Indiana finished 2019 with nearly half a billion in total sports wagers on the back of its strongest month yet. According to figures released by the Indiana Gaming Commission last week, Hoosiers placed a grand total of $161,808,925 in sports wagers in December.
BetAmerica launched sports betting today in Indiana with the approval of the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC). Today’s launch of BetAmerica Sportsbook gives Hoosiers a total of four online betting sites to choose from after DraftKings, BetRivers and FanDuel went live back in October.
The Indiana Gaming Commission released November’s sports betting revenue figures this week and once again the state’s sportsbooks had a big month with total handle in excess of $147 million.
The first mobile sportsbooks launched last month in Indiana and are already having an outsized impact on sports betting revenue.
Tuesday Update: FanDuel is officially live in Indiana. Hoosier State residents may visit the FanDuel website today to download the mobile app or bet online. FanDuel Sportsbook is preparing to launch mobile betting in Indiana on Tuesday, October 22nd.
Yesterday, the Purdue University Board of Trustees voted to implement a policy prohibiting non-athlete students, staff and faculty from betting on events involving Purdue sports teams, athletes or coaches.
Mobile betting officially goes live in Indiana today.
Indiana finally has a start date for mobile sports betting: Thursday, October 3rd. The Indiana Gaming Commission issued a Mobile Go Live Authorization on Wednesday to Rush Street Interactive, operator of BetRivers.com.
Sports betting is now legal in Indiana with the state’s first retail sportsbooks opening on September 1st. Unlike some states that have legalized sports betting, Indiana does not prohibit wagers on in-state college teams.
Sports betting has officially begun in Indiana. A first round of sportsbooks opened their doors over the weekend to kick off the state’s legal sports betting industry just in time for the NFL season.