Kansas City Airport Brings In Gambling

A Southwest Airlines flight lands at KCI. | Courtesy of jay8g/Creative Commons
KCI will welcome keno games and the sale of lottery tickets inside its terminals. | Courtesy of jay8g/Creative Commons

Kansas City International Airport will soon start selling lottery tickets and running keno games inside the passenger terminals through the Missouri Lottery. Kansas City Aviation Department spokesman Joe McBride said the airport is excited about the addition of another activity in the terminals. He added that revenue collected through the gaming will go to the state’s education needs.

HMS Host Corp.,the food and beverage operator at KCI, is awaiting approval from its legal department, and McBride said they expect to sign the agreement as early as next week.

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