Debut of sports betting in Louisiana is on pause

Resignation of Gaming Control Board chairman impacts state’s plans
Published: Jun. 30, 2021 at 5:54 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 30, 2021 at 5:56 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Louisiana leaders are putting efforts to implement sports betting on pause.

The goal is for fans to be able to bet on their favorite teams by fall.

But with resignation of Gaming Control Board Chairman Mike Noel, a new chief will have to be appointed by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

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