Paragon Casino Resort Launches Sports Betting


LAS VEGAS, NV – Paragon Casino Resort has entered into a partnership with Betfred Sports, represented by SCCG Management, bringing sports betting to the gaming destination in Central Louisiana. Betting is now live to the public in the Las Vegas-style sportsbook at The Draft Room at Paragon Casino Resort.

“Our partnership with Betfred Sports marks a new chapter for Paragon, which has always been a source of pride for Marksville and the people of Louisiana,” said Marshall Sampson, Sr., General Manager of Paragon Casino Resort. “With this new partnership, I hope visitors from across the region will have the chance to experience it for themselves. Together, we are offering a first-class sports betting platform and venue that will make Paragon Casino Resort the place to bet and watch games in Louisiana.”

The Draft Room is comprised of traditional theater seating, a custom video wall, betting counters and kiosks. The Draft Room’s restaurant and bar offers food, draught beers, numerous seating options, 112 TVs and three VIP fan caves for private gatherings.

“Louisiana is an exciting opportunity for Betfred Sports to continue its expansion in the U.S. after successful launches in Iowa, Colorado and Pennsylvania,” said Mark Stebbings, Betfred Group Chief Operating Officer. “We look forward to utilizing our 50 years of bookmaking experience with our fantastic partner, Paragon Casino Resort, to bring the best sports betting experience to bettors in the state.”

“Betfred Sports and Paragon have worked tirelessly to create this truly special sports betting venue, and we are tremendously excited to see it in action, serving Louisiana’s loyal sports betting fans,” said Stephen Crystal, SCCG Management Founder and CEO.

“As a native Louisianan and Chairman of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana, I am thrilled to help usher in sports betting to our state,” said Chairman Marshall Pierite of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe, which owns and operates Paragon Casino Resort. “This partnership with Betfred Sports promises continued success for Paragon as we continue our mission to provide a first-class gaming destination and vacation experience to our neighbors and guests coming to Central Louisiana.”

Louisiana is the home of almost 5 million people, two major league teams, and plenty of sports fans ready to get in on the action. The Draft Room offers full-service betting, so both locals and out-of-state travelers can wager on their favorite teams from across the country.