Indiana sports betting continues to grow in October

The majority of bets in October were placed online.
The majority of bets in October were placed online.

The state’s sports betting handle reached $230.9m, breaking previous records in Indiana.

US.- Sports betting in Indiana continued to grow in October, breaking the previous month’s figures as well as topping the same period last year.

The state’s handle reached $230.9m, beating September’s $207.5m and rising by 151.8 per cent from October 2019.

The majority of bets ($193m) were placed online, but retail sports betting still generated $37.9m despite Covid-19 restrictions.

Football took the highest amount of wagers, raking in $84.7m.

The DraftKings sportsbook at Penn National Gaming’s Ameristar Casino saw the biggest handle at $97.5m.