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Montana Top Sportsbooks & Betting Bonuses

Online sports betting in Montana is here and it’s 100% legal. Place bets online or through your favorite Montana sportsbook app and claim a welcome bonus!

Montana Top Betting Offers & Sportsbook Promos

Sportsbook NameWelcome BonusSportsbook partner
Sports Bet Montanan/aIntralot / The Montana Lottery  

Claim a Sports Betting Bonus in Montana

Montana’s sole mobile sports betting app doesn’t offer a welcome bonus. However, once the industry is opened up to external providers, we expect a host of sportsbook bonuses to flood out.  To get started, download a mobile app for iOS or Android. The Android app must be downloaded direct from the sportsbook website. Next, complete the registration form and provide some key details. You’ll also need to provide part of your Social Security Number in order to verify your identity.
Claim Sports Betting Bonus Step 2
Step 2
Open an Account
Create a username and password to access your account. Provide personal details such as your name, address, and date of birth.
Claim Sports Betting Bonus. Step 3
Step 3
Read Terms & Check Bonus
Read terms and conditions, and wagering requirements apply. Provide a bonus code to trigger the welcome offer.
How to claim Sports Betting Bonus. Step 4
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Deposit and Bet
Make a qualifying deposit and place a bet to get sportsbook promo. Get your welcome bonus!

Sportsbook Bonus Types in Montana

Montana only boasts one regulated sportsbook and it does not offer a whole lot in the way of bonuses. However, here are some of the promotions we expect to find at legalized Montana sports betting sites when more appear. 

  • Risk-free bets
  • Free bets
  • Deposit match bonus
  • Enhanced odds
  • Profit Boost
  • Parlay boost
  • Parlay insurance
  • Loyalty program 
  • Money-back deals
  • Cash Out

Sports Bet Montana: The sole sportsbook in Montana at time of writing was Sports Bet Montana. The sportsbook doesn’t offer a welcome bonus but there are regular deals including enhanced odds (listed under ‘Specials’). 

Online Sports Betting in Montana

Online sportsbooks are legal in Montana for gamblers aged 18 or over. However, there’s one big catch: you must be on the premises of a brick and mortar sportsbook or lottery retailer to make a bet. The good thing about that is, there are more locations in Montana than in any other state.

Sportsbooks use the PinPoint tech from GeoComply to finely locate gamblers. Under Montana gaming law, sports bettors must be on the premises of approved sportsbooks and casinos in order to place mobile bets. 

Currently, there is just one legal mobile sportsbook in Montana: Sports Bet Montana. Major sportsbook providers such as DraftKings and FanDuel are still waiting to enter the regulated Montana market. 

Intralot / Sports Bet Montana: Powered by Intralot (who also provide the software for the Montana Lottery), Sports Bet Montana accepts wagers through a mobile phone. You must be 18 or over to gamble through the Sports Bet Montana app. You’ll find 100s of markets on big American sports such as football, basketball ,and hockey.

Montana Fast Facts

  • Legal Sports Betting Y/N: Yes
  • Year Legalized: 2019
  • Retail Sportsbooks?: Yes
  • Online Sportsbooks?: Yes
  • Mobile Sportsbooks Y/N: Yes (with restrictions)
  • College Sports Betting Y/N: Yes

Betting Markets and Sports

Montana’s regulated sportsbooks accept bets pregame or in-play on over a dozen sports including football, hockey, and basketball. E-Sports betting isn’t currently available but college sports betting is. 

Popular Sports:

  • Football
  • College football
  • Basketball
  • College basketball
  • Hockey
  • Baseball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Motorsports

Popular Betting Markets

  • Moneyline
  • Point Spread
  • Totals (Over/Under)
  • Futures
  • In-play
  • Player props
  • Game props

Sportsbook Regulation in Montana

Montana sports betting was legalized in 2019 following the passing of HB 725. This bill was signed by Gov. Steve Bullock, giving full control of sports betting to the Montana Lottery

Currently, only Sports Bet Montana offers regulated sports betting. You can bet through an Apple smartphone by downloading the software from the Apple App Store. Alternatively, install an Android .apk file direct from the Sports Bet Montana website. 

Under Montana gaming law, you can place bets in person at a valid retail location. There is a full list of Montana Lottery agents on the Sports Bet Montana site. From Absarokee to Wolf Point, you can place bets at hundreds of casinos, bars and kiosks as long as you are at their location. 

Retail Sportsbooks to Visit in Montana

Montana has over 300 land-based casinos and betting outlets in 2022. There are eight tribal casinos in the state, but not all offer a sports betting facility. 

Here are 10 of the best casinos which let you place mobile bets on sports on their premises:

  • Montana Nugget Casino, Helena
  • Lucky Lil’s Casino, Whitehall
  • Naughty Pine Saloon & Casino
  • Sunrise Saloon & Casino, Missoula
  • Magic Diamond Casino, Hamilton
  • Black Gold Casino, Bainville
  • Jackpot Casino, Billings
  • Montana Lil’s Casino, Billings
  • Lucky Lil’s Casino of Lewistown
  • 49’er Diner & Casino, Livingston

Deposits & Withdrawals in Montana

The range of deposit options at Montana’s regulated mobile sportsbooks is small. Currently, you can fund your account using these banking methods:

  • Visa/MasterCard debit
  • VIP Preferred (ACH/e-Check)
  • Play+ Prepaid Card

However, in time, as more Montana sportsbooks are regulated, we expect that list to grow and include alternative payment options such as:

  • PayPal
  • Online bank transfer
  • Mobile payments
  • PayNearMe

Montana Sports Betting FAQ

Is BetMGM legal in Montana?

No. Currently, BetMGM has not been approved by the Montana Lottery to provide legal sports betting in the state. However, we expect BetMGM to launch in Montana soon.

Is BetRivers legal in Montana? 

No. Despite Montana having legalized sports betting, BetRivers doesn’t offer its mobile betting app to players in Montana. 

How old must I be to bet on sports in Montana?

You must be aged 18 or over to place a legal sports bet in Montana. You can download a mobile app and place bets in certain locations around the state.

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