Indiana records year-on-year betting revenue and handle increases
| By Nosa Omoigui
The state of Indiana achieved sports wagering revenue figures of $16.5m for the month of August, representing a 68.4% increase on the same period last year.
The figure, however, is a slight decrease from the previous month, dropping by 5.7%.
Indiana’s overall handle for the month came to $215.6m, up by 27.6% from 2020 and up 10.8% from July.
The FanDuel affiliated Blue Chip Casino was the best performing venue, generating $5.0m of revenue. Ameristar Casino and its DraftKings sportsbook was next with $4.6m, followed by a BetMGM operated sportsbook at Belterra Casino which took $2.6m.
Ameristar Casino had the biggest handle with $79.5m, followed by the $53.0m from Blue Chip Casino, and Hollywood Lawrenceburg’s total of $20.1m.