Ice Hockey Bets Make Up 9.1% of Weekly Sports Wagering Handle

May 30, 2024 | Lottery News

HELENA – The Montana Lottery today released sports wagering data for the week ending May 25:

Handle: $975,601

Payout: $879,638

Gross Gaming Revenue: $95,963

Sales Agent Commissions: $29,268

The top three sports by percent of the total handle were:

Baseball (45.4%)

Basketball (37.3%)

Ice Hockey (9.1%)

The Montana Lottery’s sports wagering product, Sports Bet Montana, was launched after legislation passed in 2019 became law.

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.

Click here to access an archive of Sports Bet Montana data
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