Betting on horses in Louisville is easy. Betting on sports is not. As surrounding states enjoy the tax revenues of legalized sports betting, and others mobilize to be ready for that impending day, the Commonwealth of Kentucky remains on the sidelines. Tennessee is set to go live before the end of 2020 and Indiana has already been up and running for more than a year.
Fortunately, if you live in Louisville, any of the surrounding areas, or even Lexington, and are willing to make a little bit of a drive, you, too, can enjoy legally betting on sports. Louisville sits right on the Ohio River as it winds and bends to form the border between Kentucky and Indiana. All you have to do if you want to bet on sports is go across the river and get inside the border of Indiana.
Indiana is a remote registration state for sports betting, which means that you can sign up for a sportsbook and place your bets from anywhere in the state. In fact, you can even sign up from home, but in order to register and make your first deposit, you will have to be located in the state of Indiana by the geolocation technology employed by the sportsbooks.
The state of Kentucky may not have pro teams, but there are certainly very rich traditions with college sports and you can bet