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Here Are the Kansas Online Sportsbooks Available at Launch in September

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Sept. 1 is the date sports bettors in The Sunflower State have been waiting for: legal online Kansas sports betting will be live.

Kansas is launching legal mobile wagering at noon CST next Thursday, which comes one week ahead of the start of the 2022 NFL season when the Buffalo Bills and the Los Angeles Rams kick off under the lights for Thursday Night Football on Sept. 8.

Sept. 1 will technically be a “soft launch” date for Kansas sports betting with the official day being Sept. 8 when online operators will take bets on all sports. The Kansas Lottery on Friday approved six operators to take online bets on Sept. 1: FanDuel, DraftKings, BetMGM, Caesars, Barstool Sportsbook and PointsBet.

If you’re a Kansas sports bettor, this means you’ll have the chance to get your wagers in up to three days before the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Arizona Cardinals in their season opener. Additionally, due to the abundance of college sports teams in the state, Kansas is expected to be a premier destination for college football and basketball betting moving forward.

Nine online sportsbooks are fully licensed and ready to launch early next month through partnerships with Kansas’ four casinos. Up to 12 total sportsbooks are allowed to enter the state, but those launch timelines and which books are approved will be announced in the future.

Kansas Casinos and Sportsbook Partnerships

Boot Hill Casino & Resort

Located in Dodge City, this facility offers about 700 slots, 16 table games, exciting weekly promotions, and Players Club rewards. Boot Hill is the first state-owned casino in Kansas and has deals with Bally Bet and DraftKings.

Bally Bet

Bally Bet is not expected to be among the sportsbooks to launch right at noon on Sept. 1 when Kansas sports betting goes live, but it’s expected the sportsbook will begin taking wagers once the full launch arrives on Sept. 8.


DraftKings will be on the shortlist of online sportsbooks that will be available during Kansas’ soft launch starting Sept. 1.

To learn more about the DraftKings promo code and sportsbook review, check out our guide.

Golden Nugget

Golden Nugget is a DraftKings-owned sportsbook that will also launch in Kansas, though that’ll likely be Sept. 8 or later. With Golden Nugget in tow, DraftKings will have two of the 12 potential sportsbooks in the state.

Kansas Star Casino

The Mulvane-based casino offers over 1,700 slots and 50 table games. The Kansas Star Casino has deals in place with BetMGM and FanDuel.


FanDuel will also be among the list sportsbooks available to Kansas users on Sept. 1. New FanDuel users qualify for $100 at launch, with no deposit required!

Read our FanDuel promo code and sportsbook review to learn more about what FanDuel has to offer.

Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway

Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway, which is located in Kansas City, offers 2,000 slots, 52 table games, and a racetrack, among other amenities. Hollywood currently has a partnership with Barstool Sportsbook.

Barstool Sportsbook

Barstool Sportsbook is another major sportsbook that will be available for sports bettors to register with on Sept. 1. Barstool is owned by Penn National Gaming.

You can learn more about Barstool with our Barstool promo code and sportsbook review.

FOX Bet Sportsbook

FOX Bet is not expected to be among the list of sportsbooks that go live during Kansas’ soft launch. However, they previously reached a deal with Penn National Gaming and the Hollywood Casino to be one of the speedway’s three Kansas sports betting licenses, so it’s expected FOX Bet will be an available option for in-state bettors soon.

Read our FOX Bet bonus code and sportsbook review for more information about FOX Bet’s offerings.

Kansas Crossing Casino & Hotel

Visitors to the Kansas Crossing Casino & Hotel in Pittsburg can enjoy over 600 slots, 14 table games and much more. The casino has deals in place with Caesars and PointsBet.


BetMGM will be among the list of online sportsbooks that will go live in Kansas on Sept. 1. New users can register for BetMGM’s $200 in free bets with no first-time deposit required.

You can read more about BetMGM with our BetMGM bonus code and sportsbook review.


Caesars will be one of the six online sportsbooks that will go live in Kansas on Sept. 1.

You can learn more about the Caesars Sportsbook promo code and review by reading our definitive guide.


Pointsbet will join many of the other major Kansas sportsbooks to launch on Sept. 1.

To learn more about the PointsBet promo code and review, be sure to read our guide.

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