Sports Betting News

Thirteen Louisiana Casinos Apply For Sports Betting Licenses

October 13, 2021 | By: Rebecca Hanchett

At least two-thirds of Louisiana casinos eligible for sports betting licenses are a step closer to launch, with temporary sportsbook authorization possible at any time.  Thirteen of the 20 commercial casinos have now applied, say state regulators, with a retail launch expected first. The casinos have until Jan. 1, 2022 to apply for a sports […]

Betfred, Paragon Casino Set To Take First Legal Sports Bets In Louisiana

October 6, 2021 | By: Marcus DiNitto

Legal sports betting commences today in Louisiana, as Paragon Casino Resort announced that under a partnership with sportsbook operator Betfred Sports, it will begin taking wagers on Wednesday, October 6 at 3 p.m. CT. The Paragon Casino Resort, owned by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana, is opening what it calls a “Las Vegas-style sportsbook” at […]

WynnBET Secures Market Access in Louisiana, Reportedly Via Caesars

September 30, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

WynnBET announced today that it has secured market access for online sports betting and casino betting in the state of Louisiana. While the name of WynnBET’s partner has not been mentioned publicly, the company’s market access is through a casino owned by Caesars, according to Robert Linnehan of Saturday Down South. The state will grant […]