Kansas owned casinos are on a roll. According to the states latest report, last year the states four casinos rake-in $337 million dollars, a new state record.
2017 Kansas Owned Casino Profits
Kansas Crossing Casino - $22.8 million
Kansas Star - $179.8 million
Boot Hill Casino - $39.9 million
Hollywood Casino - $147.0 million
Total - $337.5 million
By law, 2% of that profit goes into the states Problem Gambling and Addictions Grant Fund. The money is supposed to be used to help people with gambling addictions but Stephenie Roberts, a state-certified gambling counselor and a member of the South-Central Problem Gambling Task Force, says more and more of the money is going elsewhere.