The Legislature this spring passed the law, allowing casinos in four "zones" -- Wyandotte County, Ford County, either Sedgwick or Sumner counties and either Crawford or Cherokee counties. The bill also would allow slot machines at dog tracks in Wichita and Kansas City, Kan.
But Sedgwick County this month rejected ballot initiatives on both the casino and slot machine questions. A casino is expected to be built in Sumner County.
Morrison's lawsuit, meanwhile, will center on the definition of a "state owned and operated lottery," which is allowed under the Kansas Constitution. Questions exist about whether casinos under the new state law actually will be operated by the state.