Butler National Casino has announced that its Boot Hill Casino subsidiary has begun taking mobile sports wagers through its online platform provider, DraftKings.
DraftKings secured a deal with Boot Hill Casino last November in anticipation of legalized sports betting in Kansas, which launched this week following legalization back in May.
The casino was awarded a license to offer sports betting via the Kansas Lottery last month, allowing for the operation of sports wagering across Boot Hill Casino as well as three Kansas Lottery-approved betting platforms on interactive channels.
“We’re excited to be a part of the launch of sports betting in the State of Kansas. Kansans can now access the latest betting markets as well as bet on local teams like the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, Kansas Jayhawks, Kansas State Wildcats and Sporting KC,” said Clark Stewart, President and CEO of Butler National Corporation.
“We’d especially like to thank the Boot Hill Casino & Resort team, DraftKings, the Kansas Lottery and the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission for all their efforts. The outstanding teamwork of these groups has allowed Kansans the opportunity to wager on the upcoming football season.”
Additionally, the casino anticipates an onsite sports wagering platform to be launched ‘soon’, though no specific time-frame was disclosed.
Butler National previously announced sports wagering platform agreements with DraftKings, Bally’s Corporation and most recently, Golden Nugget Online Gaming.
“Today is an exciting day in the State of Kansas as we look to increase tourism and revenue for the State of Kansas and Dodge City,” Stewart concluded.