Sports Bet Montana Pays Out Over Half a Million in A Single Week
HELENA, Montana (July 20, 2022) — Sports Bet Montana paid out over $544,500 to Montana bettors in the last week while retailers earned more than $16,000 in commission.
Baseball has a slight dip for the week ending July 18 with a 77 per cent handle. Golf follows along with a 10 per cent handle, basketball not far behind with a 5 per cent handle. Soccer, tennis, and MMA each finish the week with a 2 per cent handle.
Bettors pocketed $544,528 in the last week while retailers saw over $16,200 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.Tags: retailers earned more than $16, 000 in commission, Sports Bet Montana, Baseball has a slight dip with 77% handle