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Louisiana Online Sports Betting Is Officially Live

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by Mitchell South in Sports Betting News

Jan 28, 2022 · 5:55 AM PST

Louisiana online sports betting
Louisiana online sports betting has officially launched as of 8 AM CST on Friday, January 28th.
  • Online sports betting is now available across Louisiana
  • New customers can register with online sportsbooks and claim some massive sign-up promos
  • Catch all the details on the launch of Louisiana sports betting apps

After months of anticipation, online sports betting is now available in the Bayou State. The launch of Louisiana sports betting apps comes after in-person wagering at retail locations started in late October 2021.

With eight retail locations already opened, the debut of Louisiana sportsbook apps is sure to draw even more action. Some of the best sportsbooks in the world are offering huge welcome promos to new customers in Louisiana.

Keep reading for everything you need to know about the launch of Louisiana online sports betting, along with links to get you started with the sign-up process.

Which Online Sportsbooks Are Legal in Louisiana?

A total of six online sportsbooks have officially launched in Louisiana, just in time for Super Bowl LVI on February 13, 2022.

Here’s a list of the legal online sportsbooks now available in Louisiana:

Louisiana Sports Betting Apps

Louisiana Sportsbook Apps Sign-Up Promo
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Caesars Sportsbook Louisiana $1,500 Deposit Match Bonus
Barstool Sportsbook $1,000 Risk-Free Bet
DraftKings Louisiana $1,050 in Bonus Funds
BetMGM Louisiana $1,000 Risk-Free Bet

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board has made room for up to 41 online sportsbooks to launch in the Bayou State. A total of 20 casinos in Louisiana are eligible to apply for two online sports betting licenses, while the Louisiana State Lottery is also allowed one license.

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This list of online Louisiana sportsbooks will no doubt grow in the future, but the five betting sites listed in the table above are extremely popular thanks to their top-notch promos. Make sure you use the links on this page to register and claim these fantastic sign-up promos.

Can You Bet on Sports in Louisiana?

Betting on sports in Louisiana is now available online through betting sites and mobile apps, while in-person wagering is available at retail sportsbooks.

Now that online sportsbooks are in Louisiana, fans can start enjoying the convenience of wagering from the comfort of their couches.

Here’s a quick rundown of the key events leading up to this exciting launch day:

June 2021: Senate Bill 247 is signed into law by Gov. John Bel Edwards, effectively legalizing Louisiana sports betting.

July 2021: Sen. Ronnie Johns is appointed as the new Chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board. This regulatory body has been pivotal in getting Louisiana sports betting off the ground.

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August 2021: The Louisiana Gaming Control Board adopts emergency Louisiana sports betting rules, setting a 180-day time limit for permanent rules to be adopted before sports wagering goes live.

October 2021: The first four sports betting licenses are issued to Louisiana casinos, and in-person wagering begins at retail sportsbook locations on October 31.

January 28, 2022: Online sports betting launches across Louisiana.

Will Mobile Sports Betting be Allowed in Louisiana?

Mobile sports betting is now available across Louisiana. Sign up with a sportsbook app today and start wagering on your favorite games through your mobile device.

After launching eight retail sportsbook locations across the state, the first month of betting in the Bayou drove a high volume of in-person wagers. The availability of mobile sports betting will drive this figure even higher.

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Louisiana saw $27.6 million in total wagers through November 2021, which is a significant figure considering in-person betting was the only option. This total is expected to increase by hundreds of millions now that online sports betting is live.

Stay tuned with Sports Betting Dime as we continue to provide updates and analysis on this emerging market.

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