Gaming Enforcement Division


The Gaming Enforcement Division is committed to the strict regulation and control of statutorily authorized gaming entities in conjunction with the Louisiana Gaming Control Board (LGCB). The regulation of gaming and the enforcement of criminal gambling laws promote the public's health, safety, and welfare by safeguarding the people of this state against corrupt and dishonest practices. The program also provides professional services in an effective, innovative, and fair manner that instills public confidence while fulfilling duties that ensure accurate revenue collection and reporting from licensees, protect the state's assets, and ensure the integrity of all gaming devices and systems by enforcing compliance with all state laws, regulations, and licensee's internal controls related to legally authorized gaming in Louisiana.

Administrative Support & Indian Gaming Section

The Corporate Investigations Unit conducts licensing investigations to determine the suitability of all corporate casino and gaming supplier applicants.

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Operations Section 

The Operations Section oversees and regulates licensed casinos and gaming establishments located throughout Louisiana. The Section is responsible for the processing and investigation of applicants for licensure or permitting in the local Casino Gaming, and Video Poker industries. The Section investigates and enforces all laws, rules, and regulations, concentrating on the provisions in the Gaming Statutes found in L.R.S. Title 27.

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Gaming Enforcement Division Technical Support

The Division's Audit and Casino Technical Section performs its responsibilities through four separate units: Compliance Audit, Corporate Securities, Operations, and Casino Technical.

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Gaming FAQs

Have questions regarding gaming in Louisiana?

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Laws & Regulations

Learn more about Louisiana Revised Statutes and Louisiana Administrative Code for gambling. 

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Problem Gambling

Learn more about the resources available and request for self-exclusion. 

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Gaming Enforcement Disclaimer

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