BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Friday marks the grand opening of the first permanent sportsbooks in a Baton Rouge casino.

Casino officials said Barstool Sportsbook at L’Auberge Baton Rouge opened Friday afternoon, which was celebrated with a ribbon cutting at 3:30 p.m.

225 Magazine reported that the casino spent $6.7 million on renovations which took six months ahead of opening Barstool Sportsbook. L’Auberge Baton Rouge recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary and newest upgrades.

The Baton Rouge casino opened its first sports betting facility on November 1, 2021. L’Auberge’s vice president and general manager said they were looking forward to being the go-to place for sports betting in the region.

Mobile sports betting in Louisiana went live in January ahead of the NFL Championship.

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