Louisiana

10th March 2020

Lawmakers renew efforts to bring legal betting to Louisiana

With Louisiana’s 2020 legislative session beginning yesterday (March 9), five lawmakers in the state’s House of Representatives and Senate have put forward bills to legalize…

21st January 2020

Eldorado wins Louisiana approval for Caesars acquisition

Casino operator Eldorado Resorts has secured approval from the Louisiana Gaming Control Board to proceed with its pending acquisition of Caesars Entertainment Corporation. Announced in…

13th January 2020

Maverick Gaming purchases Eldorado Shreveport Casino for $230m

Maverick Gaming will buy the Eldorado Casino and Resort in Shreveport, Louisiana from Eldorado Resorts for $230 million. For Eldorado, the deal will allow the…

10th January 2020

Responsible Gambling Collaborative launches new effectiveness principles

The Responsible Gambling Collaborative (RGC) – an umbrella organisation dedicated to responsible gambling and the prevention of problem gambling – has announced new effectiveness principles…

11th December 2019

Louisiana Gaming Board and Attorney General endorse ICE North America

Louisiana’s gambling regulator – the Louisiana gaming board – and the office of the state attorney general have both endorsed Clarion Gaming’s ICE North America,…

13th June 2019

State of the Union: West Virginia, NY, Oregon, Louisiana and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the latest developments in West Virginia, New York, Oregon and more. West Virginia…

7th June 2019

Louisiana sports betting hopes die, take fantasy bill with them

The end of the Louisiana legislative session passed yesterday (June 6), with efforts to pass sports betting legislation failing.  This failure also saw Senator Daniel…

6th June 2019

Louisiana sports betting hopes rest on conference committee

Louisiana’s prospects of passing a sports betting bill hinge on a conference committee, which will negotiate whether to include language to legalise sports betting in…

5th June 2019

Louisiana sports betting suffers new blow as House rejects amended bill

Louisiana looks set to miss out on sports betting this year after the state’s House of Representatives rejected amendments to a fantasy sports bill that…

30th May 2019

State of the Union: Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Colorado and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, sees Tennessee and Colorado pass sports betting bills, while online wagering is coming to…

29th May 2019

Louisiana sports betting prospects bleak after committee deferral

Senator Daniel Martiny’s bill to regulate sports betting in Louisiana looks set to die in committee after the House Committee on Appropriations made a series…