Parishes set to vote on legalizing fantasy sports through third-party websites
Posted on 10/23/2018 2:55:00 AM.

Voters in all 64 Parishes will have a chance to vote on whether or not folks in their neck of the woods will be allowed to play fantasy sports for money. Currently, Louisianans are barred from websites like DraftKings and FanDuel, which Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana President Robert Travis Scott says are currently classified as gambling.

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Online fantasy sports legalization may come with a price tag
Posted on 8/8/2018 12:37:00 PM.

Online Fantasy Sports legalization will be on the November 6th ballot, giving voters a chance to legalize the use of online services like Draft Kings and FanDuel in their parish.

Louisiana Gaming Control Board Chairman Ronnie Jones says it’s likely a few parishes won’t legalize it, which means they’ll have to set up geofences.
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House Committee approves law to let voters decide if fantasy football players can collect winnings
Posted on 4/11/2018 12:25:00 PM.
The House Criminal Justice Committee approved legislation to allow fantasy sports players in Louisiana to collect money if they win contests hosted by businesses like Fan Duel and Draft Kings. Gretna Representative Joseph Marino says each parish will decide if they want to authorize fantasy sports gambling.
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Frustrated fans asking why online cash fantasy companies can't operate in Louisiana
Posted on 9/25/2015 4:58:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
With the rising popularity of online fantasy football, many fans in Louisiana want to know why they can't participate for cash. The Sportsman's Paradise is one of 5 states which makes it a crime to conduct an online sports fantasy business, where money is wagered in order to win a cash prize.
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Proposed bill would remove fantasy games from gambling laws
Posted on 4/9/2015 4:40:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
There is a bill filed for the upcoming legislative session that would essentially make playing fantasy football online for money legal. Right now in Louisiana, "play-for-cash" computer fantasy football would violate state gambling laws.
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