Louisiana sports betting is LIVE! Can't-miss promos, bonuses and special offers

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Andrew Wilsher

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Editor of Pickswise. Born and raised in jolly old London, England, with an undying love for the NFL, NBA, soccer, and horse racing. A big-time sports bettor who loves futures markets and backing underdogs. Long-suffering New York Jets fan.

The news Louisiana residents have been waiting for since 2018 has finally arrived, and online sports betting is officially up and running in the state. To celebrate, multiple sportsbooks, including FanDuel, are offering some awesome sign-up promos and bonuses.

Operators are often times overly generous with their early offers when a state goes live, aiming to get out in front of the competition and acquire as many new users as possible. So here at Pickswise, we’ve gathered all of the best promotions for Louisiana in one spot – to help make those first payouts even bigger!

FanDuel – Bet $1, Win $125 if a point is scored by either team in ANY game!

To celebrate the launch of online sports betting in Louisiana, FanDuel have introduced this INCREDIBLE offer. After signing up using the promo code below, you simply have to bet $1 on any sports game of your choice — it could be NFL, NBA, NHL, college basketball — and if a point is scored by either team in that matchup, you will won $125 in free bets! It’s a no-brainer, right?

DraftKings – Bet $5, Win $280 on any NFL team to win their Championship game

This offer from DraftKings is as straightforward as it gets. Simply sign up using the link below, place a $5 money line bet on ANY NFL team to win their Championship game this Sunday, and you will earn a free $280 in site credits from DraftKings if they’re victorious.

Caesars Sportsbook – Up to $1,500 Match When You Deposit $50+

This is a very appealing sign-up offer from Caesars, who every Louisiana resident will know sponsors the Superdome, home of the New Orleans Saints. Caesars will match up to $1,500 as a free bet if you deposit $50 or more. That means that if your first deposit is $1,500 you receive another $1,500 as a free bet, while if your first deposit is $100 you get another $100 as a free wager.

BetMGM – Bet $10 on an NFL team to win this weekend, Win $200 if EITHER team scores a touchdown

This offer from BetMGM can work as a great bonus for when you’re watching the NFL championship games this Sunday. Simply place a $10 bet on any team to win their game on the money line — Bengals, Chiefs, 49ers or Rams — and if either team in that matchup scores a touchdown, you will win $200 in free bets! And hey, if your $10 wager on the team you bet on also happens to win, you get your winnings for that bet too!

FanDuel – Risk-free bet, up to $1,000

FanDuel has multiple promos running in Louisiana, and in addition to the Bet $1, Win $125 offer outlined above, you could instead opt for a risk-free bet up to $1,000. Even if your first wager loses, you’ll be refunded the full amount in free bets, up to $1,000.

DraftKings – $1,000 Deposit Bonus

Register for a new DraftKings Sportsbook account, and they will match 20% of your deposit up to $1,000 total. Just click the banner below to sign up.

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FanDuel Sportsbook

$150

Bet $5, Win $150 on either NYY or CWS to win the Sunday Night Baseball matchup (30-1 Odds)!

Sign up for a new account with FanDuel Sportsbook and make your first deposit

Place a $5 bet on the Yankees or White Sox to win the Sunday Night Baseball matchup

If your teams, get 30-1 odds and win $150!

Must be 21 years or over to participate. Reward paid in site credit. Offer valid for new players only. Full terms available at FanDuel Sportsbook.

PointsBet

$500

Get 5x $100 Risk-Free Bets!

Sign up for a new PointsBet account

Make a bet of up to $100 and receive a refund if you lose

Get this offer once a day for the first 5 days you sign up

Must be 21+. Full terms are available at PointsBet.

DraftKings

$200

Bet $5 on Any MLB Game, Get $200 if Your Team Wins!

Sign up for a new account with DraftKings Sportsbook and make your first deposit

Bet $5 on any MLB team to win their next game

Win $200 in free bets + any cash winnings from your original wager

Offer valid for new players only. Must be 21 years or older to play. Reward paid in site credit. Full terms available at DraftKings Sportsbook.

BetMGM

$200

Win $200 If ANY NBA Team Makes a 3-Pointer!

Sign up for a new account with BetMGM, and make a deposit of $10+.

Place a $10 moneyline bet on any upcoming NBA game.

Win $200 if either team in your selected game makes a 3-pointer

21+ and new players only. Full terms available at BetMGM Sportsbook.

DraftKings

$150

Bet $5 on any NBA team, Get $150 in Free Bets if they win!

Sign up for a new account with DraftKings Sportsbook and make your first deposit

Bet $5 on any team to win an NBA playoff game

Win $150 in free bets if your team wins

Offer valid for new players only. Must be 21 years or older to play. Reward paid in site credit. Full terms available at DraftKings Sportsbook.

BetMGM

$200

Win $200 If A Goal Is Scored In ANY NHL Game!

Sign up for a new account with BetMGM, and make a deposit of $10+.

Place a $10 moneyline bet on any upcoming NHL game.

Win $200 if either team in your selected game scores a goal

21+ and new players only. Full terms available at BetMGM Sportsbook.

PointsBet

$2,000

Get $2,000 in Risk-Free Bets!

Register for a new PointsBet account & deposit

Receive a free bet refund up to $500 if your first fixed odds bet loses

& a free bet refund up to $1,500 if your first two PointsBetting Wager loses

Must be 21+. Full terms are available at PointsBet.

Caesars Sportsbook

$1,100

Get up to $1,100 in First Bet Insurance!

Sign up for a new Caesars Sportsbook account

Make your first deposit of $50+

If your first bet is not a winner, get it all back as a free bet (up to $1,100) if you lose!

21+. Terms and conditions apply.

BetRivers

$250

Get a $250 Deposit Bonus!

Sign up for a new BetRivers account using promo code PICKSWISE

Make a deposit & get it doubled up to $250 total

To get a $100 bonus, deposit $100

Must be 21+. Play in IA Only. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-BETS OFF

Unibet

$500

Get a $500 Risk-Free Bet!

Register for a new Unibet account & make a deposit

Place your first bet up to $500 risk-free!

Get refunded up if you lose up to $500

New players only. Terms & conditions apply. 21+. VA only.

BetMGM

$1,000

Get a $1,000 Risk Free Bet!

Register for a new BetMGM & deposit

Place your first bet up to $1,000 risk-free!

Get refunded up if you lose up to $1,000

21+. Terms & conditions apply.

FanDuel Sportsbook

$1,000

Get a $1,000 Risk Free Bet!

Register for a new FanDuel Sportsbook account & deposit

Place your first bet up to $1,000 risk-free!

Get refunded up if you lose up to $1,000

21+. Terms & conditions apply.

DraftKings

$1,000

Get a $1,000 Deposit Bonus!

Register for a new DraftKings Sportsbook account & deposit

DraftKings will match 20% of your deposit up to $1,000 total

To get a $100 bonus, deposit $500

21+. Terms & conditions apply.

Monkey Knife Fight

$100

Claim 100% Instant Deposit Match up to $100!

Register for a Monkey Knife Fight account & deposit using promo code PICKSWISE100

Monkey Knife Fight will match your first deposit up to $100

Deposit $100 and you'll get $100 bonus + a free $5 game

18+. Terms and conditions apply. You must live in one of the states where real money DFS is legal.

Yahoo DFS

$25

Get $25 in Site Credit With Yahoo DFS When You Deposit $5!

Register for a new account with Yahoo DFS and deposit $5+

Enter a $5 DFS contest

Upon entry, you will receive a bonus $25 in credit into your account!

21+ and new players only. Full terms available from Yahoo DFS.

TVG

$300

Get a $300 Risk-Free Bet with TVG Racebook!

Register for a new TVG account and make a deposit

Place your first single horse win-type bet up to $300

If your horse doesn't win you'll get a refund up to $300

21+. T&C's apply. Please gamble responsibly.

TwinSpires

$200

Get a $200 Sign-Up Bonus with Twinspires Racebook!

Open your TwinSpires.com account using offer code BET200

$200 bonus cash will be credited in increments of $100 for every $400 wagered

To earn the full $200 bonus players must wager $800 within 30 days

21+. Terms and conditions apply.