Sports Betting to Launch in Kansas on September 1

Sports Betting to Launch in Kansas on September 1

This article is part of our Betting Advice series.

Kansas sports betting is officially coming on September 1st. As reported yesterday by BetKansas' Christopher Boan, there would be an announcement today. This is now official, Kansas sportsbooks are coming soon.

Kansas Sports Betting to Launch September 1st ahead of NFL

We will have NFL betting in Kansas. With the breaking news that Kansas is launching sports betting on September 1st, there will be a week ahead of the NFL start. Week 1 begins on September 8th with Thursday Night Football.

This is terrific news for Kansas bettors, as even if there is a delay in the launch date it should still be ahead of September 1st. Here are important NFL dates that Kansas will be live for.

  • Thursday, September 8th - Bills vs. Rams for the season opener.
  • Sunday, September 11th - First full Sunday of NFL Week 1.
  • Monday, September 12th - First Monday Night Football matchup.
  • Thursday, September 15th - Start of NFL Week 2.

Which Betting Sites Will Be Available In Kansas?

Thanks to the initial report from Alex Gold, we know which Kansas betting sites will be available for the NFL season.

Here are the five Kansas sports betting apps that will launch.

  • FanDuel Kansas
  • DraftKings Kansas
  • BetMGM Kansas
  • Caesars Sportsbook Kansas
  • Barstool Sportsbook Kansas

Ahead of launch, DraftKings Kansas is already offering a pre-live bonus. Use the DraftKings Kansas promo code to get $100 in free bets ahead of launch. This will get you a free $100 before you ever even use your DraftKings Kansas account. See below for more details.

We know FanDuel Kansas will be live at launch as well, and Kansas bettors can get another $100 in free bets by using the FanDuel Kansas promo code. The details are below.

The other three that will be ready in Kansas are BetMGM, Caesars Sportsbook, and Barstool Sportsbook. While there are no pre-live offers yet, users can be ready to sign up at each of these betting sites for a welcome bonus.

The Caesars Sportsbook promo code will get Kansas bettors over $1,000 in bets on Caesars' dime to start off. Users at BetMGM will be able to redeem the BetMGM bonus code ROTOBONUS for another risk-free bet. Expect other sportsbooks to be live in Kansas shortly after launch. These could include WynnBET, PointsBet, or BetRivers.

Josh Collacchi
Josh previously was a manager at Group and has spent over a decade in the fantasy sports, daily fantasy sports, and legal sports betting industry.