Indiana Sports Betting Finds Gold In October Thanks To Mobile

Online/mobile sportsbooks accounted for 52% of the statewide handle last month, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission.

On Friday, the Indiana Gaming Commission released figures from October sports wagering, the first month that the state had online/mobile.

Total industry handle was $91,697,393, up from about $35 mm in September when there was just retail wagering. Online/mobile betting from the three platforms live last month was $48,014,320, or about 52% of the total. It didn’t even take a full month of online/mobile for that form of wagering to be the leader in the Hoosier State.

Here’s a breakdown by online/mobile sportsbook:

BetRivers and DraftKings both launched on Oct. 3, with FanDuel launching on Oct. 21.

BetRivers partnered the French Lick Resort for sports betting; DraftKings partnered with Ameristar East Chicago; and FanDuel operates the Blue Chip Casino license.

Other tidbits

Non-parlay football wagering accounted for $41,052,776. Parlays, which definitely involved heavy football wagering, saw $20,375,177 in wagers.

The World Series saw $10,456,032 in bets. NBA basketball saw $6,212,423.

Taxable adjusted gross sports betting revenue was $11,538,533, per the IGC. The industry handed over $1,096,160 to the state in taxes.

Thanks to the partnership with DraftKings, Ameristar East Chicago, a Penn National Gaming casino, dominated with $46,169,268 of the total handle last month, per the report.

Horseshoe Hammond, which doesn’t have an online component yet, was second with $10,680,358 in handle.


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