Sports Betting Numbers Rise In October

Sports betters were busy in the Hoosier state last month.

(Indianapolis, Ind.) – Indiana saw a significant increase in sports bets in October.

According to the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC), nearly $92 million worth of bets were placed throughout the entire state last month, up from $35 million wagered in September.

As result, Indiana casinos brought in approximately $11.5 million in revenue, up from $8.5 million in September.

Locally, Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg handled $6,925,496 in sports bets, totaling $1,107,068 in revenue.

At Belterra Casino and Resort in Switzerland County, $812,130 in sports bets were placed in October. Their total revenue was $154,112.

Rising Star Casino will have to wait until next month to see how their sportsbook is doing. The casino in Rising Sun just opened its sportsbook last week.

The IGC sports wagering numbers for the month of October can be found at www.in.gov/igc.

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