142 locations licensed for Sports Bet Montana KULR.com · March 2, 2020 at 1:04 pm As of February 27th, 142 businesses in Montana are licensed for sports wagering. But you can’t place a bet on your favorite team. At least not yet. Montana Lottery is continuing to process Sports Bet Montana applications with an eye on getting locations up and running the week of March 9th. Jennifer McKee with Montana Lottery says the state is still installing the infrastructure to make the system work. She adds that staff at the various locations hosting Sports Bet Montana kiosks still need to be trained. In order to place a bet, you will first need to be at a licensed Sports Bet Montana location.