Following the passage of House Bill 551, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved administrative regulations that set the timeline for the implementation of sports wagering in Kentucky.
Retail locations opened on September 7, 2023, and mobile applications opened on September 28, 2023.
Gov. Andy Beshear signed Emergency Regulations on Monday, July 10, 2023. Ordinary regulations will follow.
View Sports Wagering Regulations
Sports Wagering FAQ
Sports Wagering Excise Tax FAQ
Sports Wagering Catalog
Applying for a License
Links are provided below for businesses and individuals required to obtain a license to operate in Kentucky. Once an application has been submitted, licensees can access their account through the eServices portal.
Questions about the licensing process or about the application can be emailed to: KHRC.SportsWagering@ky.gov
File a Sports Wagering Related Complaint
September - December 2023 Sports Wagering Market Report
Resources are available for problem gambling by calling or texting 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537), visiting KYCPG.org, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Self-Exclusion Information