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5 Sportsbooks to Watch on the Online Louisiana Sports Betting Scene

Patrick Cwiklinski

by Patrick Cwiklinski in Sports Betting News

Dec 22, 2021 · 2:03 PM PST

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  • Caesars, BetMGM, FanDuel, DraftKings among sportsbooks entering Louisiana online sports betting market
  • Barstool Sportsbook may be dark horse in the Bayou State with unique offerings
  • Pre-launch offers from Caesars, BetMGM, DraftKings, FanDuel now available in Louisiana

Bayou State sports bettors rejoice! Online sports betting in Louisiana is almost here and all your favorite sportsbooks will be in the mix come launch day.

With a full launch scheduled for the top of 2022, there are plenty of sportsbooks that are expected to be part of the online Louisiana sports betting fray. From industry heavy hitters like DraftKings Sportsbook and FanDuel Sportsbook down to cult favorites like Barstool Sportsbook, Louisiana is sure to become a hotbed of online sports betting in the US South when it launches.

Until that happens, we’re here to help you fill in the gaps with an overview of some of the most exciting sportsbooks you can expect on the online Louisiana sports betting scene in the very near future.

1. Caesars Sportsbook Louisiana

When it comes to sportsbooks in the Bayou State, no other brand is putting in as much effort (and money) as Caesars Sportsbook Louisiana. Equipped with a 20-year exclusive naming rights deal for the Caesars Superdome and brand ambassadors that are local heroes in the Mannings (Peyton, Eli, Cooper, and Archie), Caesars Sportsbook Louisiana is going to be the sportsbook to beat in the state.

Not to mention, Caesars Sportsbook already has a juicy pre-launch offer for sports bettors in Louisiana. They’re offering $100 free and more bonuses later on for anyone who signs up for the sportsbook ahead of its upcoming launch.


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Look for Caesars Sportsbook Louisiana to remain heavily active over the coming weeks as they prepare for the full online Louisiana sports betting launch.

2. BetMGM Louisiana

Backed by the powerful MGM machine, BetMGM Louisiana is undoubtedly going to be one of the top options for sports bettors in the state. They already have a physical presence in Louisiana at five casinos: Amelia Belle, Delta Downs, Evangeline Downs, Sam’s Town Shreveport, and Treasure Chest.

And the cherry on top? BetMGM Louisiana is offering a sweet $200 pre-launch offer. All you need to do is sign up ahead of the upcoming online Louisiana sports betting launch and that’s an extra $200 in your account.


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Don’t sleep on BetMGM as they continue to make their presence felt in Louisiana.

3. FanDuel Sportsbook Louisiana

The FanDuel brand is one of the most recognizable names in North America and FanDuel Sportsbook Louisiana is no exception. The brand has been very vocal in helping push the launch of online sports betting in Louisiana and they already have an existing partnership with the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans.

With that in mind, they’re also in the online Louisiana sports betting pre-launch mix. FanDuel Sportsbook Louisiana is offering a $100 signup welcome offer for bettors in the state.


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FanDuel Sportsbook is sure to be one of the best sportsbook options in Louisiana once online sports betting is officially underway.

4. DraftKings Sportsbook Louisiana

The DraftKings brand is one of the most revered and respected names in online sports betting. DraftKings Sportsbook Louisiana will be bringing the brand name to life in the Bayou State and they’ve already donated $250,000 to the “Louisiana Wins” campaign to help legalize Louisiana sports betting.

It’s clear that DraftKings Sportsbook is serious about the Louisiana market and they’re putting their money where their mouth is. DraftKings Sportsbook Louisiana has an impressive as a pre-launch bonus for bettors in the state.

DraftKings Sportsbook is going to be a major player in Louisiana for years to come, so make sure you keep a close eye on them when they launch.

5. Barstool Sportsbook Louisiana

Barstool’s partnership with Penn National Gaming will make Barstool Sportsbook Louisiana an interesting sportsbook among the big dogs in the state. Penn owns five casinos in Louisiana: Boomtown Casinos in New Orleans and Bossier City, L’Auberge Casinos in Baton Rouge and Lake Charles, and Margaritaville Resort Casino.


With some of the most unique sports personalities like Dave Portnoy and “Big Cat” in the mix, Barstool Sportsbook is sure to garner a loyal following in Louisiana when online sports betting launches. Look for them to be a significant addition to the Louisiana sports betting scene.

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