Governor Signs Indiana Sports Betting Bill

This is a developing story and will be updated.

Indiana sports betting is on the way.

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed IN sports betting bill H 1015 into law Wednesday afternoon, making it the second state to legalize wagering this year. Montana legalized single-game wagering via the state lottery last week.

The Indiana Legislature approved the bill April 25 and today was Holcomb’s last chance to sign it. Had he passed, it would have become law without his signature.

Governor ready to “modernize” Indiana gaming

Holcomb issued a brief release on his signing of the gaming bill:

“Gaming is a highly regulated industry that once had little competition, but now does from surrounding states and new technology. By modernizing our laws, this legislation will spur positive…