About the Author

Connor Grootenhuis

Connor Grootenhuis is a freelance sportswriter covering all things sports betting.  Based in the Bayou State of Louisiana, he is a lifelong sports fan and a believer that every loss is a bad beat and every win is easy money.

Betting On The NFL Playoffs In Louisiana

January 21, 2022 | By: Connor Grootenhuis

The NFL Playoffs are in full swing, and bettors in Louisiana have a chance to get in on the action. Sports betting is now available at 10 retail casinos, and online betting is expected to be available soon. There are four games on this weekend’s NFL playoff schedule, with two taking place on Saturday and […]

What You Need To Know When Louisiana Online Sports Betting Goes Live

January 20, 2022 | By: Connor Grootenhuis
Online sports betting in Louisiana is expected to begin later this month. This means that a number of sports betting apps will soon be available in the Pelican State. Louisiana is set to become the third southern state to allow mobile sports betting, along with Virginia and Tennessee. Louisiana Sports Betting Promos Available Online sports [...]

FanDuel To Open Retail Sportsbook At Sam’s Town In Shreveport

January 13, 2022 | By: Connor Grootenhuis

Sports betting continues to make its way across the Pelican State. Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino in Shreveport announced that it will begin accepting sports wagers on Friday, Jan. 14 at 10 a.m. The facility has partnered with FanDuel Sportsbook, becoming the first retail location for FanDuel in Louisiana. Sam’s Town will become the 10th […]

Breaking Down Each Louisiana Mobile Sportsbook Bonus Offer

January 11, 2022 | By: Connor Grootenhuis

There is a ton of excitement surrounding the sports betting scene in Louisiana. Sports betting is currently available at nine brick-and-mortar casinos, but the industry will get a big boost when mobile betting launches in a few weeks. Ronnie Johns, chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board, told Louisiana Sharp that he expects mobile sports betting […]

What To Expect At Golden Nugget Louisiana Sportsbook By DraftKings

January 7, 2022 | By: Connor Grootenhuis

The calendar has flipped to 2022, and sports betting is making its way across Louisiana. Retail sports betting is now available at nine brick-and-mortar casinos, and mobile betting is likely to launch later this month. One of the locations offering retail sports betting is the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles. The Golden […]

Texas Bowl Odds And Betting Preview — LSU Vs Kansas State

January 3, 2022 | By: Connor Grootenhuis

The 2021-22 LSU football season concludes on Tuesday night (8 p.m. CT, ESPN). The Tigers are taking on the Kansas State Wildcats in the TaxAct Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium in Houston. The game is the last bowl game before the College Football Playoff Championship Game on Jan. 10 between Georgia and Alabama. Texas Bowl […]

Saints Vs. Panthers Week 17 Betting Odds, Preview, And Pick

December 30, 2021 | By: Connor Grootenhuis

The New Orleans Saints take on the Carolina Panthers in an NFC South showdown on Sunday afternoon (3:25 CT, FOX). Both teams enter this contest looking to get back on track. The Saints (7-8 SU, 7-8 ATS) are coming off a 20-3 loss to the Dolphins, while the Panthers (5-10 SU, 5-10 ATS) have lost […]

Sugar Bowl Betting Odds And Preview — Baylor Vs Ole Miss

December 30, 2021 | By: Connor Grootenhuis

The city of New Orleans is set to host the Sugar Bowl between the Baylor Bears and Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday (7:45 p.m. CT, ESPN). The game will take place at the Caesars Superdome, home of the New Orleans Saints. Baylor (11-2 SU, 9-4 ATS) enters this contest after a dramatic win over Oklahoma […]