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When Will Bally Bet Be Legal in Kansas?

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When Will Bally Bet Be Legal in Kansas?

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Bally Bet will offer generous betting welcome offers, superb customer service and a unique mobile app when it launches in Kansas. Bally Bet will launch in Kansas after it receives a full sports betting license from the Kansas Gaming Commission, 

Kansas Sports Betting goes live with a soft launch on September 1st 2022 and a full operational launch on September 8th 2022. Bally Bet Kansas is expected to be one of the top Kansas betting apps.

Read on for a Bally Bet Kansas update and a timeline for the Bally Bet Kansas launch when bets can be placed on its sportsbook and mobile betting app.

This ambitious online sports betting site is already live and taking bets in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Indiana, New York and Virginia. It has signed a market access deal to launch in the Sunflower State, so it should be one of the first operators to go live soon after 1st September.

Meanwhile you can already access other leading operators that are live right now for pre-registration and with welcome offers available to Kansans and those present in Kansas right now.

Is Bally Bet Legal In Kansas?

Bally Bet is not yet available in Kansas, as the state’s legal sports wagering industry has not started. Operators such as Bally Bet, BetMGM, DraftKings and Fanduel are awaiting the go-ahead from the KRGC to launch,

In May, Governor Laura Kelly signed the state’s sports betting bill. The law came into effect on July 1, and Gov. Kelly revealed that the state was aiming to launch sports wagering in time for Week 1 of the NFL season. That begins with the Bills at the Rams on Thursday, September 8.

However, KRGC director of wagering Todd Allen has since revealed that regulators are unlikely to hit that target. He reassured Kansas bettors that everything is progressing smoothly, but he could not guarantee that a September 8 Bally Bet Kansas launch would be possible. Therefore, it seems unlikely that people will be able to visit NFL betting sites in time for the start of the new NFLseason.

The commission still needs to finalize regulations, issue licenses and conduct software tests, so sports betting is likely to be delayed. However, it should still launch during the 2022 NFL regular season. If you bookmark this Bally Bet Kansas update page, we will provide you with a Bally Bet Kansas launch date as soon as it is ready.

Playing Bally Bet in Kansas should soon become a reality, as it was one of the first two operators to announce a market access deal for the state. The Bally Bet legal Kansas sportsbook will launch on the master license of Boot Hill Casino in Dodge City, and it should be cleared to go live on day one of the new industry. We should be able to provide the official Bally Bet Kansas launch update soon.

Bally Bet Kansas Launch Timeline

April 29, 2022: Lawmakers settled on a compromise bill after a conference between senators and representatives, and the bill was sent to Gov. Kelly.
May 12, 2022: Gov. Kelly signed the Kansas sports betting bill, and she later said she believes sportsbooks can launch by September.
May 16, 2022: Boot Hill Casino in Dodge City announced deals with Bally Bet and DraftKings to host them on its master license. That will allow the Bally Bet Kansas launch to take place soon.
July 1, 2022: The sports betting law came into force, paving the way for regulators to make Bally Bet legal in Kansas.
July 25, 2022: Todd Allen at the KRGC suggested that regulators could struggle to achieve the target of Week 1 of the NFL season, potentially pushing the Bally Bet Kansas launch timeline back.

Can I Use Bally Bet In Kansas?

You cannot currently use Bally Bet in Kansas. However, it should be available soon. A Rhode Island-based company called Twin River Worldwide Holdings purchased the Bally brand from Caesars in 2020, and it then spent $125 million on a sports wagering platform named Bet.Works. That has allowed it to launch online sports betting using proprietary technology in six states, and Kansas is its next target.

You will be able to play at the Bally Bet legal Kansas mobile app and website if you are based inside Kansas state lines. That means any Kansas residents or visitors from neighboring states such as Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma aged 21 or older will be able to use it and receive any of the new customer betting offers available. We will provide a Bally Bet Kansas update as soon as we know the official launch date for Bally Bet.

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How to Play Bally Bet In Kansas

You will be able to download the Bally Bet sports betting app via the App Store or Google Play when it launches in Kansas. It should also launch its desktop site for Sunflower State sports bettors.

Bally Bet does not offer DFS, and online casino gaming will not be permitted in the state, so you will only be offered sports betting when playing Bally Bet in Kansas.

Which Sportsbooks Will be Available in Kansas at Launch?

The Kansas sports wagering law permits up to 12 online sportsbooks to launch. There are four land-based casino resorts in the state – Boot Hill, Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway, Kansas Crossing, Kansas Star – and each of them can host three online skins on its master license.

As previously mentioned in this Bally Bet Kansas launch update, Boot Hill has agreed deals with both Bally Bet and DraftKings, leaving it with just one remaining skin to hand out. Both sportsbooks should be available on day one of the Kansas sports wagering market.

Hollywood Casino owner Penn National Gaming has already revealed that it expects to roll out the company’s Barstool Sportsbook on the launch date. Kansas Star Casino operator Boyd Gaming will host FanDuel and BetMGM, both of which should be available from the start. Kansas Crossing Casino is expected to host Caesars and PointsBet. Caesars sportsbook should also be among the first tranche of legal sportsbooks in the state.

Is Bally Bet Casino legal in Kansas?

Bally Bet will not be able to launch its online casino in Kansas. That is a shame, as it offers a great sign-up bonus, plenty of additional promos and a strong selection of games from Bally Technologies, Gamesys, NetEnt, IGT and various other suppliers. If the law changes to permit online casino gaming in Kansas in the future, we will update readers immediately.

What Will the Legal Age for Online Betting Be in Kansas?

You will need to be 21 or older to place online bets at Bally Bet Kansas. It will ask you to provide details such as your name, address, date of birth and SSN digits to verify your age and identity when you are filling in the sign-up form.

If it cannot automatically verify you, Bally Bet will ask you to upload official documents, such as a driver’s license or passport, to prove you are old enough to bet online.

Which Sports Will I Be Able To Bet On In Kansas?

Bally Bet covers a reasonably narrow selection of sports compared to some rivals. You can place wagers on: 

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Hockey
  • MMA
  • Boxing
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Motorsports

If you want more niche sports, head to a sportsbook such as BetMGM, FanDuel or DraftKings. However, if you want to bet on the most popular sports leagues, with competitive odds, great bonuses and a simple interface, Bally Bet Kansas would be a great choice. Kansas will permit college and professional sports wagering, so you can bet on teams like the Kansas Jayhawks, Kansas State Wildcats and Wichita State Shockers.

About the Author

Martin Green for Bookies.com
Martin Green
Martin Green spent five years working at William Hill before becoming a journalist in 2009. He began working as a sports writer and professional tipster in 2014.