You may complete an application for placement on Voluntary Exclusion List at any KRGC office. Each Kansas casino has a KRGC office located on the property; casino security can direct you to a KRGC agent. Applications are processed during casino operating hours.
If you would prefer not to return to a casino to place yourself on the list, you may also complete your application at the KRGC offices in Topeka. The office is open Monday - Friday. Please call to schedule an appointment to ensure an agent will be available.
No. You may complete an application at the Commission's office in Topeka. We recommend you call the office to schedule an appointment.
Can a spouse or relative have someone place on the list?
No. This is a voluntary program. The individual desiring to exclude him/herself from Kansas casinos must complete the application in person at a Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission (KRGC) office.
Can i still work at a casino if i place myself on the list?
Yes. Casino employees, and other individuals (on the list) may enter a Kansas casino to perform duties of their job; they must first notify the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission office of the nature of their duties. Individuals on the list are not allowed to engage in gaming activities while in a gaming facility to perform their duties of employment.
Will my name be relased to the public?
No. Your name and information contained in the application are exempt from public disclosure, and are not open for public inspection. It cannot be released to your spouse, relative, employer, etc. without your permission.
However, if you choose to violate your pledge and are identified at a Kansas casino, you will be arrested for criminal trespass. Arrest warrants are public information; therefore the reason identified on your warrant for your arrest will be available to the public.
The application also requires:
Click here to view a sample of the Application for Placement on the List of Disassociated Persons.
May i bring someone with me for support when i apply?
Yes, you may bring a friend or family member along for support. However, most of the interview must be completed on a one-on-one basis to protect certain confidential matters and rights of the person applying to the program. With approval of the agent, you may choose to have your friend/family member accompany you during the remainder of the application process.
What happens after i submit the appication to the KRGC?
KRGC staff members will review and verify the application. Valid applications are entered into the database and notification is given to the Kansas casinos. Upon notification of an individual's placement on the list, Kansas casino managers are required to remove the individual from their direct marketing lists, invalidate his/her player's club account and deny check-cashing privileges.
What happens if i violate my pledge not tho visit a Kansas Casino?
If you have voluntarily placed your name on the voluntary-exclusion list and you are observed on the premises of a Kansas casino, pari-mutuel racetrack or county fair meet you will be charged with criminal trespassing and will be immediately removed from the casino premises.
Additionally, all chips, tokens and electronic credits in your possession at the time of discovery are subject to forfeiture.
Finally, arrest warrants are public record, therefore the information on your arrest warrant will be available to the public.
If I place my name on the list, does this exclude me frome casinos in other states or Native American Casinos?
Legally, no. Practically, probably. Because you are informing the casinos that you are a problem gambler and cannot gamble responsibly, they may choose to deny you service at their casinos in other jurisdictions.
What options do i have to get off the list?
In Kansas, you will have the option to sign up for either a lifetime or two year ban. If you choose the two year ban and want to come off the list after that time has passed you must complete a series of steps. First you must apply to the KRGC for removal from the program. Secondly, you must undergo a problem gambling assessment from a Kansas Certified Gambling Counselor. Finally, you must successfully complete a series of courses focused on healthy lifestyle choices. The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission will make a final decision on whether the person can come off of the list.