From the KY Downs Media Team:

Media advisory: Join us as sports betting begins in southeastern Kentucky this Thursday!

Sports betting comes to Kentucky this Thursday, Sept. 7, with racetracks and their affiliated extensions able to offer on-site wagering on sports. Cumberland Run harness track in Corbin and its sister The Mint Gaming Hall Cumberland in Williamsburg are partnering with DraftKings to provide retail sports betting at both locations, as well as mobile sports wagering when it comes online later this month.

What: Honorary first bet in Southeastern Kentucky on sports will be placed at The Mint Gaming Hall Cumberland in Williamsburg and Cumberland Run in Corbin.

When/where: This Thursday, Sept. 7, at 12:30 p.m. EASTERN at The Mint Gaming Hall Cumberland, located at 244 Penny Lane, Williamsburg, KY 40769. And 1:30 p.m. EASTERN at The Mint Gaming Hall Cumberland Run, located at 777 Winners Lane, Corbin, KY 40701

Media contact:

Shannon Taylor, marketing director

The Mint Gaming Hall Cumberland

Cumberland Run

shannontaylor@kentuckydowns.com

D: 606-400-2907

M: 270-776-7093

Above: The Mint Gaming Hall Cumberland in Williamsburg. At right: Cumberland Run harness track in Corbin.
The Mint Gaming Hall properties
The Mint Gaming Hall Cumberland Run

Address: 777 Winners Lane, Corbin, KY 40701

Website: wwwTheMintGaming.com

Phone: 606.620.0250

2023 harness racing dates: Oct. 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31; Nov. 5, 6, 7

The Mint Gaming Hall Cumberland

Address: 244 Penny Lane, Williamsburg, KY 40769

Website: www.TheMintGaming.com

Phone: 606-400-2888

The Mint Gaming Hall Kentucky Downs

Address: 5629 Nashville Road, P.O. Box 405, Franklin, KY 42135

Website: www.TheMintGaming.com

Phone: 270.586.7778

2023 thoroughbred racing dates: Aug. 31 and Sept. 2, 3, 7, 9, 10 and 13

The Mint Gaming Hall Bowling Green

Address: 2475 Scottsville Road, Ste. 101 & 102, Bowling Green, KY 42104

Website: www.TheMintGaming.com

Phone: 270.353.6400