Sports gambling in Kansas is a big win for lobbyists

© 2022 Kansas City Public Radio NPR in Kansas City On Air Now Playing 91.9 Classical KC Kansas' legalization of sports betting last September was h...

December 1, 2022
4:02 PM

© 2022 Kansas City Public Radio NPR in Kansas City On Air Now Playing 91.9 Classical KC Kansas' legalization of sports betting last September was hailed as a win by many in the state, but a recent New York Times article examines the extent that lobbyists played in the legislation's passage.This includes provisions that caused the state to bring in only $271,000 in taxes on $350 million in bets. Up To Date's Steve Kraske spoke with New York Time's investigative reporter Eric Lipton about the story.

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