America's #1 Sportsbook, and Official Partner of Churchill Downs, Now Available for Mobile Betting in Kentucky
Sept. 28, 2023: Flutter has announced that its brand FanDuel, North America's premier online gaming company, is now available across Kentucky. FanDuel is bringing its best-in-class platform and betting offerings, including on NFL, college football, NBA and college basketball, MLB, MMA, golf, boxing, soccer, hockey, and much more.
FanDuel was the first, and is still the only, U.S. sportsbook to allow customers to access both parimutuel wagering on horse racing and traditional sportsbook wagering with a single account and wallet, giving Kentucky residents the opportunity to bet on all their favourite local sports, from horse racing to college basketball, all through the same account. Racing fans will be able to find bet options for races around the globe, including Churchill Downs, in just a few taps when they open the FanDuel app.
Kentucky now becomes the 20th state where FanDuel offers mobile sports betting, joining Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.
FanDuel an industry leader in promoting responsible play across the US, including in-app tools that allow customers to set time, deposit and wager limits, as well as its Play Well site where customers can find additional support services.
Christian Genetski, President at FanDuel, said: "We can't wait to bring sports fans across the Bluegrass State even closer to their favourite leagues and teams with our leading Sportsbook product and offerings. FanDuel has established a significant legacy among sports fans in Kentucky through partnerships with Kentucky mainstay Churchill Downs and the Cincinnati Reds right over the border. With our brand's history and dedication to the sport of horse racing and our focus on providing our users with the best possible sports wagering experience, we feel uniquely equipped to serve the passionate sports fans of Kentucky."
Todd Schrupp, Host at FanDuel TV, said: "Horse racing is not just my life's work, it's my passion. Through this passion the Commonwealth of Kentucky has become a very special place to me. I'm immensely proud to work for FanDuel TV, which has put more resources than anyone else into promoting not just horse racing, but a place like Kentucky that is the epicentre of the sport.
“Now that FanDuel can offer its industry leading product to some of the most loyal and passionate fans in the country, Kentuckians will have the chance to responsibly wager using their same account and wallet on both sports and horse racing, something only offered by FanDuel."
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Flutter is the world’s leading online sports betting and iGaming operator. Our ambition is to leverage our significant scale as well as our challenger mindset to change our industry for the better. By Changing the Game, we believe we can deliver long-term growth while promoting a positive, sustainable future for all our stakeholders. We are well-placed to do so through the distinctive, global competitive advantages of the Flutter Edge, which gives our brands access to group-wide benefits to stay ahead of the competition, as well as our clear vision for sustainability through our Positive Impact Plan.
The Group consists of a diverse portfolio of leading recreational brands and products with a broad global reach. We operate some of the world’s most innovative, diverse and distinctive online sports betting and iGaming brands such as FanDuel, Sky Betting & Gaming, Sportsbet, PokerStars, Paddy Power, Sisal, Tombola, Betfair, TVG, Junglee Games and Adjarabet. We are the industry leader with 10.2 million AMPs and £7.7 billion of revenue globally for fiscal 2022, and 12.3 million AMPs and £4.8 billion of revenue globally for the six months ended June 30, 2023.