Sports Bet Montana: Baseball Continues to Dominate
HELENA, Montana (September 7, 2022) — Sports Bet Montana paid out over $749,000 to Montana bettors in the last week while retailers earned more than $25,000 in commission.
Baseball continues to dominate with a 54 percent handle for the week ending Sept. 5. Football trails behind with a 37 percent handle, tennis following with 3 percent of total bets wagered.
Bettors pocketed $749,832 in the last week while retailers saw over $25,800 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.Sports Bet Montana, Montana Lottery, baseball