Texas Sports Betting

Two Texas Women Arrested for Gambling Promotion

Two Arrested for Illegal Operation of Slots-Like Eight-Liner Machines

Two women were arrested and charged with gambling promotion in Port Arthur, Texas, in November. In both cases, the women had overseen the illegal operation of so-called eight-liner machines. The arrests came following undercover operations by the Port Arthur Narcotics and Gun Unit. The operations are among the latest efforts by Texas officials to stop […]
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Texans travel to Louisiana to place bets

Road Trip! Two Louisiana Casinos Open Sportsbooks Near Texas Border

When two casinos in Lake Charles, Louisiana finally opened their retail sportsbooks, southeast Texas residents benefitted with access to new sports betting options a short drive over the state line. Following final inspections from Louisiana regulators, both the L’Auberge Casino Resort and Golden Nugget Lake Charles Hotel and Casino opened their sportsbooks on Nov. 10. Situated […]
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East Texans can take a short drive to Shreveport LA for sports betting

New Louisiana Sports Betting a Short Drive for East Texas Bettors

Those living in East Texas can now travel the short distance to the Shreveport area, where Louisiana features legal sportsbooks. Although legal sports betting in Texas won’t be available for some time, Texas’ neighbor began accepting sports betting at the end of October. Louisiana offers legal retail sports betting at a couple of locations already, including […]
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