Sports Bet Montana Pays Out Over $675K

June 16, 2022 | Sports Betting

HELENA, Montana (June 15, 2022) — Sports Bet Montana paid out over $675,000 to Montana bettors in the last week while retailers earned more than $22,000 in commission.

Baseball continues to dominate with a 61 per cent handle for the week ending June 13.

Basketball falls behind with a 23 per cent handle while special bets and hockey creep ahead with a 5 per cent handle.



Bettors pocketed $675,879 in the last week while retailers saw over $22,400 in commissions.

Sports Bet Montana, powered by the Montana Lottery, was launched after legislation passed in 2019 became law. Sports Bet was designed to benefit Montana players, Montana businesses and Montana citizens.

The Montana Lottery was created by a citizen’s referendum in 1986. Since then, it has paid over $774 million in prizes and returned approximately $302 million to the State of Montana and $83 million in retailer commissions.

Contact: Dan Iverson, 444 | 5809

SOURCE: The Montana Lottery.

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