Publish Date: 01/31/2022
Fact checked by: Mike Goodpaster
Six sportsbooks went live in Louisiana on Friday morning and wasted no time in taking their first bets from customers. These operators are Barstool, BetRivers, DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, and BetMGM.
These are all big names in the US online sports betting industry, so here’s what you need to know if you want to start betting.
DraftKings Sportsbook Louisiana is the sportsbook is also the creator of the highly popular and famous Daily Fantasy. Some of the things that make DraftKings Sportsbook a top operator are its famous mobile app and desktop site (both work like a dream), amazing DraftKings Louisiana bonus offers for new customers, and great market depth and wagering options.
A special feature from DraftKings is the DK betting carousel, available to Louisiana residents. This unique feature can suggest bets that are customized to an individual player’s history and betting preferences.
BetMGM Sportsbook Louisiana is now live in the Bayou State and represents the MGM Resorts company, which is one of the largest casino operators in the world. BetMGM offers one of the most stylish and popular apps and a popular feature called “Edit My Bet.”
Additionally, the operator has a fantastic BetMGM LA welcome offer, highly competitive odds, a great betting market, and a loyalty program for those who like to earn rewards.
Barstool Sports is the sixth sportsbook app to launch in Louisiana as part of the Big Six. Barstool Sports represents Penn National Gaming, which already owns a brick-and-mortar casino in the state. Barstool offers a tidy app with plenty of betting options.
While the app is a bit more tricky in terms of navigation, it really has its own unique edge by featuring Barstool personalities and great LA promos and offers. Barstool is a sportsbook that strikes a great balance between great wagering opportunities and entertainment, which gives the operator a unique edge.
Caesars is a well-known brand among Louisiana residents as it already has quite a presence in the Bayou State with several casinos. Caesars Sportsbook Louisiana is also live and offers a clean-cut and fantastic sportsbook experience for those looking for easy navigation, great options, and a fantastic rewards program.
Caesars has its own look and flair, but still offers everything you’d want from a solid sportsbook.
BetRivers is the sportsbook brand of Rush Street Interactive, which is a casino company that is well-established throughout the US. BetRivers sportsbook also made a debut appearance in Louisiana very recently and was one of the first apps to go live in the Bayou State.
BetRivers offers a great sportsbook-oriented loyalty program with its iRush Rewards, which awards players by providing them access to increasing benefits, perks, and even prizes for their regular support.
FanDuel offers many similar options as DraftKings’ and is thus considered by many to be DraftKings’biggest rival. Now that the app is live, FanDuel Sportsbook Louisiana offers one of the most popular apps due to its user-friendly interface and functionality.
FanDuel famously offers same-game parlays and other great Louisiana betting options and has an impressive market depth. You also can’t go wrong with a FanDuel bonus deal or promotion for existing customers.