Sports betting kicks off in Louisiana at Marksville casino
Sports betting begins in Louisiana Oct. 6.
At 3 p.m., New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame wide receiver Joe Horn will place the first ceremonial bet at Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville.
Betfred Sports, a sports betting operator currently available in select states, has expanded to Louisiana.
“Our partnership with Betfred Sports marks a new chapter for Paragon – which has always been a source of pride for Marksville and the people of Louisiana,” General Manager of Paragon Casino Resort, Marshall Sampson Sr., said. “With this new partnership, I hope visitors from across the region will have the chance to experience it for themselves. Together, we are offering a first-class sports betting platform and venue that will make Paragon Casino Resort the place to bet and watch games in Louisiana.”
Paragon Casino Resort offers a 64,000-square-foot gaming floor, 1,000 Las Vegas-style slot machines, and 500 hotel rooms.