Louisiana Gambling News

Mask Mandate Lifted in Louisiana

Louisiana Casinos Unmasked: Governor Removes Mandate in Light of Better News

Ironically, Louisianans no longer had to wear masks in time for Halloween, the day in-person commercial sports betting kicked off in the state at Harrah’s New Orleans. Effective October 27, Gov. John Bel Edwards, with his issuance of Proclamation No. 203 JBE 2021, rescinded the statewide mask mandate everywhere except in K-12 schools. (Students’ vaccination […]
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March 2022 is the project launch time for online sports betting in Louisiana

Louisiana Marches on Toward Online Sports Betting

Louisianans weren’t able to be grateful for online sports betting in time for Thanksgiving. Instead, Chair Ronnie Johns projected the third month of the upcoming year as a possible launch time at November’s Gaming Control Board meeting. Even with on-property sports betting already happening, the online rollout remains pending and will take longer than retail […]
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Two Bossier City casinos celebrated with ribbon cutting ceremonies to launch sportsbook betting

Bossier City Opens Two More Sportsbook Locations

Sports betting opportunities in Louisiana are popping up like lights at Christmastime. The latest newly licensed additions are in Bossier City at Margaritaville Resort Casino and Boomtown Casino & Hotel, bringing the number of casinos offering sports betting in Louisiana to nine. With the addition of these two casinos, there are now three sportsbook locations in […]
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LA Sports Betting Underway

Louisiana Sports Betting Casino Count Hits Lucky Seven

The wait for more casinos is over for Louisiana sports betting fans as two more casinos received six-month temporary license approval.  These additions bring the total number of licensed sportsbooks in Louisiana to seven.  At last, the Golden Nugget and L’Auberge, both in Lake Charles, will start taking sports bets on Wednesday. Ronnie Johns, Louisiana Gaming Control […]
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