Sports Wagering Booms with $1.3 Million Handle, Revealing Football Dominance at 59%!

December 19, 2023 | Sports Betting

Game On in Montana: Sports Bet Montana Hits $254,000 Gross Gaming Revenue

HELENA, Montana (December 18, 2023) – The Montana Lottery today released sports wagering data for the week ending December 16:

  • Handle: $1,332,113
  • Payout: $1,077,690
  • Gross Gaming Revenue: $254,423
  • Sales Agent Commissions: $40,000

The top three sports by percent of total handle were:

  • Football (59%)
  • Basketball (28%)
  • Hockey (5%)

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.

SOURCE: Montana Lottery.

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