Online sports betting in Indiana is legal, regulated, and active. Bettors in the Hoosier State have the ability to bet with their favorite mobile devices as Indiana was the 4th state to legalize sports betting online after New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
All of the big sports betting brands are here in Indiana! DraftKings, FanDuel, BetMGM, BetRivers and PointsBet. Sports bettors have a great opportunity to try all of the sportsbook apps, along with the free bets and bonus offers.
Let’s take a look at the best sports betting apps, promos, and more for Indiana online sports betting.
Indiana Online Sportsbooks & Mobile Betting Apps
DraftKings Indiana Sportsbook App
DraftKings Sportsbook Indiana has the most available betting options in Indiana, up to $1,000 in FREE bets for new users. Including a $500 RISK-FREE bet, DraftKings Sportsbook has a smooth and easy-to-use application on iOS and Android that separates itself from other apps available. DraftKings has a partnership with AmeriStar Casino in Indiana. The Draftkings online sportsbook in Indiana went live in October 2019.
PointsBet will once again look to compete against the major sports betting brands as they have rather successfully in New Jersey. Pointsbet Indiana will boast a sports betting app that is considered by most to be the best user experience in the industry. When you consider that the PointsBet free bet offer is also extremely attractive, you can quickly see why so many bettors rave about PointsBet. In addition, there are random bankroll boosters provided by the sportsbook to help new customers.
FanDuel Indiana Sportsbook App
FanDuel Sportsbook Indiana is the most popular sportsbook in non-Nevada US states, and for good reason. While it does not have as many options as DraftKings, FanDuel Sportsbook offers an easy-to-use user experience, a top notch live-betting service and first-time users can get a $500 RISK-FREE bet! FanDuel Sportsbook can be found on iOS and Android for Indiana residents and visitors.
BetRivers has a partnership with French Lick Casino, and was one of the first two sportsbooks to enter the state (DraftKings). BetRivers Indiana does not have an iOS app, but you can play via the mobile site on iOS devices. First time users can get a $250 deposit match with just one-time playthrough.
William Hill Indiana Sportsbook App
The popular William Hill Sportsbook is now live in Indiana! As of late October 2020, the app launched for all residents and visitors in Indiana. William Hill offers an easy-to-use app, a generous welcome bonus for new users including deposit bonuses, free bets and more depending on which promotions are live, and more. William Hill Sportsbook will be part of Caesars, and it is based on a partnership with the Tropicana Evansville.
|Indiana Sports Betting Apps||Licensing Partner||Tech Provider||Mobile||Launched|
|DraftKings Sportsbook Indiana||Penn National||Kambi||Yes||10/3/19|
|BetRivers||French Lick Resort||Kambi||Yes||10/3/19|
|FanDuel Sportsbook||Blue Chip Casino||IGT||Yes||10/22/19|
|PointsBet Indiana||Penn National||PointsBet||Yes||3/31/20|
|Caesars Indiana||Caesars Entertainment||Scientific Games||Yes||TBD|
|FOX Bet||Penn National||The Stars Group||Yes||TBD|
|Barstool Sportsbook||Penn National||Kambi||Yes||TBD|
|William Hill||Tropicana Evansville||William Hill||Yes||10/28/20|
Top Indiana Online Sports Betting Promos
Here is a look at the top Indiana Sports Betting promos across available online apps in Indiana:
- DraftKings Sportsbook Free $1,000 Bonus
- FanDuel Sportsbook $1000 RISK-FREE Bet
- BetRivers $250 Deposit Match
As detailed above, these are the top three bonuses available in Indiana for sportsbook offerings. If you take advantage of all three, there is nearly $1000 in first bet matching, risk-free bets, and deposit matching included!
Indiana Sports Betting Laws and Rules
Indiana really only has one strict rule when it comes to the sports betting law. For college sports, there is no live betting allowed in Indiana, as the law requires whenever there is a timed break. This means at the end of a quarter, half, etc. This hurts the college betting market a tad, as both DraftKings and FanDuel have reported a large number of live bets, illustrating its popularity. In addition, there is no eSports betting in Indiana along with betting on amateur athletes younger than 18 years old.
How to Sign Up for Indiana Sportsbooks
At all Indiana Sportsbooks, you will need to complete the following steps:
- Provide your information and location in order to sign up.
- Email Address
- Payment Information (for cashier)
In addition, you will need to allow your location to be tracked. This lets the state of Indiana and the apps to properly track your location to ensure bettors are located in the state.
Types of Sports Betting in Indiana
In Indiana, you can bet on any sport you can imagine from football to baseball to racing to college sports (with the in-game exception for college sports). There are also a variety of bets available to choose from in Indiana. These betting types are:
- In-Game Live Betting
- And more!
Online Banking – Deposit Methods
For a full list of deposit methods, be sure to see your sportsbook of choice’s types. Most Indiana Sportsbooks will allow these types of depositing:
- Online Banking
- Credit Card
- Prepaid Card
- Debit Card
- Cash at Casino Cages
Each book offers different withdrawal methods. Be sure to see your book for exact withdrawal options, but most offer:
- Online banking
- See your favorite sportsbook for more!
Indiana Sports Betting Law
The law in Indiana was legislated on May 8th, 2019 to allow legal sports betting in the state. Throughout 2019 and into 2020, over a dozen casinos applied for licenses to open sportsbooks in the state, and mobile operators followed. The regulating body of legal sports betting in Indiana is the Indiana Gaming Commission, and there are nearly over a dozen retail sportsbooks available in the state.
The only requirements for mobile sports betting operators to offer gaming in the state is for them to partner with a land-based casino to offer gaming options. That allows big-name operators such as DraftKings, FanDuel, FOX Bet and others to enter the state.
Indiana Online Casinos
While legal sports betting has been legislated and regulated in Indiana, legal online casinos have not yet been legislated. In many other states, sports betting led to the creation of online casinos which have brought in millions of dollars worth of tax revenue for the state. As of 2020, there is no legal online casino in Indiana.
Indiana Sports Betting Frequently Asked Questions
Is online sports betting legal in Indiana?
Yes, it is legislated and regulated. Online sportsbooks must be registered in the state and partnered with a land-based casino.
Who is in charge of Indiana Sports Betting?
The Indiana Gaming Commission is the oversight committee.
How old do I have to be to bet in Indiana?
21 years of age or older.
How does Indiana make money on sports betting?
Via taxes and fees. Vendors in Indiana must pay an initial fee of $100,000, plus $50,000 each year as an annual fee. Taxes are 9.5%, which goes to the state’s budget.
Am I allowed to bet on sports in Indiana?
Yes. Legal sports betting is allowed in Indiana as of late 2019.
Which sports can I bet on in Indiana?
You can bet on all sports in Indiana legally, other than Esports and any other sports that have participants that are younger than 18 years of age.
Can I legally allowed to bet on the Pacers in Indiana?
Yes. With Indiana passing legal sports betting, you can legally wager on the Indiana Pacers, the Indianapolis Colts, and all other sports teams.
Can I bet on my phone in Indiana?
Yes. Legal sports betting is allowed in Indiana, but also legal sports betting from mobile devices.
Is DraftKings Sportsbook legal in Indiana?
Yes. DraftKings Sportsbook is legally able to offer sports betting in the state of Indiana to all persons located inside the state.
How old do I have to be to bet in Indiana?
To legally wager at legal sportsbooks in Indiana, you must be 21 years of age or older and located within the state lines.