About the Author

Corey Roepken

Corey Roepken is News Editor for Louisiana Sharp. Corey has 20 years of experience as a sports journalist in Michigan, Texas, and Tennessee. Most notably, he covered professional and international soccer for the Houston Chronicle. He has also covered college softball, SEC football, the MLB, and the NFL.

FanDuel Louisiana Super Bowl Promo Code: Bet $5, Win $280 Cash

February 7, 2022 | By: Corey Roepken

In most cases, sportsbooks require new users to pick two winners before allowing them to cash out their winnings. This week’s FanDuel Louisiana Super Bowl Promo Code is bucking that trend. New users who sign up with FanDuel Louisiana can get a 56-to-1 odds boost on picking the winner of Super Bowl 56, which will […]

Louisiana Sports Betting Apps To Launch On Friday, Jan. 28

January 27, 2022 | By: Corey Roepken

The big day is finally here for Louisiana sports bettors. Louisiana sports betting apps will launch at 8 a.m. on Friday, Louisiana Gaming Control Board chairman Ronnie Johns announced on Wednesday. The launch will occur just in time for the NFL’s conference championship games on Sunday. The Super Bowl — the biggest sporting event of […]

Live Updates — Louisiana Online Sports Betting Launch

November 15, 2021 | By: Corey Roepken

Louisiana residents have been able to make sports bets in person since early in October, and it should not be too much longer before they can place those wagers from the comforts of their own homes. Although no specific date has been given for the launch of mobile sports betting apps in Louisiana, it is […]

Golden Nugget Casino Louisiana To Open Retail Sportsbook

November 8, 2021 | By: Corey Roepken

The Golden Nugget in Lake Charles will be the latest Louisiana casino to launch a retail sportsbook when it begins accepting wagers on Nov. 10, 2021. The casino, which has partnered with DraftKings, will open a temporary sportsbook this week inside the Blue Martini Bar. It has six ticket cages and more than 30 self-service […]

Four Louisiana Casinos Awarded Licenses For Retail Sports Betting

October 29, 2021 | By: Corey Roepken

Legal in-person sports betting at commercial casinos in Louisiana is just a couple of days away. Four Louisiana casinos have been issued retail sports betting licenses that allow them to begin taking in-person bets on Sunday (Oct. 31), the Baton Rouge Advocate reported.  Those four casinos are Harrah’s in New Orleans, Boomtown Casino in Harvey, […]