The Kentucky Lottery has released a restricted pilot application of the sport Win Place Show, the primary-ever day by day lottery sport based totally at the results of stay horse racing. The recreation is available in shops in Lexington, Louisville, and northern Kentucky.
Players can buy the $2 Quick Pick tickets at one of the 45 outlets now presenting the game on a constrained basis. Each price tag lists three numbers with corresponding horse names, at the side of the specified race time and crucial other racetrack records. Prizes are paid based on the final results of the race.
Since the tickets are Quick Picks and gamers can’t choose their own numbers, there’s no handicapping ability involved. Final prizes are decided after race outcomes are official, and are envisioned to variety from $10 to $1800 (depending on field size, quantity wagered and different factors).
The sport will become characteristic an everyday race from considered one of 21 tracks in 14 states. These tracks stretch from California to Florida, with the first week of the pilot proposing Lexington’s Keeneland Race Course.
“Given Kentucky’s connection to the pony enterprise, we felt we wanted to check this recreation as to look how players replied,” stated Tom Delacenserie, president and CEO of the Kentucky Lottery. “Today we have released limited income of the game in forty-five stores throughout Louisville, Lexington, and northerly Kentucky. At the quiet of the ninety-day trial period, we will assess the game’s effects to look if it might be feasible for a state-huge rollout.”
The Win Place Show recreation become evolved and applied by using Kentucky-based totally EquiLottery Games.
The Win Place Show cell app is now available in the App Store and Google Play and allows gamers to look at races stay or via replay via their telephones. They also can watch races via any tool by way of traveling WinPlaceShowLotto.Com. The website and mobile app actually have a searchable listing of the 45 stores promoting the sport throughout this trial period.
“We’re thrilled to be running with the Kentucky Lottery in this constrained trial of Kentucky’s Win Place Show,” stated EquiLottery Games CEO Brad Cummings. “We sit up for seeing how this sport plays for our partners on the Kentucky Lottery as we aim to increase training investment inside the state and share the excitement of live horse racing with human beings all 12 months round.”