Is It Legal To Bet In Louisiana?

YES! Sports betting was backed at parish level in 2020 with voters in 55 of the 64 parishes supporting the launch of legalised sports betting in the state of Louisiana.

What Louisiana Betting Rules Do I Need To Know?

Sports betting has not yet been launched in Louisiana, but if the State falls in line with the vast majority of its counterparts then you will need to be 21 years old or older in order to bet on sports in Louisiana.

When it is launched you do not have to be a resident of Louisiana to place a legal sports bet. However, you must be within State lines to create a betting account and place a bet with an operator licensed in Louisiana.

Where Can I Bet On Sports In Louisiana?

While sports betting has been legalized it has not yet been launched in Louisiana.  However, when it is the following casinos are expected to receive sports betting licenses if they opt to apply for one:


Amelia Belle Casino

Baton Rouge

Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Hotel
Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge
L'auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge

Bossier City

Boomtown Bossier City Casino
Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel & Casino
Margaritaville Resort Casino Bossier City


Cypress Bayou Casino and Hotel

Dry Prong

Jena Choctaw Pines Casino


Boomtown Casino & Hotel New Orleans


Treasure Chest Casino


Coushatta Casino Resort

Lake Charles

Golden Nugget Lake Charles Hotel & Casino
L'auberge Casino & Hotel Lake Charles


Paragon Casino Resort and Hotel

New Orleans

Boomtown Casino New Orleans
Harrah's Casino New Orleans


Eldorado Resort Casino
Sam's Town Hotel & Casino


Isle of Capri Casino Hotel

Can I Bet On Sports Online In Louisiana?

No. It has not yet been confirmed if online sports betting will be part of the sports betting operation when it is launched. 

Which Online Sportsbooks Can I Bet With In Louisiana?

Online sports betting has not been legalized so no sportsbooks are licenses to operate in Louisiana.

Which Sports Betting Apps Are Available In Louisiana?

Online betting has not been legalized in Louisiana so there are no betting apps at this time.

What Are The Best Online Casinos In Louisiana?

Online casino gambling has not yet been legalized in Louisiana.

Louisiana Betting FAQs

Can I bet legally in Louisiana?

Yes. Sports betting has been legalized in Maryland but is yet to be launched.

How old do I have to be to bet in Louisiana?

Sports betting has not yet been launched in Louisiana, but when it is you will need to be 21 or older to bet.

Is online sports betting available in Louisiana?

No. Online sports betting has not yet been legalized in Louisiana.

What can I do if I feel I have a betting addiction?

You can call the National Council of Problem Gambling helpline at 1-800-522-4700 or text 1-800-522-4700. You can also live chat at ncpgambling.org/chat.

Can I bet legally in other States?

Check out our State-by-State guide to betting in the United States of America by clicking on the link.

Where can I learn more about Louisiana betting laws?

Visit the official website for the Louisiana State Government for more information on Louisiana betting laws.