Sports Bet Montana Thrives: Football Leads with 57% of Total Handle

January 23, 2024 | Sports Betting

Montana Lottery Reports Nearly $400,000 Gross Gaming Revenue in the Week Ending January 20

HELENA, Montana (January 22z, 2024) – The Montana Lottery today released sports wagering data for the week ending January 20:

  • Handle: $1,473,754
  • Payout: $1,074,257
  • Gross Gaming Revenue: $399,497
  • Sales Agent Commissions: $44,200

The top three sports by percent of total handle were:

  • Football (57%)
  • Basketball (31%)
  • 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.

SOURCE: Montana Lottery.

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