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Gaming and Casinos

2011 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, 2011.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

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, 2011


Tim Carpenter
New leaders named to gaming agency
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2011


Kan. commission approves Wichita-area casino
Hutchinson News, 1/15/2011 [Newsbank article]


Fred Johnson
Equine center a sure bet
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2011


Lottery commemorating Kansas' 150th birthday with 10 paintings of the state
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2011


Associated Press
Kansas compact over KC casino faces opposition
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/26/2011


Mark Davis
Option acquired on KCK track
Kansas City Star, 2/15/2011


Associated Press
Casino, Cherokee Co. locked in impasse
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2011


Associated Press
Kan. House speaker wants AG action on casino
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2011


John Hanna
O'Neal questions casino deal; zoning, criminal case cited
Hutchinson News, 2/19/2011 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Casino official says Kansans will fill most jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2011


Joe Lambe
Refunds sought in racing program
Kansas City Star, 3/2/2011


Casino drawing crowd
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2011


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Snuff out casino exemption
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2011


Tim Carpenter
Dissidents call for A. G. gaming inquiry
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2011


Todd Fertig
Casino lawsuit resolution advances
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2011


Tim Carpenter
House panel seeks end to casino smoking
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2011


Wichita Eagle
Bill to ban smoking in casinos advances in Kansas House
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2011


Scott Cooper
Letter: Do what's right
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
House bill bans smoking in casinos
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2011


Randy Covitz
Track casino clears milestone
Kansas City Star, 3/24/2011


Associated Press
Regional casino interests clash
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2011


Robert Radefeld
Letter: Clear hypocrisy
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2011


Tim Carpenter
Court strikes portion of gambling law
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2011


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Time to torch casino exemption
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2011


Jan Biles
State offers gambling addiction help
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2011


John Hanna
Kan. governor names new lottery director
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2011


Tim Carpenter
Casino critics lose round in House
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2011


Dion Lefler
House vote ends challenge to Mulvane casino
Wichita Eagle, 4/29/2011


Tim Carpenter
Senate panel moves gaming bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2011


Associated Press
Senate committee endorses gambling measure
Hutchinson News, 5/4/2011


Dion Lefler
Smoking ban in state casinos materializes again
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2011


Jerry Siebenmark
4,000 apply for jobs at casino
Wichita Eagle, 5/27/2011


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