Final Details For Tomorrow’s Kentucky Retail Sportsbooks Launch

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Written By Giovanni Shorter | Last Updated
Kentucky Sports Betting

UPDATE: Kentucky retail sportsbooks have officially gone live.

ORIGINAL: Tomorrow, Kentuckians will finally be able to wager on sports at local retail facilities. Ahead of the big launch, we break down all the details bettors need to know. This is an exciting time for the Kentucky locals as this will kick off their sports betting market. We are only hours away from seeing Kentucky sportsbooks go live.

What Time Can I Start Betting In Kentucky?

Kentucky sports betting will officially begin at 10 a.m. ET tomorrow morning. The first wager will be placed by Gov. Andy Beshear at Churchill Downs Racetrack. After this, locals will be able to line up and place wagers at several locations around Kentucky.

Bettors will be able to wager at betting windows as well as betting kiosks surrounding the area. As these retail sportsbooks are hosted at local racetracks, the infrastructure for accepting wagers is already in place. These locations are built to host bettors and collect multiple payment methods out of the gate. Once the clock strikes 10 a.m., the floodgates will be open for betting.

Where Can I Go To Bet On Sports?

On launch, there will be several sportsbooks across the state that bettors can wager on. We list the confirmed sportsbooks and their locations below.

Kentucky Sportsbooks And Their Locations

Churchill Downs Louisville700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208
Cumberland Run, 6194 Cumberland Falls Hwy, Corbin, KY 40701
Derby City Gaming & Hotel in Louisville, 4520 Poplar Level Rd, Louisville, KY 40213
Ellis Park Race Track3300 US Hwy 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420
Newport Racing & Gaming in Newport1723 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071
Oak Grove Racing, 777 Winners Way, Oak Grove, KY 42262
Red Mile Gaming, 1200 Red Mile Road, Lexington, KY 40504
Sandy’s Gaming & Racing, 200 N Lake Dr, Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Turfway Park Racing & Gaming in Florence, 7500 Turfway Rd, Florence, KY 41042

What Can I Bet On In Kentucky?

Fans will be able to find the typical betting options including moneyline, spread, and total wagers on all major sports. Additionally, bettors will be able to wager on player props and game props, live in-game betting, and parlays.

In terms of sports, Kentucky is far more open than other states when it comes to what is allowed to be wagered on. There are no restrictions for college betting meaning locals can even wager on their favorite in-state college program. Kentucky sportsbooks will also be hosting odds for esports and the X Games alongside the typical, NBA, NFL, and MLB.

Olympic games are included in the sports betting catalog as well as the option to bet on the hot dog eating contest, chess, and cornhole. Fans will find no shortage of action at Kentucky sportsbooks.

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When Will Online Sports Betting In Kentucky Launch?

Online sportsbooks in Kentucky will launch on Sept. 28. On this date, operators will begin accepting odds statewide for locals. Bettors can prepare for the launch ahead of time, however, as the top-rated sportsbooks coming to Kentucky are hosting pre-live offers. Click SIGN UP NOW on the banner below and get ready for the launch of online sports betting.

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