Baseball Climbs to a 77 Percent Handle

June 30, 2022 | Sports Betting

HELENA, Montana (June 29, 2022) — Sports Bet Montana paid out over $550,000 to Montana bettors in the last week while retailers earned more than $18,000 in commission.

Baseball finishes the week ending June 27 with a 77 per cent handle. Hockey is on track with an 11 per cent handle while golf finishes with a 3 per cent handle.

Bettors pocketed $552,595 in the last week while retailers saw over $18,100 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.

SOURCE: The Montana Lottery.

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