The wait is nearly over, Bourbon Street and surrounding areas. Online sports betting is set to arrive in Louisiana on Friday, Janauary 28.
Joining Tennessee and Virginia, Louisiana will become the third state in the Southeast to set up legal online sports betting and is projected to see around $30 million in annual revenue from the venture, according to the Monroe News-Star.
The timing of the Louisiana launch could not be more perfect, as there will be a plethora of betting options available in the coming months. The Australian Open, the Winter Olympics, March Madness, and more will happen within the next two months.
More importantly, though, it’s perfect timing to bet on Super Bowl 56.
Here are the details we know so far on how to place sports bets in Louisiana.
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How Can I Bet In Louisiana Online?
Louisianans were confined to retail sportsbooks that initially went live in October 2021, the move to online sports betting will be a game-changer for Louisiana’s 4.5 million residents who can now bet from the comfort of their home or on the go.
Four major sportsbook operators have confirmed that they will have live online Louisiana sports betting Friday:
Betfred and BetRivers (Rush Street Interactive) are other possibilities to launch in Louisiana immediately.
Sign Up to Bet in Louisiana
While there is no exact launch date, online sports betting could launch at anytime between now and the Super Bowl. Bettors that sign up early can start cashing in on exclusive pre-launch offers from these approved operators today.
If you’re eager to get in on the action in Louisiana, consider Caesars Sportsbook.
Caesars is one of our favorite sportsbooks and is offering Louisianans the chance to get a $300 free bet as well as a $3,000 first-deposit match when they officially go live if you sign up before the start of online sports betting and use our promo code .
- Click here for more info about the Caesars Sportsbook Louisiana Prelaunch Bonus
Looking for additional offers? We’ve got you covered.
BetMGM Sportsbook is the self-proclaimed “King of Sportsbooks" and has some of the best promotions in the industry. The best part is, this one doesn’t even require a deposit.
For Louisianans that register before online sports betting goes live, BetMGM is giving away four $50 free bets for a grand total of $200 when you use our promo code .
- Check out our full BetMGM Sportsbook Louisiana Prelaunch Offer
And that’s not all! FanDuel and DraftKings have prelaunch promotions on offer as well.
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Super Bowl 56 Betting
Sadly for Louisiana sports bettors, the hometown New Orleans Saints fell a game short of reaching the 2022 NFL Playoffs.
However, there will still be plenty of Super Bowl betting opportunities with the Cincinnati Bengals, who boast former LSU standouts Joe Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase on the doorstep of the Super Bowl.
Of course, the Kansas City Chiefs stand in the Bengals’ way of the AFC Championship — but many places are offering at least a touchdown’s worth of points to take in ATS Louisiana betting.
More Louisiana Teams To Bet
Fans will also now get the opportunity to wager on their favorite teams immediately from their cell phone, whether they’re watching from home or the stands.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
You’ll also get the chance to take advantage of all the basketball-related promotions that sportsbooks currently have on offer, including the Caesars Sportsbook free jersey promotion.
LSU Tigers Betting
LSU fans will soon be able to back their team as the college basketball regular season enters conference play. The Tigers are ranked inside the AP Top 25 and could be in for a deep NCAA Tournament run.