Players spent $219.3 million on sports wagers in Kansas in September. As a result, the state achieved a sports betting handle record for the month. Also, Kansas launched its sports wagering market in September 2022. During that month, players wagered $160.5 million. Thus, this month’s handle is a 36.6 percent increase year-over-year.

According to sports betting software solution experts, the September 2023 amount increased by 132.3 percent from the August total of $94.4 million. In addition, it was 6.3% higher than the previous record of $206.3m, which was achieved in March of this year.

In September, bets totaling $201.1 million were put online compared to $18.2 million in brick-and-mortar sportsbooks. It showed an increase in sports betting action.

In terms of income, September brought in a total of $8.1m. Sales were $52.10 million, a 68.8 percent increase from August’s $4.80 million and a 523.1 percent increase over September 2017’s $1.3 million. According to pay per head reports, the retail segment brought in $459,336 compared to the online segment’s $7.6m monthly.

Kansas Sports Betting Handle Record

Kansas Achieves Sports Betting Handle Record in SeptemberBased on monthly results, Boot Hill Casino and its affiliate DraftKings, remain at the forefront of the online gambling industry. The partnership’s handle touched $97.2m in September, while revenue topped $3.3m.

Next in line was Kansas Star Casino and FanDuel, with $54.5m in handle and $3.1m in revenue. With a combined $21.4 million handle and $813,946 in revenue, Kansas Crossing Casino and BetMGM round out the top three.

Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway and Barstool remain the undisputed leaders in the retail sector. The total amount wagered by players was $16.0m, and the venue made $393,485. With a $1.2 million handle and $11,717 in revenue, Kansas Star and its FanDuel retail sportsbook came in a distant second.

Tax revenue for the state totaled $484,366 in October. This sum comprises retail taxes of $45,934 and internet sales taxes of $760,163.

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