Indiana sports betting sets new monthly record

Indiana produced a total handle of $251.4m in November.
Indiana produced a total handle of $251.4m in November.

The state’s sports betting handle has broken records for the third consecutive month.

US.- Indiana’s sports betting handle reached another all-time high in November according to figures released by the Indiana Gaming Commission.

The regulator reported a handle of $251.4m in the state, up 8.9 per cent from October and 70.7 per cent from November 2019.

Operator revenues jumped 19.9 per cent month-on-month and 172 per cent year-on-year to $25.3m. Licensed sports operators set aside $2.4m in sports betting taxes for the state.

The commission reported that American football was the biggest draw, accounting for $113.5m in bets, 45.2 per cent of all wagers. The Ameristar Casino’s DraftKings sportsbook took the highest amount of bets at $103.7m.

The state of Indiana is currently working on a bill to legalise igaming, which is expected to grant 13 sites the opportunity to apply for licences.