Sports Bet Montana: MMA Creeps Up in Handle!

August 22, 2023 | Government

Sports Bet Montana rewards players, businesses

HELENA, Montana (August 21, 2023) – The Montana Lottery today released sports wagering data for the week ending August 19:

  • Handle: $764,771
  • Payout: $734,350
  • Gross Gaming Revenue: $30,421
  • Sales Agent Commissions: $22,300

The top three sports by percent of total handle were:

  • Baseball (60%)
  • MMA (14%)
  • Football (9%)

The Montana Lottery’s sports wagering product, Sports Bet Montana, launched after legislation passed in 2019 became law. To access an archive of Sports Bet Montana data, click here.

The Montana Lottery was created by citizen’s referendum in 1986. Since then, it has paid over $853 million in prizes and returned approximately $320 million to the State of Montana and $90 million in sales agent commissions.

To access an archive of previous winners, click here

Contact: Dan Iverson, 444 | 5809.

SOURCE: Montana Lottery.

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