Caesars Sportsbook Is Open For Pre-Registration In Kentucky

Written By Katarina Vojvodic on September 6, 2023 - Last Updated on December 4, 2023
Fisheye lens Photo of horses at the starting gate during the 137th Kentucky Derby and Caesars Sportsbook logo

With the launch of legal sports betting in Kentucky just a day away, Caesars Entertainment has announced its Caesars Sportsbook app is available for registration.

All players have to do is download the Caesars Sportsbook app on iOS and Android or visit caesars.com/sportsbook on a desktop to register. Eligible players can also take advantage of a special early deposit offer between Sept. 7 and Sept. 27.

Caesars is the fifth licensed online sportsbook to enter Kentucky and offer pre-registration, after:

  • BetMGM
  • Bet365
  • DraftKings
  • FanDuel

Multiple online sportsbooks recently received the green light from the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to accept registrations on Aug. 28. However, Kentuckians must wait until Sept. 28 to place their first real money online bets.

Eric Hession, president of Caesars Digital, said in the company’s news release:

“Launching Caesars Sportsbook for pre-registration in Kentucky is an exciting step as we prepare to bring customers in the Commonwealth a sports wagering experience that treats them like royalty this fall.”

Caesars opens Red Mile Gaming & Racing in Lexington

In addition to the Caesars Sportsbook app, Caesars previously announced plans for opening a retail sportsbook at Red Mile Gaming & Racing in Lexington.

The retail location is set to accept its first sports bets on Thursday. The company’s partnerships with both Red Mile and Keeneland further strengthen its commitment to horse racing and the expansion of the Caesars Racebook app.

Hession said:

“Whether in-person at our conveniently located sportsbook at Red Mile Gaming & Racing in Lexington that will take its first bets on September 7, or on mobile devices anywhere in the state from Pikeville to Paducah, Caesars Sportsbook will allow fans to engage with their favorite sports and teams through an array of wagering options.”

What to expect from Caesars Sportsbook in Kentucky

Currently live in 17 states, including Kentucky, the Caesars Sportsbook app is famous for offering:

  • A variety of deposit options
  • Quick payouts
  • User-friendly features

Caesars Sportsbook also comes with fast scoreboards, live-streaming of marquee sporting events, and expanded in-play betting options. Those include live same-game parlays and next-play and player prop markets.

Eligible players in Kentucky can take advantage of a special new customer offer. Here’s what you need to do to take advantage of it:

  • Starting today, register using promo code CZRKY
  • Deposit at least $20 between Sept. 7 and Sept. 27
  • Receive $100 in Bonus Bets (one $25 bet the day online Kentucky sports betting goes live and three subsequent $25 Bonus Bets every week thereafter)

Kentucky sports fans can also benefit from the Caesars Rewards program. Every bet placed in-person or using an app earns players Tier Credits, contributing to status and Reward Credits. These come in the form of:

  • Caesars Rewards experiences
  • Discounted getaways at various Caesars destinations across the US
  • Bonus cash in the Caesars Sportsbook app
  • High-class culinary experiences

For full terms and conditions, players can visit the Caesars promos page.

Photo by Matt Slocum / AP Photo; illustrated by PlayUSA
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Katarina Vojvodic is a lead writer for PlayUSA who lives in Toronto. Vojvodic provides coverage of the US gambling industry with a focus on US online casinos. Previously, she covered Ontario’s online gambling industry for PlayCanada.com. Vojvodic holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Belgrade. Outside working hours, she can be found near the water with her husband and their two kids.

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