Kansas Gambling a Mixed Bag.


Kansas has an estimated 46,951 (2.2%) of adults believed to presently have signs of a gambling problem. The state ranks 38th (2012) with 831.59 million in revenue, but 17th (2013) in funding for treatment with 26 cents per capita.
In 2013 the revenue came from 7,875 electronic machines, 6 Indian Casinos, a lottery, 3 stand-alone casinos and charity gambling.
In 2007 SB66 was enacted forming a Grant Fund for Problem Gambling and Addiction. For last year the fund budgeted 9% or $740,000 to be used specifically for Problem Gambling Services. The fund is under the Authority if the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.

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