(The Heart Sq.) — Louisiana’s playing and sports activities betting continued a downward development in Might, which specialists imagine is tied to raging inflation.

Louisiana’s casinos and racinos (mixed race monitor and on line casino amenities) took $171.1 million in sports activities bets final month, with about $28.4 million in wagers on the retail facet and roughly $142.6 by means of cell betting. These figures translated into $2.4 million in taxes from the cell sports activities ebook and about $268,209 from retail.

Cell sports activities betting reached a excessive of $211 million in wagers in February, the primary full month

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“Do not it at all times appear to go, That you do not know what you have received ’til it is gone?

They paved paradise, Put up a car parking zone.”

These phrases are from a Joni Mitchell hit track again in 1970.

At 68 years of life, I’ve seen loads of issues. I keep in mind when La. 44 (Burnside Avenue) was gravel besides within the metropolis limits of Gonzales. I keep in mind when Hwy. 30 was constructed, and I’ve seen loads of issues come and go.

The a part of these lyrics above that basically hit dwelling

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MONROE, La. (AP) — 4 state-licensed casinos in Louisiana had been in a position to kick off sports activities betting at their areas Sunday, after successful approval for his or her licensing purposes from state playing regulators.

Louisiana Gaming Management Board Chairman Ronnie Johns instructed The Advertiser the licenses are for Harrah’s New Orleans, L’Auberge On line casino in Baton Rouge, Horseshoe On line casino in Bossier Metropolis and Boomtown On line casino in Harvey. Wagering may start Sunday, although L’Auberge and Boomtown deliberate to open their sportsbooks Monday.

Former New Orleans Saints quarterback Bobby Hebert positioned the primary guess

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ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. and GREENSBURG, La. and GRETNA, La., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Shaw Sports activities Turf had a busy summer time within the state of Louisiana. The faculties of West Feliciana Excessive College, St. Helena Faculty & Profession Academy, and Younger Viewers Constitution College began the 2021-2022 college 12 months with model new, state-of-the-art artificial turf fields. Regardless of business large supplies shortages, a very wet summer time, and Hurricane Ida, these turf fields have been put in and accomplished on time for season openers.

Shaw helped every college select the turf system that finest match

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MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — Legalized sports activities betting has began in Louisiana with the primary wagering parlor opened at a tribal on line casino, because the state readies for its largest playing enlargement in many years.

The Paragon On line casino Resort in Marksville partnered with Betfred Sports activities to open The Draft Room, a sports activities ebook that includes theater seating, a customized video wall, betting counters and kiosks, the Information-Star reported.

“Our sports activities bar that connects with The Draft Room has been open since April, and our friends have been calling each day to ask when the

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Travis Dufour treads by the woods on the lookout for indicators, overhead and underfoot.

He scans the bottom for nut husks, acorn caps, recent cuttings; the canopies, for the bend of a department, the rustle of leaves.

“Right here we go,” he says, pausing to select one thing up from the forest flooring. “It is a fairly good clue that squirrels had been right here.”

It’s a pinecone, chewed to the core.

“Individuals eat pine nuts, they’re fairly good,” he tells the procession of 15-or-so folks trailing him by the forest. “And squirrels like them simply the identical.”

Identical for

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