Louisiana

20th September 2021

Caesars Entertainment scores landmark LSU athletics sportsbook deal

Louisiana State University (LSU) Athletics has entered into an official sportsbook partnership with Caesars Entertainment, becoming the most significant collegiate sports team to strike a…

27th July 2021

Caesars and New Orleans Saints confirm Superdome naming deal

Caesars Entertainment today confirmed its partnership with NFL’s New Orleans Saints which will see the Saints’ home stadium rebranded to the Caesars Superdome.  In addition…

23rd July 2021

Louisiana legislators approve Caesars’ NFL-first Superdome naming deal

A committee of Louisiana lawmakers has approved Caesars Entertainment’s deal to obtain naming rights to the state’s Superdome, home of the NFL’s New Orleans Saints.…

16th July 2021

DraftKings to launch as first daily fantasy sports operator in Louisiana

DraftKings has become the first operator to obtain a daily fantasy sports (DFS) license in Louisiana and is set to go live later today (Friday).…

2nd July 2021

IGT seals deal to power sports betting in Louisiana

International Game Technology (IGT) will allow it to power sports betting at the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana’s Coushatta Casino Resort, the state’s largest casino. As part…

23rd June 2021

Louisiana Governor signs off on sports betting bills

Regulated sportsbooks could launch in Louisiana by the fall after Governor John Bel Edwards signed two bills into law yesterday (Tuesday). Senate Bill 247, sponsored…

11th June 2021

Louisiana betting bills beat the clock on final day of regular session

Regulations for Louisiana’s sports betting market and a separate bill formalising how funds from legal wagering will be distributed are headed to Governor John Bel…

8th June 2021

Louisiana Governor signs off on sports betting tax bill

Louisiana has taken a step closer to legal sports wagering after Governor John Bel Edwards signed the first of two bills required to regulate betting…

4th June 2021

Louisiana sports betting regulation bill heads to Senate

A Louisiana bill that would further regulate sports betting in the state has been passed to the Louisiana Senate after minor amendments from the state…

25th May 2021

Louisiana betting tax bill moves to Governor after Senate approval

A Louisiana sports betting bill dictating tax rates, licensing fees and other sports wagering requirements within the state has been approved by the Senate, meaning…

12th May 2021

Louisiana House passes betting tax bill, cuts lottery into market

A bill setting out tax rates, license fees and other requirements for sports wagering in Louisiana – and allows the lottery to take part in…

22nd April 2021

Louisiana lawmakers deliberate amended betting tax proposals

Louisiana Representative John Stefanski has amended his bill to establish a tax rate for online and mobile sports betting in the state.  Stefanski’s House Bill…

9th February 2021

Former Louisiana gaming chief Jones to take up Entain role

Former Louisiana gaming chief Ronnie Jones is free to take an advisory role with Entain Group after being given the green light by state authorities.…

9th December 2020

Caesars to transform Harrah’s New Orleans into Caesars New Orleans

Caesars Entertainment has shared plans to invest $325m, transforming its existing Harrah’s New Orleans casino property into the rebranded and renovated Caesars New Orleans. The…