There are no legal betting options currently in Louisiana. In May, 2018, Senator Danny Martiny introduced Senate Bill 266 that would have allowed sports betting throughout the Pelican State. Had the bill passed, 16 approved locations including casinos and riverboats throughout the state would have been able to offer sports betting immediately. That bill was rejected 6-3 by a vote from the Senate Finance Committee who claimed the bill would increase gambling addiction.
Where Can I Bet on Sports in Louisiana?
Some still access and place wagers on offshore sites which is considered illegal but prosecution for betting on offshore sites is extremely unlikely. Bookmaking and taking bets is highly illegal in Louisiana.
What is the Legal Betting Age in Louisiana?
The minimum age in Louisiana is 18 years for Bingo and Horse Racing and 21 years for Lottery, Casinos, and Video Poker.
Can I Bet Online in Louisiana?
Online gambling has still yet to make it’s way to Louisiana. There’s no timetable on when online gambling will become available in the state.
Online Sportsbooks in Louisiana
None. Check back when this state passes laws to allow online sports betting.
Casinos in Louisiana
There are over 50 casinos in Louisiana for your enjoyment which are spread out across 31 cities throughout the state. New Orleans houses 5 casinos.