But they said Republican opposition, especially in the House, prevented any consideration of changing the law this year.
The 2007 law creates four state-owned casinos, but only one, in Dodge City, is being built. The other three operators withdrew their applications last year because of the economy.
Track owners want a larger percentage from the slots before agreeing to reopen the tracks.
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