sports betting

Sports betting underway at 8 Louisiana casinos; more planned

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Eight Louisiana casinos have started accepting bets on live-action sporting events, and seven more applications for sports wagering licenses from casinos are pending, according to the head of the state’s gambling regulatory board. The Advocate reports that…

Sports betting on the Kentucky Derby

After the 2020 Kentucky Derby was moved to Labor Day Weekend last year due to COVID, the derby is back to the first Saturday of May. The ‘Run for the Roses’ is one of the most popular betting events…

Local sports books preparing for March Madness

This week, March Madness begins and Coast casinos are prepared for all your sports betting needs. This time last year, sports books and casinos were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, one year later, Gulf Coast…

Betting on the Kentucky Derby at the Palace Casino

Business is picking up at the Palace Casino in Biloxi for Derby Day tomorrow. Bettors are placing their bets on the big race Saturday at the Contact Sports and Race Book. The Run for the Roses tends to bring new…

Louisiana Senate backs proposal to legalize sports betting

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters could determine on a parish-by-parish basis whether to legalize sports betting, under a bill that has won support from the state Senate. Senators voted 29-8 Wednesday for the proposal by Republican Sen. Cameron…

Local sportsbooks packed for Super Bowl

Sunday was a big night for football and our local casinos. The Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook says last night was one of their busiest nights of the year as crowds came in to see and bet on the matchup between the…

Beau Rivage Super Bowl Preps

As we inch closer to Super Bowl Sunday, the Beau Rivage is gearing up for an exciting day celebrating the big game. On Sunday, fans have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of specials at the Tap Book, Bar, and…

Super Bowl prop bets at the Scarlet Pearl

Are you ready for the 49ers to take on the Chiefs in the Super Bowl? Those at the Draft Kings Sportsbook at the Scarlet Pearl Casino are ready for you to place your bets! As soon as it was determined…

Super Bowl proposition betting

It’s a unique type of betting that’s ramped up for the NFL playoffs and now it’s available for the Super Bowl. The Draft Kings at Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook is now accepting proposition bets for Super Bowl 54 between the Kansas…

Big payout for LSU bet at Beau Rivage

The LSU Tigers weren’t the only ones who walked away from last night’s game a big winner. One gambler at the Beau Rivage got a huge payout in excess of $300,000. This particular bet took the spread. Tap Sportsbook Manager…

Big night for Coast sportsbooks

Across the Coast it’s not hard to spot people rocking some sort of Tigers gear today whether it’s Clemson or LSU. Right now, the local casinos are gearing up for what officials are calling one of their biggest nights of…

National Championship wagering at the Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook

We’re just under 72 hours away from the College Football National Championship Game between LSU and Clemson. The Sportsbook at the Scarlet Pearl Casino is expecting large crowds all weekend leading up to the big game and lots of wagering.…

Playoff picture at the Sportsbooks

It’s playoff time and the Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook in D’Iberville is expecting a huge turnout this postseason. Despite earning the number three seed in the NFC, the Saints are still considered to be one of the favorites to represent the…