There's one hurdle down and several more to go for legal sports betting in Louisiana. Earlier this week, the state Senate Judiciary Committee voted 3-1 to allow sports betting in the state. The lone “no” vote came from Sen. Karen Carter Peterson D-New Orleans, who admitted earlier this year that she battles with gambling addiction.
Online sports bettors can compare bonuses from sportsbooks using the guide at Sportsbook Review. Bonuses are listed by category including free play and cash bonuses. The key difference is that free play bonuses do not return the stake amount, whereas cash functions more like deposited funds
The Iowa Legislature believes if the state builds sportsbooks, the bettors will come. The state House voted 67-31 to finalize legislation, sponsored by Rep. Bobby Kaufmann and Sen. Roby Smith, that allows legalized sports betting and wagering on fantasy sports sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel.
Talks between Senator Wilton Simpson (R-Trilby, FL) and the Seminole Tribe could bring sports betting to Florida possibly bypassing the need of a statewide referendum. Simpson, who is lined up to be the Senate president after the 2020 elections, is negotiating a revenue-sharing compact with the tribe.
Week one odds are available for the 2019-20 NFL season on SBR Odds. Unlike in recent years, the NFL opener does not involve the Super Bowl winner, instead a classic NFC North rivalry meeting between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears. The Packers opened up as four-point road dogs. | NFL Week One Odds