Indiana sports betting records tumble in October

| By Robert Fletcher
The Indiana Gaming Commission has revealed that the state set new records in sports betting revenue and handle for the second consecutive month in October.

Revenue for the month amounted to $21.1m (£16.0m/€17.9m), up 83.5% from $11.5m in October 2019 and 47.6% higher than the previous monthly record of $14.3m, which was set in September of this year.

Players in Indiana wagered a total of $230.9m on sports during October, a new monthly high that surpassed the previous record of $207.5m set in September, and also 151.8% higher than October last year.

Online betting was responsible for $193.0m of all bets placed in the month, with retail accounting for $37.9m of the total.

Football proved to be the main sport of interest for consumers, with $88.7m bet on the sport during the month. Parlay betting also attracted $61.1m in wagers, ahead of baseball at $26.6m, basketball on $10.8m and other betting at $45.6m.

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