Participants in Louisiana’s fantasy sports competitions will have to be at least 21 years old. The games only will be permitted in parishes where voters authorized it, but anybody will be able to log into the online sites if they travel to those parishes.Jul 15, 2021
“There are a number of business benefits in terms of simplifying some of the structure and there are player benefits as the experience will be improved on the new platform,” Oregon Lottery executive director Barry Pack said regarding the move to DraftKings. Wagering on college sports is not currently legal in Oregon.Aug 27, 2021
L’Auberge is making plans for a sportsbook, even though the casino can’t apply yet for a sports betting license, Duhon said. The sports book will be toward the front of the casino and it will incorporate Barstool Sports, the popular digital media company in which Penn National owns a 36% stake.Jul 22, 2021
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP/KTAL) — A set of emergency rules were unanimously adopted by the board which moves up the date in which 20 brick and mortar casinos, including five in Shreveport-Bossier, can begin submitting their applications to legally take a sports wager.Aug 20, 2021
Betting on sports is legal in Arkansas after voters in the state approved a constitutional amendment which expands its gaming options. Since all legal bets must be placed in-person at licensed locations, Arkansas is likely to revisit this barrier to betting.Jun 21, 2021
People come from across the South to eat in casino restaurants and to gamble on riverboats. While the Mississippi Gulf Coast has numerous casinos, almost all forms of gambling are illegal in neighboring Texas and Arkansas. And Louisiana, like Missouri and Illinois, also allows gambling on riverboats.
“As DraftKings continues our nationwide expansion, we welcome Louisiana to the DraftKings family, an area rich with culture, heritage, and die-hard fanbases in both professional and college sports,” said Matt Kalish, co-founder and president of DraftKings North America.
Ronnie Johns, the board’s new chairman, said this has been a long time coming. 55 of the state’s 64 parishes voted to approve the legalization of sports wagering last fall. Betting in bars and restaurants that serve alcohol will be handled on about 1,000 kiosks, which will be overseen by the Louisiana Lottery Corp.Aug 20,…