No Interference As State Senate Easily Passes Louisiana Sports Betting Bill

State legislators took the first major step Tuesday toward sending Louisiana sports betting to the ballot this year. The Louisiana Senate approved SB 153, a relatively limited sports betting bill restricting wagering to casinos and racetracks, on a 24-15 vote. The bill introduced by Sen. Danny Martiny does not create legal sports betting in Louisiana; […]

Louisiana Sports Betting Bill Could Ask Voters To Legalize Wagering

The recently passed daily fantasy sports bill will serve as the model for a new Louisiana sports betting effort. Alaska aside, the appetite for legal sports betting has touched every corner of the US map, including gambling states in the Deep South. This week, a sports betting bill in Louisiana appeared on the legislative tracker for […]

Upcoming DFS Vote Could Be A Window Into Appetite For Louisiana Sports Betting

If Louisiana wants to gauge residents’ temperature on sports betting, the state’s top gaming regulator says to use the November vote on daily fantasy sports as a starting point. “The same kind of people that play fantasy sports are the kind, at least a portion, that are going to bet on sports,” Jones told the […]