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Kentucky approves sports betting operators with temporary license

Kentucky has temporarily approved sports betting operators to offer their services. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission recently offered temporary licenses to operators.

License holders can now offer sports betting services for up to a year. During this period, the commission will keep everything under review while making a final call on the matter. The announcement came with different locations where betting enthusiasts will be able to place wagers.

The activity will open from September 7, and users will have to visit in person to place wagers. Some of the mobile operators have even launched pre-registration for accounts. 

Given the popularity of sports betting in the region, the news was welcoming for many enthusiasts. That is why Kentucky sports betting authorities have released a complete list of sports betting license holders, along with their partners and launch dates.

Here is an overview of the list:

Operator Name

Partner Location Sports Betting Option

Launch Date


Churchill Downs, Derby City Gaming, Louisville Churchill Downs’ satellite location, Louisville Ellis Park, Florence

Oak Grove, Henderson

Turfway Park, and Oak Grove


September 7


Corbin The Mint Gaming Hall Cumberland, The Mint Gaming Hall Cumberland Run, and Williamsburg Mobile and Retail  September 7 (mobile September 28)


Sandy’s Gaming and Racing, Ashland Mobile and Retail  TBD (mobile September 28)


The Red Mile, Lexington Mobile and Retail  September 7 (mobile September 28)


Oak Grove Gaming and Racing Mobile September 28


Newport Racing and Gaming, and Turfway Park and satellite location,  Mobile September 28

Penn Sports Interactive

Henderson, Owensboro, and Ellis Park Mobile September 28

Circa Sports

Cumberland Run Mobile September 28


Sandy’s Gaming and Racing Mobile September 28

The activity is expected to be a massive hit from the get-go, seeing the buzz surrounding the launch.

John Scott

John Scott joined the Times of Casino’s team as a news writer. He previously worked with foremost publications as an intern. He holds bachelor of journalism degree and more than three years of experience of writing. In his free time, he enjoys travelling different places.

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