Football Continues to Dominate the New Year

January 17, 2024 | Sports Betting

Sports Bet Montana rewards players, businesses

HELENA, Montana (January 16, 2024) – The Montana Lottery today released sports wagering data for the week ending January 13:

  • Handle: $1,421,639
  • Payout: $1,375,377
  • Gross Gaming Revenue: $46,262
  • Sales Agent Commissions: $42,600

The top three sports by percent of total handle were:

  • Football (60%)
  • Basketball (32%)
  • Hockey (4%)

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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