The closest place to bet on sports in Louisiana is from your computer or mobile device as there are no sportsbooks in the state. These sites offer the convenience and service of betting that you would find in states that do have legal sportsbooks. When the laws and regulations are set forth in the state, the cities with casinos and racetrack will likely be the first places to offer sports betting. Generally, the towns that are tourist attractions are the most popular locations for the gambling industry.
Potential Cities With Louisiana Sportsbooks:
- New Orleans
- Baton Rouge
- Lake Charles
However, if being in the heart of the action is for you and you want to experience the sportsbook experience, there are options that are within a short drive or flight. Neighboring state Mississippi was one of the first sports betting states and they offer many locations to engage in the hobby. Depending on where you are in Louisiana, you can find a sportsbook along the Mississippi River or Gulf Coast.
Nearby Cities With Sportsbooks:
- Biloxi, MS
- Bay St. Louis, MS
- Gulfport, MS
- Natchez, MS
- Vicksburg, MS