The Indiana Gaming Commission is preparing the rules and regulations for sports betting in the state. For the meantime, it released the Indiana sports betting list. It contained sports allowed for wagering in the state.
The list contains popular sports including basketball, football, and basketball. In addition, it has less popular sporting events such as professional darts, Pro Bowling Tour, and boxing. Also, the Gaming Commission told a political forum that bettors can wager on sports at ten of the 12 casinos and three off-track facilities in the state. However, their license is only temporary.
In May, Governor Eric Holcomb signed the sports betting bill that legalized the activity in Indiana. The state hopes to launch sports betting operations as early as September 1, just in time for the kickoff of the NFL season. However, state officials and sportsbook outsourcing experts doubt the state will be ready within the period.
Indiana Sports Betting List
The Indiana sports betting list includes major professional sports leagues including the NBA, MLB, and NFL. Also, it includes auto racing events such as Formula One, IndyCar, and NASCAR. In addition, the state allows betting on Division I college sports including basketball, football, and baseball.
Sports bettors in Indiana can also wager on the Winter and Summer Olympics, soccer, tennis, UFC, and boxing. You can find the full list of sports you can bet on at the Gaming Commission website.
The Gaming Commission has a lot of work to do. Earlier this month, they came up and released draft regulations for sports betting. The public and other stakeholders can comment on the proposed regulations until August 1.
According to sports betting software suppliers, the Gaming Commission scheduled a meeting on August 28. They expect the agenda of the meeting to be the formulating of sports betting regulations in the state.