Gambling in Kentucky

Lottery: 18
Parimutuel: 18
Casino: N/A
Charity Bingo: 18

The Bluegrass State, also known as Kentucky is called home to about 4.5 million residents which means the state ranks 37th in terms of population for the United States. The state is the 37th largest state within the United States and is 40,409 square miles in area. When looking on a map you can find Tennessee, Missouri, Indiana & West Virginia. Kentucky offers and permits many different kinds of gambling aside from land based casino gambling.

Gaming Found in Kentucky

Kentucky offers a state lottery along with 36 other states. Most states have found that the lottery is a great way to build income for their economy and brings tons of tax revenue to fund public programs like safety controls and education. The state lottery offers gaming to players who are 18 and over. The lottery also offers a few different games instead of just the typical lottery such as Powerball, Mega Millions, Pick3, Pick4, Cash Ball, Decades of Dollars & Three Line. Kentucky of course offers parimutuel betting for players who are 18 and over. The state allows horse racing facilities and has several throughout the state including Kentucky Downs, Churchill Downs, Red Mile, Kenneland & Turfwar Park. Some of the racing facilities found within the state not only offer horse race betting but slots and table gaming as well since there are no casinos there. Charity Bingo events are also found within Kentucky for players who are 18 and over along with Pull Tabs.

Online Casinos Kentucky

Kentucky does not have any laws currently against online gambling and since there are no casinos within the state this is a great source of gaming action for those who are not able to get out to the racetracks that allow slots play. The United States federal laws also do not prohibit online gambling but simply do not allow players to deposit with their bank information or credit card information. Players can find hundreds of games online which allow players who are 18 and over. Online casinos also offer so many promotions from deposit match bonuses to VIP programs and comp points programs. Gaming at online casinos will typically bring slots, keno, blackjack, poker, roulette & more. Players can get started by downloading the software within minutes or playing instantly on the site. Some casinos do not allow players who are under 21. Online casinos for USA players are not located within the United States and are based over seas. Because players cannot deposit using their bank account or credit card there are several different methods such as eWallets that are accepted.