Kentucky set to launch sports betting by football season

Sports Betting

The Kentucky senate approved HB-551 to legalize sports betting in the state, and the bill did not take The bill was approved by the senate in a 25-12 margin, bring both retail and online sports betting with the top sports betting sites to the state. 

Kentucky sports betting will officially be legalized on June 29th. Afterwards, it will take some time to get everything in place for an actual launch for both the in-person and online products. 

Kentucky sports bettors will also be able to place bets on the Olympics, Esports, and horse racing, of course. Many of the horse racing tracks will likely offer KY sports betting apps of their own, so you can bet on races on your phone. 

While we don’t know when Kentucky online sports betting will officially launch, it is exciting that residents of the Bluegrass State will no longer have to drive across state borders to bet on sports.