Monday April 13,2015 :  NEW MOBILE BETTING APP FOR KENTUCKY
 
One of the most hostile anti-online gambling states in the Union is more flexible when it comes to betting on horses.
 
The US State of Kentucky, notorious in online gambling circles for its overreach in trying to seize international online gambling domains several years ago  is a lot more flexible when it comes to betting on events the state's important horse-racing industry, it appears.
 
This week TwinSpires.com, owned by Churchill Downs Inc., launched a new mobile phone app on the iOS platform, just in time for its punters to use for the Kentucky Derby on May 2.
 
The company has advised the Associated Press news agency that the app is available from the Apple Store and allows mobile device gamblers to place wagers, watch live races, read handicapping information and stream replays
 
In addition to the Kentucky Derby, betting is also available from the app for the Preakness Stakes, the Belmont Stakes, the Breeders' Cup and other races.