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Poker Sites in Kentucky | List of Online Rooms

By Dan Dececco, Freelance Author

Where Can I Play? Law, Regulation & Taxes Cashouts Live Poker Legislation
Rakeback.com recommends the rooms below for Kentucky online poker players – all the sites shown currently accept signups from Kentucky and offer either flat rakeback or a points based VIP program.

rakeback rooms – where to play online poker in KENTUCKY?

Poker room traffic avg * Rakeback Bonus
Americas Cardroom 450 27% Flat $1,000 PLAY NOW
Winning Poker Network
Black Chip Poker 450 27% Flat $1,000 PLAY NOW
Winning Poker Network
Bovada 600 None $1,000 PLAY NOW
Bodog Poker Network

* For the latest traffic figures see PokerScout.com

Kentucky Online Gambling Laws – Is Poker Legal?

Poker LawsPlaying poker online in the United States and Kentucky is NOT illegal. Simply put, you are not in violation of any laws when you play online poker as an individual.

However current laws do create a gray area in regard to online gambling. You may want to check your local jurisdiction.

Regulation and Taxes for Online Poker in Kentucky

  • Status of regulation: Not regulated in the United States and Kentucky.
  • Tax on Players: 0-45.6%. You are taxed on your poker winnings at the Federal and State levels. Federal taxes can be up to 39.6% at the highest level. Kentucky has a progressive state income tax rate of 2% to 6%.
  • Segregation: None – Kentucky players share tables with players in other states and countries in the same combined player pool.

Cashout Times

Cashout times can vary by withdrawal method and from site to site. We recommend you view the US Poker Cashout Report for the most recent processing times.

Live Poker in Kentucky

Kentucky Poker

There are no live poker rooms in Kentucky. Depending on where you live within the state, your best bet for live poker is to travel to neighboring Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. Travel time and costs make online poker the logical choice.

Online Poker Legislation

Kentucky residents are able to wager on horse racing online, but despite electing libertarian-leaning Rand Paul to the Senate, at this point there has been no legislative action to regulate online poker or any other form of online gambling within the state.

Poker legislation can change on a day to day basis – contact us by email if you see an update that should be made to this page or have difficulties getting online to play.

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How Much Cash Back Will I Earn?

Rakeback increases your winnings from online poker as you continually earn money back from every raked hand or tournament you play.

Many players earn a living wage from rakeback alone. Use the calculator below to estimate the size of payments you’ll get over a given period of time. The calculator will compute your expected daily, weekly, and monthly cash back depending on the stakes and tables you input.

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$125
Hourly
$998
Daily
$17,472
Monthly
$174,720
Yearly

Top Poker Room Recommendation

Black Chip Poker

  • 27% Rakeback
  • $1000 Sign-up Bonus
  • Bonus Code: RBCOM

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