Sports Bet Montana Rewards $509K in Prizes Last Week

July 28, 2022 | Sports Betting

HELENA, Montana (July 27, 2022) — Sports Bet Montana paid out over $509,400 to Montana bettors in the last week while retailers earned more than $17,000 in commission.

Baseball rises to 78 percent handle for the week ending July 25. Soccer finishes with a 7 percent handle, surpassing golf which is now sitting at 3 percent. Tennis increases to a 5 percent handle and MMA follows suit with 3 percent of total bets wagered.

Bettors pocketed $509,499 in the last week while retailers saw over $17,200 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 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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