PITTSBURG, Kansas (May 17, 2023) – Kansas Crossing Casino + Hotel has unveiled the full Caesars Sportsbook, a live and mobile sports wagering platform and on-location retail sportsbook.
On Wednesday, May 17, Kansas Crossing held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Caesars Sportsbook and sports bar. The celebration included a ceremonial first bet to commemorate the milestone, placed by Explore Crawford County Executive Director Dave Looby, who picked the Pitt State Gorillas to win the NCAA Division II Football Championship in 2023.
Officials from Caesars Entertainment, City of Pittsburg, Crawford County, Explore Crawford County, and the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce were in attendance to celebrate the grand opening.
Caesars Sportsbook gives guests the opportunity to enjoy the excitement of sports betting and gaming under one roof. Caesars Sportsbook was chosen by Kansas Crossing as its official sports betting partner in Kansas.
“This is a big step for us as we continue adding new ways for all sports fans to enjoy the sports they love in Kansas. We’re thankful for our guests’ patience as we transformed this space into the amazing sportsbook and bar that it is now,” said Jeff McKain, general manager of Kansas Crossing Casino. “Mixing live entertainment, sports wagering and food and refreshments is a winning combination that we cannot wait for our guests to experience.”
In addition to live, in-person betting at Kansas Crossing’s Caesars Sportsbook, fans can also place sports wagers on the Caesars Sportsbook mobile app. Through the app, sports fans in Kansas have multiple ways to deposit funds, receive faster payouts and participate in special promotions.
Those attending the event were invited to continue celebrating in the new, expanded facility, which includes an all-new menu, décor, seating areas and 40 big screen TVs within the bar area. Guests can place wagers in person with a cashier, or with user-friendly kiosks.
About Kansas Crossing Casino
Kansas Crossing Casino, located near the junction of U.S. Highways 69 and 400 in Crawford County, Kan., is an $80 million development that features over 560 slot machines, 16 gaming tables, a 123-room Hampton Inn and Suites and entertainment complex. Kansas Crossing has created hundreds of jobs and draws over 600,000 visitors annually from within the state, as well as Missouri and Oklahoma. For more information on Kansas Crossing, please visit KansasCrossingCasino.com. All casino games are owned and operated by the Kansas Lottery.
About Caesars Entertainment, Inc.
Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR) is the largest casino-entertainment Company in the U.S. and one of the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment providers. Since its beginning in Reno, NV, in 1937, Caesars Entertainment, Inc. has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions. Caesars Entertainment, Inc.’s resorts operate primarily under the Caesars®, Harrah’s®, Horseshoe®, and Eldorado® brand names. Caesars Entertainment, Inc. offers diversified gaming, entertainment and hospitality amenities, one-of-a-kind destinations, and a full suite of mobile and online gaming and sports betting experiences. All tied to its industry-leading Caesars Rewards loyalty program, the Company focuses on building value with its guests through a unique combination of impeccable service, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars is committed to its employees, suppliers, communities and the environment through its PEOPLE PLANET PLAY framework. Know When To Stop Before You Start.® Gambling Problem? Call or text 1-800-GAMBLER. For more information, please visit www.caesars.com/corporate.
— Media release from Kansas Crossing Casino —