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The Best Louisiana Sports Betting Promos & Codes for Opening Weekend

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Just in time for the Super Bowl, which could feature LSU’s own Joe Burrow if he’s able to take down Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs this weekend, legal online sports betting is finally here in Louisiana!

A handful of sportsbooks went live early this Friday morning, including some huge names in the industry like Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings, BetMGM, BetRivers, and Barstool Sportsbook. More are definitely likely to follow in the coming months, especially in the lead up to next football season.

These sportsbooks are fighting to get your business for the opening weekend of betting in the Pelican State. To make things as easy as possible, we’ve compiled the best promos, welcome offers, and bonuses you can take advantage of for opening weekend and the NFL playoffs. We’ll also keep this post updated as more pop up. Just click the links below and take advantage of the free money today.

Best Louisiana Sportsbooks, Apps, and Promo Codes

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Caesars | DraftKings | BetMGM | FanDuel

Caesars Louisiana Sportsbook

Caesars is a giant in the gambling world, and if you’ve ever been to Las Vegas out west then you’ve likely run into their huge casino right on the strip. Oh yeah, and as of this year, the home of the New Orleans Saints is now called the Caesars Superdome. You should definitely being hearing their name quite a bit from now on.

If you’re looking for a bunch of cash and bonuses to use for NFL this weekend — perhaps a bet on Burrow and the Bengals — Caesars has you covered with a huge offer for new users. Here’s how it works: Click the link above, sign up, and make a deposit. Whatever the amount of your first deposit (as long as it’s $50 or more), they’ll match you in a free bet. It’s that simple!

DraftKings Louisiana Sportsbook

DraftKings is one of the biggest names in the gambling world, and they’ve been around for over a decade, originally as an operator of daily fantasy sports, which is also brand new in Louisiana this year. They operate one of the sleekest and best sports betting apps in the business, and you won’t be disappointed in signing up and betting this weekend.

We have an exclusive offer for Action users with DraftKings this weekend, and it’s around home town favorite Joe Burrow: Bet $10 on the Bengals as your first bet, and you’ll get $200 if Burrow completes a pass. Yes: all he has to do is complete a single pass and you’ll get $200 no questions asked. I think the former LSU star should be able to manage that.

BetMGM Louisiana Sportsbook

Everyone knows of the MGM brand, and they’ve been in the gambling world for years and years, most notably with their casino on the strip in Las Vegas. They’ve moved beyond the Nevada borders into 10-plus states with online sports betting, and as of this morning they’re also live in Louisiana. With some of the best odds and promos in the game, they’re a no-brainer add.

Speaking of great promos, this one is as good as it gets from a sportsbook: Just sign up and bet $10 on the Bengals moneyline, and you’ll get $220 if Joe Burrow throws for 22 or more yards. After watching Josh Allen carve through the defense last week, something tells me Burrow can manage 22-plus yards, and that means this is a complete no-brainer $220 in your pocket.

FanDuel Louisiana Sportsbook

FanDuel, like DraftKings, was originally launched as a daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator over a decade ago. Once PASPA was overturned in 2018, however, they decided to get into the sports betting and online casino game. They’re now in pretty much every state that allows online sports betting, the latest of which is the Pelican State as of this morning.

Their offer isn’t a no-brainer like the other two offers above, but you can still find some really nice value. Whether you want to bet for or against Joe Burrow, or perhaps throw done $5 on the 49ers or Rams, this offer gives incredible 30/1 odds on any team you wan to bet on this weekend. Quite the deal!

Upcoming Louisiana Sportsbooks

BetRivers is also live in Louisiana, and you can find all of their offers for new users here. Barstool Sportsbook launched as well this morning, and as of now we know that Betfred should launch in the Pelican State in the next few months. With such a great base of sports fanatics, there’s no doubt that many more will be itching to get into the market over the next year.

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