Panel Hears Plans on Expanded Gaming

By: Brian Dorman Email
By: Brian Dorman Email

State legislators met Friday to discuss the controversial expanded gaming for the state of Kansas.

Expanded gaming which was voted down in Sedgwick County was approved by voters in Sumner, Cherokee, Crawford and Ford Counties.

A gaming oversight panel, which consisted of several state legislators met Friday morning to review the activities and discuss ways to monitor the efforts of the Kansas Lottery and the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission to carry out the provisions of the act.

There are still several discussions like these needed before the legislative session begins in less than a month.

The panel heard from Jason long, from the Reviser of Statutes Office, Mary Feighny, Deputy Attorney General from the Office of the Attorney General, Edwin Van Petten, Executive Director with the Kansas Lottery and Stephen Martino, Executive Director with the Racing and Gaming Commission.

The gaming oversight panel will present their findings and discussions on expanded gaming to legislators when the session begins.

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