Gaming group PointsBet Holdings has announced that it has gone live in the state of Louisiana after it obtained a license from the Louisiana Gaming Control Board.
PointsBet has partnered with Penn National Gaming to launch the app, which will allow the company to offer sportsbetting services throughout the state. The company is already live in 11 other states, having launched in Pennsylvania, Colorado, New Jersey, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, West Virginia, Illinois, Virginia, and New York.
Punters can use the PointsBet app to wager on NFL, NCAA, NHL, MLB, NBA, and other sports from around the globe.
Regarding the launch, PointsBet CEO Johnny Aitken said, "The PointsBet team is excited to share that we are now officially live in the Pelican state and that Louisiana is our 12th state of online operations.
"The sports community of Louisiana, one that our very own brand ambassador Drew Brees is very familiar with, is unmatched with their devotion and passion for their local teams, the New Orleans Saints of the NFL, New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA and nationally recognised college football programs.
"We look forward to delivering Louisiana sports fans, from Bourbon Street to the Bayou, our fast, premium sports betting products. And, with the NFL and CFB season in full swing, the timing is perfect to showcase our live betting capabilities."