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Gaming

2007 Session - January through May

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to GAMING, January through May, 2007.

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The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON GAMING, January through May, 2007


J-W Staff Reports
New lottery game promotes ethanol use
Lawrence Journal World, 1/1/2007


Associated Press
Sebelius proposes using lottery dollars for signing bonuses
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2007

Gary Morris
Let's have a casino [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/5/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Governor: Lottery dollars for signing bonuses
Emporia Gazette, 1/5/2007

John Hanna
Sebelius proposes lottery cash for bonuses
Hutchinson News, 1/5/2007
James Carlson
Gambling bills already in works
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/6/2007
Dave Toplikar
Survey: Kansans back more gambling
Lawrence Journal World, 1/7/2007
Jessica Tims
Still a better way to use lottery money [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/7/2007 [Newsbank article]
Lawrence Journal World
Gambling expansion
Emporia Gazette, 1/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Ric Anderson
Sure bet or sucker play?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2007
James Carlson
Lotto seeks permanent state
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007
David Klepper
Speedway seeks law banning reselling of tickets
Kansas City Star, 1/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Dion Lefler
Racing industry in a 'grim' state
Wichita Eagle, 1/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

Rick Alm
Casinos count '06 as yet another record
Kansas City Star, 1/12/2007
Rick Alm
Insiders bash ouster of racetrack executive
Kansas City Star, 1/13/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
State of racing industry called 'grim'
Lawrence Journal World, 1/13/2007


Associated Press
Racing industry faces challenge see slots as key to future
Chanute Tribune, 1/13/2007
Joe E. Glenn
Speedway tickets [letter to the editor]
Kansas City Star, 1/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 1/16/2007

Rhonda Holman
Why not? Let Kansans vote to expand gambling
Wichita Eagle, 1/16/2007
Rick Alm
Casino debates start anew in '07
Kansas City Star, 1/16/2007 [Newsbank article]
State lottery introduces 20th anniversary game
Lawrence Journal World, 1/17/2007
Rick Alm
Sugar Creek bids for a casino
Kansas City Star, 1/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
From the Wichita Eagle
U.S. excerpts gambling in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/22/2007 [Newsbank article]
Rick Alm
New casino plan needs close look
Kansas City Star, 1/23/2007 [Newsbank article]
Patrick Lowry
Lottery gamble [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 1/24/2007
Barbara J. Isenberg
County considers gambling referendum
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Vote on gambling considered
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2007
Carl Manning
Lottery may be here to stay
Salina Journal, 1/26/2007

Barbara J. Isenberg
Casino? Don't leave us out
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Gambling on table; no bets yet
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2007
Crowson View
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2007
Rhonda Holman
Voters may say no, but they'd like a say
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2007 [Newsbank article]
Carl Manning
Lottery-casino pair a legislative gamble
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2007


Mary Clarkin
Support sought for K-96 casino
Hutchinson News, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]
The State lottery [cartoon]
Iola Register, 1/30/2007
Associated Press
Harrah's says casino may be turned over to tribe early
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2007
Associated Press
Tribe may take over casino early
Kansas City Star, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Potawatomi might take over casino earlier than planned
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]
Glenn O. Thompson
Be wary of a gambling vote
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]
Carl Manning
Senate endorses permanent lottery
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2007
Sure bet gambling promises needed state funds
Garden City Telegram, 1/31/2007
Associated Press
Vote would make lottery permanent
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2007
Troy Willig
Give us gambling [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2007 [Newsbank article]

Judy Young
Gambling is not a county issue [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2007
Sam Hartle
Senate passes lottery without gaming rider
Kansas City Kansan, 2/1/2007
Jimmy Coyne
Gambling foes are costing Kansas [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

William Dale
No dice on casinos [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Vandenack
Dodge racetrack questions still linger
Hutchinson News, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]
W. L. Dale
Time to start writing Topeka again [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/3/2007

Clara Kilbourn
A niche for slots
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Reno casino more likely locations in neighboring counties
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


Josh Geurian
The wealth of Kansas
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
William L. Dale
No more gambling [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2007 [Newsbank article]
The Capital Journal
Somebody's richer
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2007
Rick Alm
Kansas' merry-go-around
Kansas City Star, 2/6/2007
Scott Rothschild
Kansas racing on its last leg
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2007

Rick Alm
Woodlands manager sues state
Kansas City Star, 2/7/2007 [Newsbank article]

Brian Burnes
Casino deal moves forward
Kansas City Star, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
House sidesteps annex fray
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Lottery millions not enough? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2007


Chris Green
Gaming emerges as repair option
Hays Daily News, 2/18/2007

Associated Press
Discipline bill
Chanute Tribune, 2/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


Barbara J. Isenberg
Counties to talk about gambling, Legislature
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

Barbara J. Isenberg
Counties join to push for casino
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


New Staff
Commission to vote on regional casino location
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2007
Tim Vandenack
Hodgeman operator to run raceway
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Slots, casinos coming again
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2007

Scott Rothschild
Racetrack suspected of illegal betting
Lawrence Journal World, 2/24/2007


Tim Carpenter
Gambling bill to be on table soon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/24/2007

Randy Scholfield
Play it coalition raises the stakes
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Barbara J. Isenberg
Commission backs casino if lawmakers voters agree
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Counties unite to support gambling
Junction City Daily Union, 2/26/2007
Barbara J. Isenberg
Commissioners to vote on joining gaming coalition
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Gaming bill excludes racetracks
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2007

Carl Manning
Gambling to be considered by House committee
Leavenworth Times, 3/1/2007
Morris News Service
Gambling bill would affect Pittsburg
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/1/2007 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
House committee examines gambling
Junction City Daily Union, 3/1/2007

Tim Carpenter
Upcoming gaming proposal excludes Dodge City, Wichita
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/1/2007

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius: Probe shouldn't affect gambling debate
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2007

David Klepper
Taking another spin at more gambling
Kansas City Star, 3/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
Michael Hooper
Six suspended in gaming probe
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2007
Bob Johnson
Lottery opportunities in place enough for Kansas
Iola Register, 3/3/2007

Getting the bottom line on gambling addictions
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2007


Hearings on expanded gambling start Friday
Wichita Eagle, 3/6/2007
Ric Anderson
Gambling should be considered
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2007
Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2007

Rhonda Holman
Fair play don't let legislature exclude Wichita
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Lottery in cards for hall of fame
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2007

Dion Lefler
Sports Hall of Fame funds clear first hurdle
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Deb Gruver
How do we 'get our fair share'?
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2007 [Newsbank article]

Kansas lottery doesn't match plan
Junction City Daily Union, 3/8/2007
Associated Press
Spending on lottery tickets doesn't match grants
Garden City Telegram, 3/8/2007
Tim Carpenter
Casino odds not as long as before
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2007
The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
More casinos lesser evil? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2007

Rick Alm
Woodlands ex-GM back in his old job
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Unfair? Strong ideas will tap more lottery funds
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2007

Scott Rothschild
Bill would allow casinos, lower taxes
Lawrence Journal World, 3/9/2007

Associated Press
Spending on lottery doesn't match development grants
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/9/2007

Tim Carpenter
Dodge City to benefit from gambling bill
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/9/2007
Gambling groundwork
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007

David Klepper
Is gambling in the cards this year?
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
Gaming bill doesn't include Camptown
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Casino would have 'horrible effect'
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Moneymaking gambling spots
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2007

Jessica Tims
More casinos lesser evil? [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/11/2007


John Milburn
Oklahoma may tip Kansas' hand on casinos
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2007


John Milburn
Oklahoma gambling has effect on Kansas
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Oklahoma may tip casino spat
Iola Register, 3/12/2007

John Milburn
Oklahoma practices stir up Kansas
Manhattan Mercury, 3/12/2007


Carl Manning
Gambling coalition seeks bill changes
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2007


Anna Staatz
Gambling debate emerges again
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2007
Carl Manning
Gambling coalition wants to rework its legislation
Hutchinson News, 3/13/2007 [Newsbank article]

Morris News Service
Group advocates expanding KS gaming
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/13/2007


Patrick Stanley
Dodge City doesn't need gambling [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/13/2007

South-central Kansas at least in the gambling mix
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


At this point in the game
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2007
Rick Alm
Winter weather puts a chill on local casino revenue
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
Bill allows casinos in certain border counties
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2007

Dion Lefler
Lottery income to help fund hall
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Gambling coalition wants to rework its bill
Kansas City Kansan, 3/14/2007

Morris News Service
Local mayor wants casino
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/14/2007

James Carlson
Business owner cautions against casinos
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007


Associated Press
Legislator expects debate on expanded gambling
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2007 [Newsbank article]
David Klepper
Vote on gambling expected in House
Kansas City Star, 3/16/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Longshot -Horse and dog racing's future in Kansas is in doubt
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2007 [Newsbank article]
Ashley Nietfeld
Betting on the future
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/16/2007

Scott Rothschild
Kansas racing on its last leg as tracks nationwide struggle
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/16/2007

Emerson Lynn Jr
Gambling as fun makes the case for slots, casinos
Iola Register, 3/16/2007

Kevin Flaherty
Gaming bills get conference hearings
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kansas racing on its last leg
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2007

Jonathan Kealing
$1.3M left in unclaimed lottery prizes
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2007
Associated Press
Unclaimed prizes reach $1.3 million
Garden City Telegram, 3/19/2007
Associated Press
$1.3 million in Lottery winnings remains unclaimed
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2007

Rick Alm
Will Kansas take a chance in 2007?
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]

Rick Alm
Company announces Dodge City casino deal
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Anna Staatz
Casino bills still under debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2007
Rick Alm
Track manager to leave
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mary Clarkin
County leader prefers casino closer to Oklahoma
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Panel hints at border casinos
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

Staff and Wire Reports
Casino in east Missouri is sued
Kansas City Star, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Anna Staatz
Gaming tactics heating up
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2007
Rick Alm
After a decade, casino finally gets its hotel
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

Rick Alm
Tribe getting KCK site ready for casino
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Kansas gambling debate set for Friday
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
Gambling debate likely coming Friday
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
House poised to debate casinos, slots Friday
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/22/2007
Carl Manning
House poised for gamble on casinos, slots
Junction City Daily Union, 3/22/2007
Carl Manning
Debate over casinos, slots goes to House
Hutchinson News, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Gambling debate under way
Iola Register, 3/23/2007
Courier Views
Grinding out gambling bills? [opinions]
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/23/2007
Associated Press
Bi-partisan gambling plan offered
Manhattan Mercury, 3/23-24/2007
Carl Manning
Bipartisan Kansas gambling plan offered
Salina Journal, 3/24/2007
Associated Press
Bipartisan gambling plan offered, including SEK
Chanute Tribune, 3/24/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Gambling debate rages on
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2007

Carl Manning
House mulls gambling debate
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2007
David Klepper
Casinos included in bill
Kansas City Star, 3/24/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
House to vote Monday on constitutional amendment
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2007
Ron Sylvester
Expanded gambling House gives preliminary OK to slots and casinos
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2007
Carl Manning
House debates gambling plans
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2007
Scott Rothschild
Lawrence delegation favors expansion
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2007
Kevin Flaherty
House set to vote on gaming Monday
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/24/2007 [Newsbank article]
Matt Kelsey
Waiting on state approval, Indian tribes have big plans for Wyandotte County casino
Kansas City Kansan, 3/24-26/2007

Carl Manning
Gambling bill clears first House hurdle
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2007

Carl Manning
Gambling bill clears its first House hurdle
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]
David Klepper
Casinos, slots get early approval house vote advances divisive bill
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]
Ric Anderson
Slot bill not breeding excitement
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2007
Ron Sylvester
Gambling bill moves on to a final vote
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Tears, sniping mark debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2007
Michael Strand
Gaming's in the cards
Salina Journal, 3/25/2007
Associated Press
Coalition forms in House around gambling proposal
Manhattan Mercury, 3/25/2007
Jessica Tims
Could the 14th time be a charm? [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hendricks
Quaint views from Topeka
Kansas City Star, 3/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Bill Dale
Kansas does not need casinos, expanded gaming [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/26/2007
Martin Hawver
New political art from perfected
Junction City Daily Union, 3/26/2007
Associated Press
House passes gambling measure
Manhattan Mercury, 3/26/2007
Carl Manning
House advances casino bill; local lawmakers split
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/26/2007
Associated Press
House OKs gambling bill
Iola Register, 3/26/2007
Rick Alm
Kansas factions must cooperate
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

Shirley Domer
Gambling bill [letter to the editor]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2007

Rhonda Holman
A chance local voters deserve say on casino
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2007

David Klepper
Casino bill goes to senate
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
Shawnee County lawmakers mixed on issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2007
Dion Lefler
Bill to go back to senate house OKs 4 casinos, track slots
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2007
Scott Rothschild
Proponents tout financial fix of expanded gambling plan
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2007
James Carlson
House approves gaming legislation
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2007

Chris Green
Dodge City casino plans move forward with bill
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

Kaley Lyon
Residents say racetrack causes problems
Hays Daily News, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Bill for casinos, slots passes House; awaits Senate vote
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/27/2007
Bill for casinos, slots passes House
Manhattan Mercury, 3/27/2007
Carl Manning
House approves gambling bill
Kansas City Kansan, 3/27/2007
Dennis Sharkey
Gaming and franchise tax highlight legislative breakfast
Leavenworth Times. 3/27/2007
Kevin Flaherty
Area legislators react to House passage of gaming bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/27/2007
Political cartoon
Manhattan Mercury, 3/27/2007
Carl Manning
House doubles up on casino gamble
Junction City Daily Union, 3/27/2007

They voted for casino vote before they voted against it
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2007 [Newsbank article]


Sound off is gaming bill a good idea?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2007

Glenn O. Thompson
Gambling measure is bad for Wichita
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2007 [Newsbank article]

Highlights of House bill
Salina Journal, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ann Charles
Take the gamble, but do it correctly [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

Rick Alm
Gambling foe says state should seek higher fees
Kansas City Star, 3/28/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hendricks
Moral objections to gaming ring hollow
Kansas City Star, 3/28/2007
Kansas legislature casino gambling: Is it a winning hand for Wichita?
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Opponents look to kill bill allowing casinos, slots
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/28/2007
Bill Dale
Stop gambling talk
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Senate deadlocked over gambling
Kansas City Kansan, 3/29/2007

Associated Press
Opponents look to kill bill allowing casinos
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Gambling bill approved
Junction City Daily Union, 3/29/2007
Mary Clarkin
Reno Co. will not get cut of gaming revenue
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2007
David Klepper
Kansas casino bill at impasse
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2007 [Newsbank article]
Carl Manning
Bill authorizing gambling clears Legislature
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2007

Brent Castillo
Consider the cost of expanded gambling
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
Filibuster keeps action on gambling bill at bay
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2007
Tim Carpenter
No bluffing: Casinos OK'd
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2007

Associated Press
Legal challenge promised against casino bill
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/30/2007


Jessica Tims
Thumbs up, thumbs down [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Emerson Lynn Jr
Kansas will learn what limits are on area casinos [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/30/2007
Sam Hartle and Matt Kelsey
Supporters rejoice after senate approves gambling package
Kansas City Kansan, 3/30/2007
Kevin Flaherty and Matthew Clark
What does it mean for us?
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]
David Clouston
A good bet
Salina Journal, 3/30/2007
Hurst Laviana
Churches object to expanded gambling bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]
Kevin Flaherty
Gaming approved
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/30/2007
Anton Menning
Kansas Senate approves gambling measure
Leavenworth Times, 3/30/2007
Chris Green
Casino bill finally gets enough supporters
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
A tale of risk, failed bet
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2007

Bill Wilson and Dion Lefler
Casinos, slots still face a few hurdles
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2007


David Klepper
Attempts to kill bill gave it life
Kansas City Star, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Rick Alm, Tom Smith and Mark Wiebe
Racing to the fast lane
Kansas City Star, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
Historic now local leaders need to act on casino
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Fight Kansas legislation allowing more casinos
Kansas City Star, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Challenge to gambling expansion expected
Lawrence Journal World, 3/30/2007


Carl Manning
Gaming bill clears legislature
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/30/2007
Jim Talley
We do not need state-owned casinos [public forum]
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/31/2007

Chris Green
Former leaders influenced measure
Hays Daily News, 3/31/2007
Matthew Clark
County officials excited over gaming bill passage
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]
Carl Manning
Sebelius: Gambling will survive challenge
Salina Journal, 3/31/2007
Barnett lost bet on gambling
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]
Kevin Flaherty
Area legislators react to House passage of gaming bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]

Gambling folly
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sam Hartle
UG already at work on gambling
Kansas City Kansan, 3/31/2007
Phillip Brownlee
It beats the odds
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Tribe's casino takeover date set
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2007
Carl Manning
Governor: Gambling bill should win court battle
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2007

Associated Press
Sebelius: Gambling bill will live
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Vote cast from Reno, former leaders helped gambling pass
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Former leaders influenced measure
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Sebelius expects gambling bill to survive court challenge
Leavenworth Times, 3/31/2007

Our View
Gaming dollars
Garden City Telegram, 3/31/2007


Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Stalled conference irks some House members
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Expanded gambling silver lining? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2007
Michael Gardner
Casinos appeal to greed, not good for community
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2007
J-W Editorials
Gambling bonanza [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2007
The Daily Union
Casino bill good for state
Junction City Daily Union, 4/1/2007
Jessica Tims
Finally Kansas sees gaming as source of cash [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/1/2007 [Newsbank article]

Janis Lee
Advancement of state's gaming bill was worth it, but a long time coming
Hays Daily News, 4/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Passage of gambling fast, loose
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/2/2007
James Carlson
Gaming asked, answered
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/2/2007
John Hanna
Gambling bill reveals quick legislative process
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
Gambling bill makes eco development guys winners
Junction City Daily Union, 4/2/2007


Carl Mannig
Sumner County might be booted from chance at casino gambling
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2007

Chris Green
Effects of casino deal disputed
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2007


Michael Hooper
Potawatomi Nation: We're going to fight it
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2007

James Carlson
Gaming bill may be altered
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2007


Rick Alm
A bumpy road to Kansas casinos
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2007 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Sumner County may be removed from gambling bill
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2007


Dion Lefler
Sumner Co. fights for casino
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Sumner County may lose chance at getting casino
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/3/2007
Kansas bets on casino
Manhattan Mercury, 4/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
Carl Manning
Sumner County may be removed from gambling bill
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/3/2007
Charlie Snook
Wichita doesn't deserve casino
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
Does casino voting date favor social conservatives?
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2007
Anti-gambling as speaker, pro-gambling now
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2007 [Newsbank article]
Judge's opinion [cartoon]
Kansas City Star, 4/4/2007
Eagle Staff and News Service
Sedgwick County to vote on gambling Aug. 7
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Casino deal claimed to get Sumner extra money
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


Courier Views
Eating sausage
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/4/2007

Peggy Mast
Mast responds to accusations
Emporia Gazette, 4/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Plan to block Sumner resort casino delayed
Manhattan Mercury, 4/4/2007
The Capital-Journal
Lottery donates $8,860 to Guard foundation
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2007

Mike Ford
Still taking from tribes
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2007

Would Wichita get a casino or just a racino?
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2007


Editorial Board
The smell of politics
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Seirer
Reaching for easy money [editorial]
Salina Journal, 4/5/2007


Michael Hooper
Potawatomie tribe vows to fight against gambling
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/5/2007


Carl Manning
Mystery surrounds Sumner Co. casino deal
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Jackpots or crackpots?
Johnson County Sun, 4/5/2007


Michael Hooper
Tribe to challenge gaming legislation
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/5/2007

Eric Swanson
Churchs' stance no gaming
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/5/2007


Eric Swanson
Boot Hill gaming clears first hurdle, but more work lies ahead
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/5/2007
Paul Peach
Vying for dollars
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2007 [Newsbank article]
Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 4/6/2007
Rick Alm
Ex-Jockey gets top post
Kansas City Star, 4/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

Bad business for the state [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 4/6/2007


Mike Boettcher
Gambling will only bring problems to Dodge City [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/6/2007
Matt Kelsey
LaRocca named Woodlands GM
Kansas City Kansan, 4/6/2007
Associated Press
Tribes will try to land Wyandotte casino
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2007
Associated Press
Senate leaders don't want to alter gaming bill
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2007
Mary Clarkin
Bruce takes gamble with casino vote
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2007
Kevin Flaherty
Gaming dominates legislative week
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/7/2007 [Newsbank article]
Chris Green
Bill had a little help from its friends
Salina Journal, 4/7/2007

Where to put a destination casino?
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Gambling Bill
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2007
Lawrence Journal World
Will Kansas hit the jackpot with casinos?
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Tribes split on gambling measure
Lawrence Journal World, 4/9/2007

Carl Manning
Tribes divided over expanded gambling
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Tribes divided on new gambling law
Junction City Daily Union, 4/9/2007

Rhonda Holman
New day expectations high for Brewer, council
Wichita Eagle, 4/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Rick Alm
Secrecy facets in casino bill spell trouble
Kansas City Star, 4/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Bill may include gambling loophole
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2007


Rhonda Holman
Positive ugly means to desired end on gambling
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Wichita left out of revenue-sharing in gambling bill
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2007


Rick Alm
Players on a losing streak
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Sebelius to fete lady luck
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2007


Mary Clarkin
Dodge has plans for western casino
Hutchinson News, 4/11/2007
Associated Press
Gambling uptick official today
Iola Register, 4/11/2007

Kansan Staff Report
Sebelius to sign gambling bill a Woodlands today
Kansas City Kansan, 4/11/2007


James Jordan
Political game-playing pass gambling bill
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/11/2007


Associated Press
Sebelius wants quick legal test of gambling law
Manhattan Mercury, 4/11/2007


David Allen Seaton
The time for gambling may be now
Winfield Daily Globe, 4/11/2007


Dave Seaton
Gov's office: No confirmation on Sumner County gambling deal
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/11/2007

Associated Press
Kansans' new high--gambling fever
Junction City Daily Union, 4/11/2007


Courier Views
Taking the turn on casino gambling
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/11/2007
James Carlson
For Sebelius signed bill a bit of a bet
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2007

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius signs historic legislation authorizing state-run casinos
Lawrence Journal World, 4/12/2007


Dion Lefler
Poll: Sedgwick County strongly favors casino
Wichita Eagle, 4/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Governor signs Kansas casino and slot law
Kansas City Star, 4/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Rick Peterson
Kansas weather vexes Kansas Speedway
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2007

Shane Keyser
Betting on a lot of public interest
Kansas City Star, 4/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Sebelius wants quick court ruling on gambling issue
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/12/2007


Robert W. McDowell Jr
Oklahoma short-changed [letter to the journal]
Salina Journal, 4/12/2007


Carl Manning
Sebelius tries to reassure gaming investors
Hutchinson News, 4/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Fred Mann
Latest idea for Coliseum: Casino
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
Carrie Rengers
Ruffin plans renovations to accommodate slots
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2007
Associated Press
Coliseum mentioned as potential casino site
Hutchinson News, 4/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Casino proposed for Kansas Coliseum
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2007


Terry Rombeck
Higher stakes
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2007

Robert L. Kalbfleisch
Gambling carries too high a price
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Fred Mann
Groups plug competing casino plans
Wichita Eagle, 4/15/2007 [Newsbank article]

Randy Scholfield
Players? City needs to get into casino dialogue
Wichita Eagle, 4/15/2007


John Hanna
Gambling jump start not a sure bet
Hutchinson News, 4/16/2007

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Gaming bill best defense [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2007


Editorial Board
Ruling on casinos
Hutchinson News, 4/16/2007 [Newsbank article]
Robert M. Tyler
State stealing again
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2007
Associated Press
Proposal list heating up for Wichita casino
Hutchinson News, 4/16/2007

Laura Shriner
Culture, not casino
Wichita Eagle, 4/17/2007


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