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Indiana sports betting handle level year-on-year at $238m in August

| By Robert Fletcher
Player spending on sports betting in Indiana remained level year-on-year in August at $238.1m (£191.0m/€222.2m) while revenue dipped slightly.
Indiana August Handle

Monthly handle was in line with the $238.0m reported in August 2022 and 16.8% higher than $203.8m in Indiana in July this year.

Baseball again proved the most popular sport among consumers, attracting $66.8m in bets. Basketball bets totalled $19.8m and football $17.3m, while other sports drew $63.0m in wagers. A further $70.7m was spent on parlay bets.

Taxable adjusted gross revenue in August amounted to $23.5m. This was 7.5% behind the $25.4m posted last year but only marginally less than $23.3m in July 2023. 

Blue Chip Casino and FanDuel dominance continues in Indiana 

Blue Chip Casino and partner FanDuel continued to lead the market with $8.5m in revenue and a $71.1m handle. Ameristar Casino and DraftKings again had a higher handle of $95.6m but lagged behind in revenue terms with $7.7m.

Belterra Casino and partner FanDuel completed the top three with $2.7m in revenue from $20.5m in bets.

The state collected $2.2m in sports betting tax during the month.

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