Indiana sports betting reached over $200 million in handle in September.

  • Sports betting handle in Indiana surpassed $207 million in September.
  • Football was the most wagered on sporting event in September in Indiana.
  • The Ameristar Casino had the most wagers taken place than any other sportsbook.

INDIANAPOLIS – The September sports betting numbers in Indiana show a massive boom in activity. The bulk of the betting handle came from those betting on football.

With the NFL season starting, as well as the NBA Playoffs in full swing, the September numbers huge boom does make sense.

Indiana saw a major portion of its betting handle coming through parlay wagers as well, making September an overall successful sports betting month in the Hoosier State.

Sports Betting Indiana

The Indiana sports betting market saw an increase in activity in September with a total betting handle surpassing the $207 million mark.

The official reports released by the Indiana Gaming Commission show that $207,450,106 was bet on sports in September. Over $48 million of that came from those betting on the NFL.

State Wide Handle By Sport

  • Football $48,418,140
  • Basketball $34,231,092
  • Baseball $30,455,440
  • Parlay $50,635,032
  • Other $43,054,701
  • TOTAL $206,794,405

The betting handle by sports numbers reflects the availability of sporting events to wager on in the Hoosier State. The NFL season had just begun, while the NBA season was in the middle of its playoff run.

With October bringing in more football to bet on, and the NBA Finals, the betting handle number is expected to be even bigger moving forward. This will continue to be a historic growth, as Indiana had not surpassed $200 million in betting handle since October 2019.

The Ameristar Casino Sportsbook took the most in wagers in September. Over $95 million was wagered at the popular sportsbook.

The Blue Chip Casino Sportsbook took in $57.6 million, and the Hollywood Lawrenceburg Sportsbook came in third taking in $16 million.

The revenue numbers in Indiana show that the state took in $1,356,952 in sports wagering tax. The numbers are great for Indiana as the legal sports betting market bounces back from the coronavirus pandemic.

The future outlook of Indiana sports betting is looking to be a bright one.

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