Last year, sports betting became legal in Louisiana after its approval from a ballot referendum. Since then, many steps have been taken to finalize and approve the regulations for legal sports wagering within the state. This Friday, Mobile Sports Betting in Louisiana Goes Live making it more convenient for gamblers to place their bets!
According to Gambling Industry news, sports betting in Louisiana has been available since last November. However, sports gambling fans were unable to bet from the comfort of their home or by using their phone. Instead, they had to place their bet in person at one of the few sportsbooks in the state.
As a celebration for legal online sports betting, several sportsbooks will offer special signup bonuses. Of course, the amount will depend on the sportsbook and the Sportsbook Bonus Management Software they use to implement them. However, according to the grapevine, some sportsbooks will offer bonuses as high a $3,300 in bonuses and deposit matches.
4 Sportsbooks will Launch Mobile Sports Betting in Louisiana Friday
On Friday, Louisiana will become the 19th state with legal mobile sports betting. Even though the Gaming control board did want to get it done sooner, they had several issues to deal with. One of them was the Louisiana State Police needing to work on geofencing while other had to do with approvals.
While mobile wagering is legal within Louisiana, not all parishes will allow it. According to turnkey sports betting software solutions, mobile betting will be available in 55 of 64 parishes in Louisiana.
As for sportsbooks, it was just a matter of getting the license and verification from the LGCB. However, it was easier for many of them since most already have online bookie software in other states.
According to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board, 4 sportsbooks will have online sports betting available this Friday. They expect to go live at 8AM CT and are: DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars and Bet MGM. In addition, more gaming operators will go live in the next few weeks like BetRives, arstool, Golden Nugget and WynnBet.