Kansas’ Top Sports Betting Apps Launching This Fall

Surrounded by sports betting states to the north and east, Tennessee will see growth in the west as Kansas plans to launch online and retail sports betting this fall. Sports betting in Kansas has been technically legal since July 1, 2022, after being enacted in May. Kansas sportsbook law allows each of the state’s four casinos to partner with up to three online sportsbooks.

Who Kansas Sportsbook Bonus Offers will Sunflower State punters be able to take advantage of it? Let’s take a look at some of the top sports betting apps in Kansas launching this fall.

Sports betting with confirmed partnerships with Kansas Casino

Unlike Tennessee, online sports betting operators must partner with a state entity to have a presence in Kansas. A few of these partnerships were in place before sports betting rumors reached Kansas. Some sportsbooks, like FanDuel, have strategic partnerships with casino companies, giving them immediate access to new markets.

DraftKansas Kings

Kansas sports fans will know DraftKings as the platform has been in the state since 2015, when daily fantasy sports was legalized. Through a partnership with Boot Hill Casino, DraftKings will make its sports betting app available to Kansans. There are also plans for a DraftKings retail sports betting site at the casino. DraftKings offers one of the best online betting experiences in the industry.

FanDuel Kansas

Similar to DraftKings, FanDuel Fantasy has been available for several years. FanDuel Sports Betting has technically had access to Kansas since 2018 through its partnership with Boyd Gaming, which owns and operates Kansas Star Casino. As one of the most popular sports betting apps, FanDuel is sure to be a favorite in the Sunflower State.

BetMGM Kansas

BetMGM finds itself in the same situation as FanDuel, as MGM has also partnered with Boyd Gaming since 2018. The BetMGM Sportsbook app is currently available in 16 states and Washington DC, with Maryland and Ohio launching in a near future.

Generally behind DraftKings and FanDuel in terms of sports betting market share, BetMGM has done a good job of offering more ongoing promotions to existing users to attract and retain users.

Caesar Kansas

One of the sportsbooks that didn’t have a partnership was Caesars, but there was no wasted time after sports betting was legalized in Kansas. Just days after Governor Laura Kelly signed the bill, Caesars secured its in-state availability through its partnership with Kansas Crossing Casino. Fans of the Caesars Experience will not be able to take advantage of retail betting with Sportsbook, as PointsBet will be the casino’s retail partner. Users can still earn Caesars rewards with every mobile bet placed, however.

Other sportsbooks that could be launched in Kansas

With only four mobile licenses up for grabs, expect casinos to line up the remaining partnerships soon. Bet Rivers, Betfred and WynnBET would be the most well-known sportsbooks that Kansans should pay attention to. Betfred is available in the fewest states of the three, but it is growing rapidly and recently gained access to key states in its expansion into Ohio and Maryland. BetRivers is currently available in 11 states, while WynnBET operates in six states including Tennessee and Colorado.