Tag Archives: kansas
- Kansas casino row reaches the Supreme Court
January 3, 2017
The Cherokee County and investors of Castle Rock Casino have brought to the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission to a final legal showdown to start the year 2017. According to the report of Pittsburg Morning Sun, the Kansas Supreme Court has taken up the appeal of Castle Rock and set...
- NHL board approves expansion process
June 25, 2015
National Hockey League’s board of governors has given the green light to open the league’s expansion process. National Hockey League (NHL) commissioner Gary Bettman announced the decision during the league’s annual awards ceremony on Wednesday. NHL will now examine bids from interested markets, including Las Vegas, Seattle, Quebec and a...
- Kansas AG says Fantasy sports is not illegal in the state
April 27, 2015
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt released an opinion that fantasy sports leagues aren't considered illegal lotteries under state law because they are games of skill. Schmidt issued the legal opinion on Friday at the request of a Kansas House member who opposes gambling. In defining fantasy sports, the proposal says...
- Kansas posts record 2012 casino revenue growth in the US
May 8, 2013
It's pretty much understood that casino gross gaming revenue in the US is being pulled by what Las Vegas makes. It's been the case for years and it was the case in 2012 when Vegas earned $10.86 billion in gross gaming revenue, 1.5 percent better than last year and 29.1...
- Kansas, New Mexico take different approaches to banning online gambling; tribal gaming conference announced
April 3, 2013
An attempt to criminalize online gambling by the state of Kansas has gone down to defeat, but only because lawmakers were less interested in revoking legislation allowing slots at state racetracks. On Tuesday, the Kansas state Senate approved an amendment to a proposed casino gambling bill that would have criminalized...
- US CASINO NEWS: Oregon; Kansas; Mississippi
October 8, 2012
Plans for a new tribal casino in Oregon will trigger a lawsuit depending on which way the decision goes. AP quote Waynes Shammel, general counsel of the Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Tribe, as stating that the moment rivals the Coquille Indian Tribe see land approved they will launch...
Penn National Gaming acquires two more Mississippi casinos
March 28, 2017
Mississippi Governor approves new daily fantasy sports law
March 14, 2017