:03 p.m.
The Kansas Lottery’s top official says one casino proposal for Sumner County has been dropped.
Prairie Band plans to add golf course to its casino
08:14 a.m., June 15, 2009 Updated 02:26 p.m.
The Prairie Band Potawatomi tribe is going into the golf course business.
KCK to decide Thursday on a new casino plan
June 8, 2009
Unified government commissioners will vote Thursday on endorsing two proposals to operate a state-owned casino in Wyandotte County.