We are just going to wait a little longer to bet on professional and college sports in Montana.

According to the Missoulian and the AP, Montana won't be offering sports betting until the end of the year ... possibly longer.

The reason for the delay is that the Montana Lottery is still finalizing regulations on sports betting and wants to get public comments on it before it goes into effect.

Sorry, sports fans, the service won't be available to start the NFL season, which was an early goal put into the proposal.

The folks at the Montana Lottery want to make sure they have this right and it's going to take some time.

For more details, check out the whole article here.