Caesars Launching Sportsbook And WSOP Room At Harrah’s New Orleans


New Orleans will be home to a new Caesars Sportsbook and World Series of Poker (WSOP) room. Caesars announced these for Harrah’s New Orleans casino and will launch this fall. This is the first time WSOP will be held in Louisiana. NEW YORK – The US Open does not begin until August 29th, but online … Read more

BetMGM Launches Mobile Horse Racing App In FL, LA

Online Horse Racing Betting Games

The launch comes as the Seminole Tribe of Florida awaits an appellate court ruling and Louisiana awaits the state police force to finish their background investigations into licensees. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – BetMGM’s mobile horse racing app officially launched in both Florida and Louisiana on Devember 20, expanding the app’s presence to three states. The launch … Read more

Louisiana Sports Betting Launches At Retail Locations

Louisiana has licensed four retail locations to open sportsbooks. Retail sportsbooks are launching well before online sportsbooks. Several online sportsbook apps are available, but only to claim promos, not to place wagers. BATON ROUGE, La. – Four retail sports betting licenses have been granted in Louisiana, but online sports betting will likely have to wait. … Read more

Louisiana Casino Launches First Retail Sportsbook On Wednesday

Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, Louisiana is launching its own sportsbook operation. Betfred Sports has partnered with Paragon to run the sportsbook. BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana residents who are ready to have a land-based sportsbook in their state will be getting one sooner than many expected. The First Land-Based Louisiana Sportsbook A casino located … Read more

Louisiana Aims For October Live Sports Betting, Mobile Delayed

Saints Fans

Louisiana is aiming for an Oct.1 sports betting launch. Mobile sportsbook platforms could end up taking a further 60 days to go live. Louisiana’s sports betting implementation was delayed by Hurricane Ida. BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana’s sports betting launch process has been dogged by delays. First, they were unable to launch before the NFL … Read more

Could Louisiana Overthrow The Top Sports Betting States?


No bordering state of Louisiana offers both retail and online wagering. NEW ORLEANS – By the end of the year, Louisiana will be among the ever-growing list of states that offer sports betting options to its residents. Unlike some of those states however, Louisiana’s loosened regulations, balanced tax rates, and expansive opportunities for sportsbook operators … Read more

DraftKings Receives Approval To Operate DFS In Louisiana


DraftKings has been approved to operate in Louisiana. The company will be up and running in the state as soon as possible – it could be a matter of hours. The approval was given by the Louisiana Gaming Control Board on Thursday. BATON ROUGE – DraftKings has received approval to operate daily fantasy sports in … Read more

Louisiana Historic Horse Racing Vote Comes Down To The Wire

Historical Racing Machines

The Louisiana House approved a bill to allow historic horse race betting machines at off track betting facilities. These machines are often compared to slot machines in terms of function. The bill has only a few days to pass the Louisiana Senate before the end of the session. LAS VEGAS – Louisiana is close to … Read more

Louisiana Sports Betting Seems To Be On The Way

Louisiana legislation

Louisiana’s state House approved SB 247, which would partner with another bill to legalize sports betting in the state. Amendments to SB 247 mean that it must be approved by the Senate one more time before heading to the desk of Gov. John Bel Edwards. 55 of Louisiana’s 64 parishes approved sports betting. BATON ROUGE, … Read more