OLATHE, KANSAS, August 25, 2022, – Butler National Corporation (OTCQB: BUKS), through its wholly-owned subsidiary that manages Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City, Kansas, has entered into an agreement with Golden Nugget Online Gaming, LLC (GNOG), a subsidiary of DraftKings, Inc. (NASDAQ: DKNG), that could bring GNOG’s online interactive sportsbook to Kansas, subject to receipt of licenses and regulatory approvals.
Butler National is a recognized provider of professional management services in the gaming industry and a leader in special mission aircraft modifications. As the Boot Hill Casino manager for the State of Kansas, the new sports betting law allows Butler National’s subsidiary, subject to regulatory approvals, to contract with three sports wagering platform providers, in addition to offering sports wagering at a retail sportsbook in the Boot Hill Casino facility located in Dodge City.
“We are working diligently with regulators to bring sports betting to Kansans by September 1, 2022. We’re pleased with the regulatory efforts by the State of Kansas to implement sports wagering in Kansas,” added Stewart.
Upon the launch of sports wagering in Kansas, anyone legally permitted within the geographical boundaries of Kansas will be able to place bets directly from their mobile devices or computers by accessing a participating sports book or visiting a lottery gaming facility.
“Golden Nugget Online Gaming is a recognized and established brand within the gaming industry. We’re thrilled our customers may soon experience all the excitement that online sports betting has to offer with this popular platform,” added Stewart. “In addition, we’re excited for DraftKings, as the parent company of Golden Nugget Online Gaming, to be able to bring Kansans a seamless, safe and premium sports betting experience through its Golden Nugget Online Gaming branded sportsbook, subject to receipt of requisite regulatory approvals.”
GNOG’s mobile sportsbook would offer eligible Kansans a robust, interactive suite of sports betting solutions and Kansas City fans will recognize the “Golden Nugget Online Gaming” brand as a trusted and legacy provider of gaming entertainment.
“We are looking forward to driving new tourism and revenue for the State of Kansas into Dodge City,” said Stewart. “Sports betting at Boot Hill Casino will give guests another exciting reason to visit Dodge City.”
About Butler National Corporation
Butler National Corporation has been a recognized provider of professional management services in the gaming industry for more than 25 years. Following the enactment of the Kansas Expanded Lottery Act (KELA), Butler National competed for a contract to manage a Lottery Gaming Facility for the State of Kansas. In 2008, Butler National Service Corporation (a Butler National Corporation subsidiary) proposed and was awarded a contract to manage the Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City. When Boot Hill Casino opened in 2009, it was the first state-owned and operated casino in Kansas. In addition to its gaming division, Butler National manufactures, sells and services support systems for private, commercial and military aircraft.
About Boot Hill Casino & Resort
Boot Hill Casino & Resort, managed by BHCMC, LLC and Butler National Service Corporation, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Butler National Corporation (OTCQB: BUKS), features over 500 electronic gaming machines, 14 table games, and a 150-seat casual dining restaurant known as Firesides at Boot Hill.
The $90 million Boot Hill Casino project opened in December 2009. The lottery facility games at Boot Hill Casino & Resort are owned and operated by the Kansas Lottery. The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission provides regulatory oversight for the casino. For more information about Boot Hill Casino & Resort, please visit us at www.boothillcasino.com, or call us at 1.877.906.0777.
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