2022 saw the most progress made in the Missouri legislature for legalizing sports betting, and the issue is being sponsored again this year by several lawmakers. Republican Dan Houx of Warrensburg is sponsoring one of the sports betting bills in the Missouri House. He explains how wagering on sporting events would work if legalized in Missouri:

You’d have to be 21 or older to wager on sporting events in Missouri. Houx (HOWKS) says mobile operators have ways of screening out minors who might try to place bets.