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Joshua Buckley

Sports Content Manager
Joshua Buckley is Sports Content Manager for LouisianaSharp.com. Along with award-winning experience as a sports editor in Alabama and Texas, he has also spent time in public relations for the tourism and blood banking industries. Joshua is co-host of "Whole Lotta Wolves," the only U.S.-based Wolverhampton Wanders FC podcast.

Bolstered by Texas Bettors, Louisiana Handle Jumps $79 Million

October 27, 2022 | By: Joshua Buckley

Sports betting may not be legal in Texas, but that isn’t stopping Texans from betting. As a result, Louisiana recorded $207.5 million in wagers, a huge increase for operator revenues. The month’s wagers are up $79 million or 61.8% from Louisiana’s August handle. Operators saw an increase of 237% from $9.46 million to $31.89 million. […]