Is It Legal To Bet In Kansas?

NO! Sports betting - either in-person or online - has not yet been legalized by the State.

When Will It Be Legal To Bet In Kansas?

Both the House and the Senate introduced bills to legalize sports betting in 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic halted their progress when the session had to be closed early.

A new bill will be debated in 2021 and there is optimism that it could be passed, but at this time it is unknown if the decision will legalize both in-person and online betting, or just retail betting.

Can I Bet In Other States While It Is Banned In Kansas?

Most States that allow in-person and online gambling do not require you to be a resident in order to place a bet. However, you must register and place your bets within State lines, and you must also be aged 21 or older.

At present only one of Kansas’ neighboring States has legalized betting – Colorado. Colorado currently allows both in-person and online betting.

Kansas Betting FAQs

Can I bet legally in Kansas?

No. A bill is due to be debated in 2021 and there is optimism that it could be successful.

How old do I have to be to bet in Kansas?

Betting in Kansas is not yet legal, but to bet in legalized States you must be 21 or older.

Is online sports betting available in Kansas?

No. Online sports betting remains illegal in the State.

What can I do if I feel I have a betting addiction?

You can call the National Council of Problem Gambling helpline at 1-800-522-4700 or text 1-800-522-4700. You can also live chat at ncpgambling.org/chat.

Can I bet legally in other States?

Check out our State-by-State guide to betting in the United States of America by clicking on the link.

Where can I learn more about Kansas betting laws?

Visit the official website for the Kansas State Government for more information on Kansas betting laws.