Indiana Sports Betting
Your definitive guide to online sports betting in Indiana. Throughout this online sports betting guide, we look at the legality of online and mobile sports betting in Indiana, how and where to bet on sports in Indiana, including a look at the best Sportsbook Apps available to players in Indiana. Everything you’ll need to know about sports betting in Indiana is right here. We also detail the best promo codes and bonuses available to new customers in Indiana at all of the best sportsbooks.
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Is sports betting legal in Indiana?
Yes, sports betting is legal in the state of Indiana.
In May 2018 the United States Supreme Court found the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act to be unconstitutional, allowing individual states to legalize gambling should they choose to.
On April 25, 2019, Indiana did just that by passing Act H 1015, a bill that saw the addition of legal sports betting both in-person and online to the already legal casino gambling. Governor Holcomb signed the bill on May 8 and sports betting became legal on September 1st, 2019.
How did Indiana sports betting become legal?
Sports betting became legal in Indiana just under a year after the Supreme Court ruled the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act to be unconstitutional.
The bill to legalize sports betting in Indiana was passed on April 25th, 2019, signed by Governor Holcomb a couple of weeks later on May 5th and became legal and operational just a few months later on 1st September 2019.
Since then we have seen 9 sportsbooks open and operate within the state of Indiana, with at least two more likely to open in the near future.
Where can I bet on sports in Indiana?
Since sports betting became legal and operational in September 2019 we have seen a total of 9 online sportsbooks open in the state of Indiana.
As you’d expect, many of the big names are available to players in the state of Indiana.
The 9 online sports betting sites available to players in Indiana are as follows; DraftKings Sportsbook, FanDuel Sportsbook, BetRivers, BetAmerica, BetMGM, PointsBet, Caesars Sportsbooks, Unibet Sportsbook & theScore Bet.
Players in Indiana can also place sports betting wagers in-person at select locations such as casinos and betting locations across the state.
The 15 physical locations you can wager on sports in Indiana are as follows;
Ameristar Casino Resort, Belterra Casino Resort, Blue Chip Casino, French Lick Resort Casino, Harrah’s Hoosier Park, Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg, Horseshoe Hammond Casino, Horseshoe Southern Indiana Hotel & Casino, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, Majestic Star Casino, Rising Star Casino Resort, Tropicana Evansville Casino, Winner’s Circle Clarksville, Winner’s Circle Indianapolis, and Winner’s Circle New Haven
Best Online Sports Betting Sites in Indiana?
Indiana sits in the middle ground in terms of the number of places you can wager, it has more option for bettors than the likes of Illinois, but fall shorts of New Jersey.
With options, comes competition and that favors the bettor with sportsbooks competing to garner a player’s custom, but what are the best sportsbooks available to players in Indiana? And which do we have as our best Indiana sportsbook?
Our top-5 Indiana Sportsbooks
- William Hill
- DraftKings Sportsbook
- FanDuel Sportsbook
Overall Best Indiana Sportsbook: William Hill
William Hill is a world-leading sportsbook and one with a long and rich history since it was founded in the UK in 1938. With that in mind, William Hill’s expansion into the US market can only be a positive.
William Hill is already an established company in Nevada, so it was no surprise to see them expand into states like New Jersey and Indiana as soon as they had the chance.
William Hill’s range of markets and the sheer number of wager types available see them stand out from the rest. While they cover the domestic US action across the major sports in equal capacity to their rival sportsbooks, it is away from these sports that they really excel. Soccer bettors in particular will love the range of markets on offer at William Hill, with over 100+ bets available on even the most obscure soccer leagues from around the world.
Another big component of William Hill’s allure is their in-play betting range, which they are championing across the US and do so with a wealth of experience from their European markets. In-play betting is huge across Europe with some sports taking more wagers in-play than pre-game, and it’s an exciting, and new concept in the US market with its popularity continuing to grow as it has across the pond.
William Hill has a clean and real easy-to-use website and mobile app for players on iOS and Android devices, making your wagering experience a simple one.
William Hill just get it, they have as much experience in the sports betting industry as anyone across the world and their inclusion in the US market is a huge plus for players. You can get a diverse and unique range of betting markets, wagers types, and offers all at the simplest click of a button, all whilst knowing you’re wagering with one of the most trusted and reputable sportsbooks out there.
Best Indiana Mobile Betting Apps?
Sportsbooks are all too aware of the importance of having a quick and easy to use mobile app that replicates the functionalities of the desktop site. Most sportsbooks achieve this with their mobile apps, but some do it better than others. So who do we think has the best sportsbook apps in Indiana? And which one of our top-5 comes out as the best overall mobile sportsbook app
Our top-5 Indiana betting apps.
- William Hill
- DraftKings Sportsbook
- FanDuel Sportsbook
Overall Best Indiana Sportsbook App: William Hill
The William Hill App in Indiana is a recent addition to the mobile sportsbook market, but with their experience and expertise from other states, and across Europe its hit the ground running.
Available to players across the state on both iOS and Android devices offering a seamless betting experience that is quick and easy to deposit, withdraw, and place your wagers.
The William Hill mobile app mirrors the desktop site, offering a broad array of betting markets and types of wagers you can place across almost any sport.
One of William Hill’s strengths is in their live-betting markets and the sheer number of markets available on any given game. While most sportsbook apps contain live betting markets now, William Hill takes it to another level with their variety, offering an exciting and dynamic way to wager at your fingertips.
The app also has built-in geolocation so there is no need to download a third-party app to verify your location, to sign up, or place wagers while in the state of Indiana.
The mobile app does what the desktop site does. With an unrivaled selection of markets, promotions, and a sleek design to boot, the new addition of the William Hill mobile app in Indiana is a huge bonus for sports bettors.
How to bet sports online in Indiana?
Online sports betting in Indiana is much easier than some people may think, particularly those new to online betting. It’s a simple process even for the most novice of bettors, and it won’t take long for you to get to grips with an online sportsbook. The majority of online sportsbooks will follow a similar navigation process from registering for an account to placing your first wager. Once you get used to one, it will be easy to use another.
- Firstly you must register for an online sports betting account with a sportsbook licensed in the state of Indiana. For a full list of places where you can bet on sports in Illinois check out the ‘Where can I bet sports in Indiana’ section above.
Be sure to have a look at our online sportsbook reviews, which detail the sports and markets each sportsbook in your state offers, along with accepted deposit and withdrawal methods, a review of the top mobile app, and more. Also, check out our bonuses page before registering, here we list the best promo codes and offers made available to new customers.
- Once signed up, you will need to deposit funds into your account to start wagering. Sportsbooks have a different range of accepted methods to fund your account and make withdrawals, but you will always have multiple options, all of which are detailed in our reviews or on the sportsbooks’ website. Click on account details, choose your preferred payment method, and deposit the amount you wish to deposit.
- The majority of sportsbooks will have a navigation bar across the top of their website or mobile app, here you’ll find the most popular sports and markets. They will also typically have a panel on the left-hand side where you can find an A-Z list of sports available to wager on. Use these to find your way to the sport and match you wish to wager on.
- Once you click on a sport you will typically see the upcoming events, often in time order with the most recent first, or they’ll be sorted by league/country. Once you have located the event, clicking on it the match will display all of the markets and odds available for that game.
- Clicking on a selection adds it to your bet slip that will appear on the page as soon as you add a selection. Here you can enter the amount you wish to wager, look at types of wagers available such as parlays and round robins, each of which will calculate your potential payout when you add a stake. Once you’re happy with your wager, hit the place bet button and you’re on.
Can you bet on sports in Indiana?
Yes, you can now bet on sports in-person and online in the state of Indiana. Since 1st September 2019 players in Indiana have been able to place wagers in-person and online just over a year after the Bill was passed on April 25th, 2019 to legalize sports betting in the state. Since then we have seen 9 online sportsbooks open and there are now 15 physical locations players in Indiana can place a wager at.
Both of these numbers are expected to increase over the next year after the total Indiana sports betting handle passed the $1 billion mark in August 2020, less than a year since sports betting went live, despite the detrimental effects of the Covid-19 outbreak.