Kansas is one of the newest casino states. Kansas approved casinos in 2010. Three of the poker rooms are located near Kansas City, while the other two are in the west central portion of the state. Players located near Kansas City may also cross the Missouri River and play poker at casinos located in Missouri.
Is Online Poker Legal in Kansas?
Kansas does not have any specific law that addresses online poker. It is neither explicitly regulated nor unlawful. In 2013, a bill attempting to make all forms of online gambling illegal failed to pass the state legislature. Due to this, there are still several options for Kansas online poker players.
Where Can You Play Online Poker in Kansas?
Kansas online poker players have three great choices for online poker. They are:
Bovada – Bodog Poker Network
- Carbon Poker – Merge Gaming
- Americas Cardroom – Winning Poker
Carbon Poker and Americas Cardroom both have experience in paying U.S. players quickly. Each has a wide selection of No Limit Texas Hold’em games, but each has their own unique offerings.
Carbon Poker offers players a top quality software platform. There are also a wide variety of games, including some unusual choices like Badugi and Triple Draw. There is also a VIP program where players can receive up to 35% of their rake back by exchanging points into cash.
Americas Cardroom specializes in low and micro limit NLHE. There are two key promotions. TheBeast is attractive to high volume players. It is a monthly points race where players can win cash and tournament tickets. There is also a Bad Beat Jackpot that is unlocked when a player loses quad 8’s or better when both players use both hole cards. New players receive a 100% up to $1,000 first deposit bonus.
Where Can You Play Live Poker in Kansas?
There are five live poker rooms in Kansas. There are also poker rooms nearby in neighboring Missouri and Oklahoma.
Boot Hill (Dodge City) – Boot Hill hosts a 5-table poker room for its players. The main game is No Limit Texas Hold’em. There is one daily tournament.
Golden Eagle (Horton) – Golden Eagle’s 7-table poker room spreads mainly Fixed Limit and No Limit Texas Hold’em. There are four tournaments each week.
Kansas Star (Mulvane) – The poker room at Kansas Star spread 10 tables and mostly $1/$2 No Limit Texas Hold’em. There is just one weekly tournament held every Tuesday at 7pm.
Prairie Band (Mayetta) – Prairie Band is a small poker room with five tables. There is a No Limit Hold’em tournament held every Sunday and Monday. The other nights offer only cash games.
Sac & Fox (Powhattan) – This poker room hosts 4 tables and spreads No Limit Texas Hold’em tournaments daily.