Indiana Sports Betting Sites, Apps & FAQ (Updated July 2019)
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Indiana is getting legal online and in-person sports betting — sooner rather than later.
Indiana lawmakers passed a bill in May allowing sports betting and is targeting a Sept. 1 launch date, but operators likely won’t accept bets until later in the fall.
So what do you need to know about sports betting in Indiana? Here are your FAQ’s answered:
Is it Legal to Bet on Sports Online in Indiana?
Yes, it is legal to bet on sports online in Indiana.
Who Can Offer Sports Betting in Indiana?
Any of the state’s licensed casinos can apply for the right to offer sports betting. Any national operators trying to enter the market will have to partner with an existing casino.
These are the 13 existing casinos in the state:
- Blue Chip Casino
- French Lick Resort Casino
- Rising Star Casino Resort
- Belterra Casino
- Horseshoe Southern Indiana
- Horseshoe Casino Hammond
- Majestic Star
- Majestic Star II
- Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg
- Hoosier Park
- Indiana Grand Casino
- Tropicana Evansville
Possible Indiana Sports Betting Sites & Apps
Most Indiana casinos won’t go into the sports betting business on their own. Instead, they will partner with reputable national brands to get in the game without investing massive resources.
Some of those sports betting sites and apps could include:
- William Hill
Indiana Sports Betting FAQ
When Will Indiana Get Sports Betting?
In-person betting at Indiana casinos will likely be live in the fall of 2019, with online sites and apps to follow in early 2020.
Is DraftKings Legal in Indiana?
DraftKings is legal in Indiana, and the company’s sportsbook will likely be a major early player there. It does need to partner with a casino first.
What Is the Minimum Age to Bet on Sports in Indiana?
You must be at least 21 years of age to bet on sports in Indiana.
What Sports Can I Bet on in Indiana?
Indiana will offer a full slate of betting options, but you cannot bet on:
- Amateur/high school athletes
Indiana will also have limited live betting give the restrictions on data sources set forth by the Indiana Gaming Commission.