Professional football and the return of Big Ten football were the primary drivers behind record-setting sports betting in Indiana in October.
The return of professional sports yielded big business for Indiana’s sportsbooks in August.
The reopening of the NBA season and start of Major League Baseball jumpstarted Indiana sports betting in July.
Limited professional sports activity in June translated into another weak performance for Indiana’s sportsbooks.
Sports betting in Indiana showed some signs of bouncing back in May.
Hoosiers who place bets on sports left no stones unturned to find something to wager on in April.
The cancellation of collegiate and professional sports in March because of the coronavirus outbreak cost Indiana’s retail and online sportsbooks about $125 million in wagers.
Indiana’s February sports betting handle totaled $187.2 million, up 9.6% from a then-record $170.8 million handle generated in January.
NFL playoff games in January contributed to shoring up Indiana’s position as the nation’s fourth largest legal sports betting market.
Indiana retail and online sportsbooks brought in $160 million in bets in December.