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US – Rubico Acquisition Corporation takes over the reigns at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs

Rubico Acquisition Corporation is now the official new owner of Louisiana Downs with the transfer of ownership switching from Caesars Entertainment to Rubico at midnight on November 1. Rubico paid $22m for the casino, which includes a horseracing track. Kevin Preston, President of Rubico Acquisition Corporation, said: “A new era for Louisiana Downs begins today….

US – GeoComply receives temporary certificate in Louisiana for geolocation and KYC services

GeoComply has received its Temporary Certificate of Authority related to its Sports Wagering Service Provider License application in Louisiana. The certificate will enable sports betting operators in Louisiana to utilise GeoComply’s geolocation compliance technology as well as IDComply, an all-in-one KYC and AML solution. IDComply provides operators with a technical solution that taps into vendors…

US – Caesars Sportsbook begins accepting in-person sports bets in Louisiana

Two casinos with longstanding legacies in Louisiana are now accepting in-person wagers on sports. Part of Caesars Entertainment, Harrah’s New Orleans and Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel & Casino made history on Sunday, October 31, by accepting their first-ever in-person sports bets through the best-in-class Caesars Sportsbook. “Caesars is proud of our commitment to Louisiana and the entire Gulf Coast region,” said Dan Real, Regional President,…

US – Caesars launches app for Louisiana

Legalised sports betting is on its way to Louisiana with Caesars Entertainment announcing its Caesars Sportsbook app is officially available for download and sign-up by eligible sports fans in Louisiana. In celebration of its longstanding presence in Louisiana, and in advance of the launch of mobile sports betting in the state, Caesars is offering local sports fans an early chance…

US – Paragon Casino launches Betfred Sports in Central Louisiana

Paragon Casino Resort has partnered with Betfred Sports, bringing sports betting to the top rated gaming destination in Central Louisiana – with betting now open to the public. Betfred Sports, a sports betting operator currently available in select US states, is expanding to Louisiana with its latest location through the addition of a Las Vegas-style…

US – WynnBET secures market access in Louisiana

WynnBET has obtained market access in Louisiana. Louisiana represents the 17th jurisdiction in a rapidly growing footprint of states in which WynnBET has secured varying degrees of market access. WynnBET is currently available in Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Tennessee and Virginia. In addition, WynnBET currently has varying degrees of market access to 17…

US – Churchill Downs’ Louisiana properties remain closed due to Hurricane Ida

Churchill Downs Incorporated has confirmed that the company’s operations in Louisiana were closed due to Hurricane Ida and remain closed at this time. CDI’s Louisiana operations include the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots property and 15 Off-Track Betting facilities (OTBs). The company said: “CDI continues to evaluate the damage to these properties and is…

US – Louisiana Gaming Control Board approves Camellia Bay casino project

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board (LGCB) has given its blessing for Peninsula Pacific Entertainment (P2E) to relocate its Diamond Jacks casino in Bossier City to Slidell as part of a $325m development including a casino, resort, and marina dubbed Camellia Bay. St. Tammany Parish voters will ultimately decide the casino’s fate though with a referendum…

US – DraftKings gets Daily Fantasy Sports license from Lousiana Gaming Control Board

DraftKings has received a DFS license from the Louisiana Gaming Control Board and its daily fantasy sports product will soon be live in approved parishes in Louisiana. With this launch, Louisiana will officially become the 44th state in the United States to offer DraftKings daily fantasy sports, which today spans dozens of sports from NFL,…