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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Gaming (Casinos, slots, etc.)

2006

Chad Lawhorn
Legislators support some gaming
Lawrence Journal World, 1/7/2006

Gena Terlizzi
Gambling proponents to roll dice again
Lawrence Journal World, 1/8/2006

Rick Alm
Riverboats ride higher after '05
Kansas City Star, 1/12/2006

Steve Painter
Gambling bill hits fast track in Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 1/12/2006

Steve Painter
More gambling avenues
Kansas City Star, 1/13/2006

Carl Manning
Gambling still seen as funding option
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2006

Carl Manning
Gambling backers play ed card again
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2006

Carl Manning
Gaming issue looms, again
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/13/2006

Carl Manning
Gambling might be answer
Hays Daily News, 1/13/2006

Steve Painter
On gambling, Senate set to take chance
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2006

Tom A. Throne
Geary removed from gambling bill
Junction City Daily Union, 1/15/2006

On gaming, here we go again
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2006

Steve Painter
Gambling ban could end
Kansas City Star, 1/16/2006

Wichitans are already going to casinos, just not here
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2006

Martin Hawver
Gambling ---Both simple and complicated
Junction City Daily Union, 1/17/2006

Emerson Lynn Jr
Need for cash lifts chances for gaming [opinion]
Iola Register, 1/17/2006

Rick Alm
Casino unveils plan for expansion
Kansas City Star, 1/18/2006

Associated Press
K.C. casino plans $85M expansion
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2006

Scott Rothschild
Former foes now on same side of gambling issue
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2006

Dion Lefler
Opposed, but taking donations
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2006

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 1/20/2006

Well, maybe a casino wouldn't be so bad after all
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2006

Randy Scholfield
High rollers lawmakers' gaming money smells
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2006

Dakotah M. Davis
Sumner Co. asks Cowley for casino support
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/24/2006

Rick Alm
Rehab unit to receive big gift from casino
Kansas City Star, 1/25/2006

Steve Painter
Leaders fume over gambling exclusion
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2006

Dakotah M. Davis
Cowley voices support for a Sumner casino
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/25/2006

Courier views support Sumner County casino
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/25/2006

From Staff and Wire Reports
Harrah's donates $10,000
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2006

Steve Painter
Casino plea gets cold shoulder in Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2006

Jay W. Anderson
Expanded gambling is a tax on the poor [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2006

Avis Deck
Profitable casino [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2006

Rick Alm
Mayors laud casinos' contributions
Kansas City Star, 1/26/2006

Associated Press
Lawmakers would fight increased gambling
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2006

Sam Hananel
Brownback, Tiahrt oppose off-reservation gambling
Hutchinson News, 1/27/2006

Sam Hananel
Federal lawmakers cool to off-reservation gambling in Kansas
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/27/2006

Matt Stearns
Sebelius' Indian casino push falls flat
Kansas City Star, 1/28/2006

Dave Stephens
Lottery hopes latest game is above par
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2006

Count Tiahrt, Brownback among anti-gambling forces at work
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2006

Gene Fuhr
A casino makes economic sense [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2006

Sorry, but gaming issue is not that complex
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2006

Phillip B. Journey
No hypocrisy, only strange bedfellows
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2006

Virginia Beamer
Gambling will not solve state's education funding issues
Hays Daily News, 1/29/2006

Rick Alm
Proposal would put a new spin on Kansas casino plans
Kansas City Star, 1/31/2006

John Hanna
Support for gambling at odds with GOP
Hutchinson News, 2/1/2006

Leslie George
Let citizens decide about gambling [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2006

Dick Verell
The sure way to win in gambling: Don't [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2006

Rick Dykstra
Why not Junction City? [letters to the editor]
Junction City Daily Union, 2/5/2006

David Allen Seaton
Goodwin hopes county won't back Sumner Co. casino
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/6/2006

Rick Alm
Bill would help fight problem gambling
Kansas City Star, 2/7/2006

Gambling card games
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2006

Dick Verell
Gambling too costly [letters to the editor]
Garden City Telegram, 2/7/2006

Dakotah M. Davis
Commission backs casino with 2-1 vote
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/7/2006

Staff and Wire Reports
Money missing in Manhattan
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2006

Jason Probst
Line between legal, illegal gambling starts to bend
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2006

Jason Probst
Poker continues to explode in popularity but to some opponents, gambling deals a tough hand
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2006

Rick Alm
Kansas casino revenues a drop in U.S. bucket
Kansas City Star, 2/14/2006

Rick Alm
KC casinos sizzle in warm January
Kansas City Star, 2/15/2006

Increased gambling
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2006

Tim Carpenter
Lottery tapped to curb airfare
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2006

Rey Kitchkumme
Tribe's interests go beyond gaming [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2006

Mike Sweeney
Why are officials not supporting area casinos? [letters to the editors]
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/18/2006

Dion Lefler
Lotto game may aid Sports Hall of Fame
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2006

Fred Mann
Jennison favors casino in Sedgwick County
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2006

Steve Painter
Gambling plan eyed in senate
Kansas City Star, 2/21/2006

Steve Painter
Senators hammer out plan for gaming
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2006

Rick Alm
Latest Kansas casino bill is a break from the past
Kansas City Star, 2/21/06

J-W Staff and Wire Reports
Kansas Speedway gains bank sponsor
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2006

Rhonda Holman
Slots only?
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2006

Peter Weinert
Gambling our future on casinos
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/22/2006

Steve Painter
Sumner Co. makes its pitch for a casino
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2006

Randy Scholfield
Is the lottery the best bet for workers?
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2006

Emerson Lynn Jr
GOP leaders push to expand gambling to pay for education [opinion]
Iola Register, 2/24/2006

Carl Manning
Gambling bill expected next week in Senate
Hutchinson News, 2/25/2006

Kansas taking a big chance [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 2/25/2006

Associated Press
Introduction of gambling bill expected next week in Senate
Chanute Tribune, 2/25/2006

Eric Swanson
Gambling bill likely to include slot machines in Ford County
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/25/2006

Casino names transition team
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2006

Carl Manning
Gambling bill expected next week
Junction City Daily Union, 2/26/2006

Ralph Ostmeyer
Gambling won't cure state's ills
Hays Daily News, 2/26/2006

Rick Alm
Casinos fail to meet goal on minority purchasing
Kansas City Star, 2/28/2006

Ann Charles
Don't gamble with futures [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 2/28/2006

Steve Painter
Gambling proposal cuts cost for slots
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2006

Do the honorable thing [letters to the editor]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/1/2006

If not gambling then what?
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2006

Tim Carpenter
Most cards now on table
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2006

Kevin Flaherty
Gaming bill delayed
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/3/2006

Tim Carpenter
Expanded gambling getting the once over
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/3/2006

Senators: Gambling part of the equation
Garden City Telegram, 3/3/2006

Carl Manning
Senate leader: School plan needs gambling
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2006

Tim Carpenter
Dodge City part of new gaming proposal
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/3/2006

Kevin Flaherty
Lack of votes cause for gaming delay bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/4/2006

Stephen Wade
Say it ain't so [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/4/2006

David Klepper
Senate delays casino bill
Kansas City Star, 3/4/2006

Chris Moon
Gaming faces ethics hurdle
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2006

Deb Gruver
Group targets anti-gaming lawmakers
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2006

Associated Press
Group wants to recall legislators who took casino contributions
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/5/2006

Kenneth Olson
Time to deal [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2006

Associated Press
Lawmakers could face recall for campaign donations
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2006

David Klepper
Senate puts off bill on gaming
Wichita Eagle, 3/6/2006

Carl Manning
Senate leaders to introduce gambling bill
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2006

Carl Manning
Senate leaders plan to introduce gambling bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2006

Carl Manning
Senate leaders plan to introduce gambling bill
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2006

Associated Press
Senate leaders introduce gambling bill
Emporia Gazette, 3/7/2006

Senate leaders plan to introduce gambling bill this week
Hays Daily News, 3/7/2006

Rhonda Holman
Senate gambling plan built for politics
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2006

Crowson's View [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2006

John Milburn
Senate leaders introduce expanded gambling bill
Hutchinson News, 3/8/2006

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers gamble with casino bill
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2006

Steve Painter
New bill would give Wichita lots of slots
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2006

David Klepper
Kansas looks at gambling plan
Kansas City Star, 3/8/2006

Ric Anderson
Gaming measure rolls into Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2006

John Milburn
Senate leaders introduce gambling bill this week
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/8/2006

John Milburn
Senate panel rolls dice with casinos
Salina Journal, 3/8/2006

John Milburn
Senate leaders introduce bill
Junction City Daily Union, 3/8/2006

Ric Anderson
Senate panel delays gaming bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2006

Marksrage S. Allen
Slot machines aren't enough for county [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2006

Ric Anderson
Advocate seeks support for addicts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2006

A twisted pathway to more gambling [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2006

Tim Vandenack
Dodge City gambling push focuses on horse, dog track
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2006

Kevin Flaherty
Barone will speak against provision
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/9/2006

Anna Staatz
Gambling bill goes to hearing
Junction City Daily Union, 3/9/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Senators split over Dodge track bill
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Senators split over potential track
Garden City Telegram, 3/10/2006

Carl Manning
Senate committee eyes gambling bill
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2006

Steve Painter
Officials: Gaming bill offers area little
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2006

Tim Carpenter
Gaming remains on track
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2006

Drawings for new lottery game to begin Wednesday
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2006

Kevin Flaherty
Expanded gaming bill argued
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/11/2006

Matthew Clark
Commissioners told what gaming bill could deliver
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/11/2006

Dave Seaton
Goodwin would back casino to fund education
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/11/2006

Steve Painter and Brent D. Wistrom
Betting it all on Kansas gambling
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2006

Anna Staatz
Both sides testify at hearing
Junction City Daily Union, 3/12/2006

Our view Geary County's long shot
Junction City Daily Union, 3/12/2006

Mike Hendricks
Kansas gets honest on gambling
Kansas City Star, 3/13/2006

Courier views gambling with Goodwin [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/13/2006

Rick Alm
Kansas Lottery offers multistate 'Hot Lotto' game
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2006

Keith Thomas
Think of victims of gambling [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2006

Rick Alm
New slots could give users more possibilities
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2006

Martin Hawver
Mixing morality with gambling
Kansas City Kansan, 3/14/2006

Eagles News Service
Casinos, NCAA will try to ante up together
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2006

Rick Alm
Warm days turn into hot times at KC boats
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2006

Associated Press
Lottery game debuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006

Steve Painter
Revised gambling bill headed for Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006

Chris Moon
Casino bill softened sent for debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006

John Milburn
Committee sends gambling measure to Senate for debate
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2006

Associated Press
New lottery game debuts
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2006

Kathryn Mayes
Reitz bows to the inevitable
Manhattan Mercury, 3/15/2006

Mike Kiegerl
Gambling generates interest in House
Olathe Daily News, 3/15/2006

New lottery debuting in Kansas
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/15/2006

Anna Staatz
Reitz concerned about gambling bill
Junction City Daily Union, 3/15/2006

Crowson's View [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2006

Rhonda Holman
Wrong Senate gambling plan shorts
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2006

Associated Press
New lottery game debuts in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2006

Chris Moon
Senate vote isn't a sure bet
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2006

Steve Painter, Brent Wistrom and David Klepper
Campaign coffers win big in Kansas' gambling fight
Kansas City Star, 3/16/2006

Jason Probst
Prosecution for office pools is not likely
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2006

David Klepper
Kansas Senate kills latest gambling bill
Kansas City Star, 3/17/2006

Tim Carpenter
Senate bill shoots craps
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2006

Steve Painter
Senate dumps gambling bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2006

Scott Rothschild
Gambling fails as source for school funds
Lawrence Journal World, 3/17/2006

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 3/17/2006

Jessica Tims
Good luck [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/18/2006

Stephanie Farley
Gaming issue may not be dead
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/18/2006

Eric Swanson
'A real missed opportunity'
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/18/2006

Steve Vockrodt
Senate defeats gaming bill
Olathe Daily News, 3/18/2006

Legislature should quit gambling [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 3/19/2006

Scott Rothschild
Gambling put heat on area senators
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2006

Courier views rethink the casino issue [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/20/2006

David Hendershot
Legislators meet citizens
Junction City Daily Union, 3/20/2006

Jim Churchman
An ill-fated roll of the dice
Olathe Daily News, 3/21/2006

Blurry ethics in Topeka [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 3/21/2006

Rick Alm
Kansas' gambling question can be answered by vote
Kansas City Star, 3/21/2006

Rick Alm and David Klepper
'You want to be like Las Vegas'
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2006

John Hanna
Supporters still hope to revive debate over casinos, slot machines
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2006

Associated Press
Casino, slot debate could be revived
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2006

John Hanna
In Topeka, 'gambling is never dead'
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2006

What happens in Vegas should happen in Kansas?
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2006

Ed Nicewander
Voting on gambling [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2006

Manhattan Mercury
Other editors expanded gambling defeat
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2006

Kansas lottery Indy 300 set for July 2
Kansas City Kansan, 3/25/2006

Associated Press
Gambling proposal expected this week
Salina Journal, 3/26/2006

John Proffitt
Gambling revenue is the wrong solution to school funding woes [letter to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 3/27/2006

Wagle ahead in crusade to keep Kansas out of casino business
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2006

Roger McKibben
Gambling never solved anything [letter to the editor]
Junction City Daily Union, 3/27/2006

Manhattan Mercury
Welcome defeat
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2006

Steve Painter
Lawmaker proposes gambling referendum
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2006

Courier Views let Wichita vote on a casino
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/29/2006

Tim Carpenter
Hensley gambling on compromise
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2006

Steve Painter
Gambling bill lets voters weigh in
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2006

Orval Schwartz
Gaming not answer [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2006

Kevin Flaherty
Gaming bill creeps up again
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/1/2006

Marie Cochren
Not state's job [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2006

Associated Press
Saloon sues to get space by speedway
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2006

Ric Anderson
Gambling inquiry nearly complete
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2006

Robert Boczkiewicz
Indian casino in KCK wins suit
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2006

Rick Alm
Closing of KCK casino rejected
Kansas City Star, 4/8/2006

Megan McCloskey
Court rules in favor of tribe's K.C.K. casino
Lawrence Journal World, 4/8/2006

Henrietta M. Gleason
Voters know good, bad [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2006

Rick Alm
Next step for KCK casino is unclear following ruling
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2006

Rick Alm
Gaming board's director leaves successful legacy
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2006

Rick Alm
Casinos post record revenue
Kansas City Star, 4/12/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Gambling supporters vow to try for casinos
Hutchinson News, 4/13/2006

Brian O'Laughlin
Casino gaming is the answer [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 4/13/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Gambling supporters won't give up fight
Salina Journal, 4/13/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Lawmakers prefer to pass gambling to voters
Garden City Telegram, 4/13/2006

Rhonda Holman
Next year?
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2006

Sigurd S. Daehnke
Gambling [letter to the editor]
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/15/2006

More legislators should care what public thinks on gaming
Wichita Eagle, 4/16/2006

Is schools' need a trumped-up excuse for more gambling?
Wichita Eagle, 4/17/2006

Tim Unruh
Without legislation, racing's future may be bleak
Salina Journal, 4/19/2006

Cathy Nugent
Kansas casinos make sense [letter to the editor]
Johnson County Sun, 4/20/2006

Chris Moon
Betting divides hopefuls
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2006

Rick Alm
7th Street Casino
Kansas City Star, 4/20/2006

Rick Alm
TITOs amount to pretty penny
Kansas City Star, 4/22/2006

Rick Alm
Woodlands finance reveal grim reality
Kansas City Star, 4/25/2006

The Capital-Journal
Sebelius rides ATV for lottery
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Heartland Park Topeka what a ride
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2006

Jim Pedley
Kennedy thrilled, not surprised about Kansas Speedway success
Kansas City Star, 5/5/2006

Special to the Journal-World
Other states shed light on gaming's worth
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2006

Special to the Journal-World
Kansans hesitant to bank on gambling
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2006

Rick Alm
Scratcher Duke
Kansas City Star, 5/9/2006

Michael Hooper
Acreage in Illinois may be developed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2006

Sam Hananel
Kansas tribe quiet about plans for land near Chicago
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2006

Rick Alm
Lottery tickets to be shredded, not scratched
Kansas City Star, 5/11/2006

Carl Manning
Gambling bill effort fails
Lawrence Journal World, 5/11/2006

Effort to revive gambling legislation falters in House
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2006

Rick Alm
Add April to top 10 revenue months
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2006

Rick Alm
Judge upholds ruling on tribal land
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2006

David Klepper
Lawmakers hope for growth
Wichita Eagle, 5/12/2006

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 5/19/2006

Kathy Bassett
Casinos the only winners [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2006

Rick Alm
Kansas falls short in funding for problem gambling
Kansas City Star, 5/23/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
NHRA summer nationals committed [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2006

Earl Brooks
Lotto prizes not all cashed
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2006

Barbara Hollingsworth
Wyandotte casino might reopen
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/9/2006

Patrick Lowry
Record profits [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 7/11/2006

John Milburn
State lottery sales hit record
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/11/2006

State lottery sales set a record; bring on the casinos [opinion]
Iola Register, 7/12/2006

Micah Mertes
Legislating addiction
Hays Daily News, 7/13/2006

Rick Alm
'Pocket slots' hit the jackpot of popularity
Kansas City Star, 7/26/2006

Susan Lynn
Gambling: making good from a vice [opinion]
Iola Register, 7/27/2006

Scott Rothschild
Kansas lottery seeks to repeal Legislator's sunset provision
Lawrence Journal World, 8/8/2006

Rick Alm
Tribe loses round in casino litigation
Kansas City Star, 8/24/2006

The Capital-Journal
Lotto officials wait for winner to appear
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2006

Pros and Cons playing the odds, turning 20
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/15/2006

Kevin Flaherty
Gaming group tours Camptown
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 11/10/2006

Kevin Flaherty
Will gaming issue return?
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 11/26/2006

Rhonda Holman
Gamble reconsider dog track annexation
Wichita Eagle, 12/8/2006

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 12/8/2006

Scott Rothschild
Casino income may help universities
Lawrence Journal World, 12/9/2006

Associated Press
Annexed greyhound park leads to lawsuit
Lawrence Journal World, 12/23/2006

Gaming dollars [letter to the editor]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/27/2006

James Carlson
Lottery prize fuels growth
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/29/2006

Another year, another new border casino
Wichita Eagle, 12/29/2006

Special to the Kansan
Kansas Lottery partners with GMC to create new lotto game
Kansas City Kansan, 12/29/2006