Legalizing sports gambling in Kansas seemed like a safe bet earlier this year. Its a new source of tax dollars and enjoys bipartisan support.
Yet so far, attempts to advance a sports gambling bill have struck out.
In baseball terms, its the bottom of the ninth inning for the issue this year. Lawmakers return this week for the final days of the session. If they dont advance a bill, sports gambling in Kansas will be benched until 2020.