Indiana Sports Betting

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Top Indiana Sports Betting Apps

With a rich history of sports tradition, it’s no surprise that sports betting has exploded in Indiana. Here are some of the top online sportsbooks in the state:

WynnBet Sportsbook
9.8out of 10

Bet $100, Get $100 Free

On First Wager
BetMGM Sportsbook
9.4out of 10

Bet $10, Get $200 Free

If Either Team Scores a TD
FanDuel Sportsbook
9.8out of 10

No Sweat First Bet up to $1,000

On NFL Week 1
DraftKings Sportsbook
10out of 10

Bet $5, Get $200 Free

On NFL or College Football
Caesars Sportsbook
9.6out of 10

First Bet on Caesars Up to $1,250

Win or Get a Refund
PointsBet Sportsbook
9.5out of 10

Bet $2,000 Risk Free

On First 2 Wagers
Unibet Sportsbook
9.1out of 10

$100 Risk Free Bet

First Time Customers Only
BetRivers Sportsbook
8.9out of 10

$250 Deposit Bonus

For All New Players

A Look at Indiana Sports Betting Legislature

Indiana passed the necessary legislation to make sports betting legal in May of 2019 and the first bet was placed in September of 2019. Operators in the state took just under $1 billion in bets in the first year, resulting in over $75,000,000 in revenue. In 2021, sports betting in Indiana grew to even greater heights, as the total betting handle for the year was nearly $3.8 billion. Below is a breakdown of the sportsbooks currently operating in Indiana.

Indiana Sports Betting Details

Start DateSeptember, 2019
Legal Age to Bet21
Online/In App BettingYes
Maximum BetNo Limit
Corresponding BillIC 438
Eligible SportsbooksThose registered through Indiana Gaming Commission.

Brick-And-Mortar Sportsbooks in Indiana

The following is a complete list of sportsbooks operating in the state of Indiana. As we saw in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania, national and global sportsbooks have partnered with established casinos in the state to bring familiar products to Indiana residents and visitors.

SportsBookCasinoLaunch Date
BetAmericaRising Star12/30/2019
BetMGMBelterra2/25/2020
BetMGMBlue Chip2/25/2020
BetRiversFrench Lick Resort10/3/2019
CaesarsHarrah’s Hoosier Park5/19/2020
CaesarsHorshoe Hammond5/19/2020
CaesarsHorseshoe Southern Indiana5/19/2020
CaesarsIndiana Grand Racing & Casino5/19/2020
CaesarsWinner’s Circle Clarksville5/19/2020
CaesarsWinner’s Circle Indianapolis5/19/2020
CaesarsWinner’s Circle New Haven5/19/2020
DraftKingsAmeristar10/3/2019
FanDuelBelterra10/26/2019
FanDuelBlue Chip10/26/2019
PointsBetHollywood Casino3/6/2020
USA Sports GamingMajestic Star11/12/2019
CaesarsTropicana Evansville11/12/2019

As you can see in the table above, each of the 15 casinos that operate in the state of Indiana has a partnership with at least one sportsbook. This means there are sportsbooks from Horshoe Hammond (near Chicago) all the way down to Caesars Southern (near Louisville). Allowing Indiana to earn tax revenue from both Illinois and Kentucky’s largest cities.

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Indiana Sports Betting FAQs

With the 15th largest population amongst US states and plenty of sports fans (Colts, Pacers, Hoosiers, Fighting Irish, Boilermakers), Indiana brought a ton of new eyes to the industry. As a result, we received an inbox full of questions surrounding the launch of legal sports betting in the Hoosier State. Below are answers to some of the most popular questions we received.

Is sports betting legal in Indiana?

Yes, sports betting is now legal in the state of Indiana. While some states, such as Arkansas, chose to keep online sports betting illegal, Indiana legalized both online and in-casino sports betting throughout the state.

What sports can I bet on in Indiana?

We have seen different states ban different sports or even ban certain types of bets within a sport. The state of Indiana made any sport played by athletes 18+ years old legal to bet on. This obviously includes college football and college basketball. Furthermore, there are no restrictions on bet types allowed in the state at this time.

How do deposits and withdrawals work with online sportsbooks?

You can fund your online sports betting account in a number of different ways. These include: checking account, debit card, Visa/Mastercard, and in some cases even PayPal. When you withdraw any winnings, the funds you deposited are typically refunded first, then any remaining balance is paid to you in the same manner you deposited. It is possible to cash out your account in person at any of the state’s 15 sportsbooks

Is live betting legal in Indiana?

Not only is live betting legal, but it is the fastest-growing segment of the sports betting industry. Bet on lines as they move throughout a game, bet on the result of the next play, the next team to score, and much more with live betting. We highly recommend FanDuel, DraftKings, or PointsBet if live betting is something you think you will enjoy.

What is the largest sports betting app in Indiana?

While you might expect the leader in sports betting in Indiana to be either DraftKings or FanDuel (they clearly lead nationally), it is actually Caesars and their sportsbook in Horseshoe Hammond with the largest handle in the state. This is because the book is located just 30 minutes from downtown Chicago and sports betting is still illegal in Illinois.

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