We're accepting registrations for the 2017 Kentucky Derby Betting Championship on TwinSpires! The nation's largest live bankroll tournament takes place over Kentucky Derby weekend and features an estimated $300,000 prize pool based on 75 entries. 

This year, you can play at Churchill Downs or online at TwinSpiresTournaments.com. The new buy in is $12,000, of which $8,000 is the player's live bankroll and $4,000 goes to the prize pool. Visit the Kentucky Derby Betting Championship website for complete details, including official rules, on-track accommodations, prizes and more.

TwinSpires players may reserve their entry to the KDBC with a $500 deposit, using funds from their wagering account.

How to Reserve Your Seat in the KDBC
1. Go to the TwinSpires Contests website

2. Verify you are purchasing an entry for Thursday, May 4th, 2017
3. Click Purchase Tickets


Once you have made a deposit, you will receive a confirmation e-mail within 5 business days. Players may continue to fund the balance of their $12,000 KDBC buy in, in $500 increments, from their wagering account on the TwinSpires Contests website. The full $12,000 buy in must be paid on or before May 4, 2017 to participate in the KDBC.

Players may also qualify for the KDBC by playing in mythical $2 Win/Place tournaments held on the TwinSpires Contests site. Get information on the latest qualifying contests here.