Online sports betting starting May 8, 2020 is now legal in Indiana. This, therefore, means that all sports punters based in Indiana can legally, safely and securely place bets in the comfort of their own homes. Since the launch of online sports betting in the state of Indiana, several online sportsbook have already went live thereby giving all sports punters in the Hoosier State several options to choose from. One of the online sportsbooks that already live in the Hoosier State is the sports betting giant DraftKings. In this article, we are going to share with all punters all there is to know about the DraftKings Indiana Sportsbook.
When the Casino Launched in the State
Indiana became the third state (joining New Jersey and West Virginia) to host the DraftKings online sportsbook when it went live on September 1, 2020 – the very same day that the state of Indiana officially launched online sports betting. At the time when DraftKings went live in Indiana, it was already accessible via several platforms which include the desktop as well as mobile. On mobile, players had the option to either use their web browsers in accessing the site or installing the DraftKings IN App from either the App Store or Play Store.
DraftKings Indiana’s Partnering Land Based Casino
When the state of Indiana legalized online sports betting, it made it known and clear from the word go that all prospective online gambling operators looking to operate in the state had to establish partnerships with already existing land based casino for their applications to be considered and approved. DraftKings as such satisfied this requirement through its partnership with Penn National Gaming’s Ameristar Casino East Chicago. The partnership proved to be a win for both sides as it enabled DraftKings to win its bid for an operating license while allowing Ameristar Casino to partner with one of the biggest online spots betting brands in the country.
Gambling Products Offered
At DraftKings, sports punters based in Indiana can expect to place bets on a wide variety of sports. Below, we give a rundown of all the sports that players can bet on at DraftKings:
Football (NFL), Basketball (NBA), Baseball (MLB), Ice Hockey (NHL), Boxing, MMA (UFC), Soccer (MLS, EPL), Golf, Tennis, Motor Racing (NASCAR), Formula 1 (Bahrain GP), Cricket, Cycling, Darts, Table Tennis, Rugby (League, Union), Handball and Volleyball. See also DraftKings Same Game Parlay
DraftKings Indiana offers a two-part welcome bonus offer to its newly registered punters. The first offer comes in the form of a $50 risk-free bet. With this offer, all new punters at the site ought to note that they will receive their first wager back if the first bet they place loses. Essentially, this, therefore, means that with the same wager (money), they can place two bets! The second offer comes in the form of a 100% match up bonus of up to $1,000. Essentially, what this bonus offer entails is that DraftKings matches (doubles) whatever the player deposits for the very first time up to the tune of $1,000.
Sports punters in Indiana will find DraftKings to be a great online sportsbook to settle at. This largely necessitated by the fact that the sportsbook offers a clean and easy-to-navigate interface, wide variety of betting options on both major and lesser-known sports, and offers a multiplicity of betting markets ranging from props, spreads, parlays, moneyline to in-play (live) betting.