2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 27 - Louisiana Gaming Control
RS 27:302 - Definitions

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 27:302 (2018)

§302. Definitions

            For purposes of this Chapter:

            (1) "Board" means the Louisiana Gaming Control Board.

            (2) "Fantasy sports contest" means any fantasy or simulation sports game or contest played through the internet or mobile device with all of the following elements:

            (a) Participants create a simulation sports team based on the current membership of actual amateur or professional sports organizations.

            (b) All prizes and awards offered to winning participants are established and made known to the participants in advance of the game or contest, and the value of the prizes or awards is not determined by the number of participants or the amount of any fees paid by those participants.

            (c) All winning outcomes reflect the relative knowledge and skill of the participant and are predominantly determined by accumulated statistical results of the performance of the individuals, including athletes in the case of sporting events. 

            (d) No winning outcome is based on either of the following:

            (i) On the score, point-spread, or any performance or performances of any single real-world team or any combination of such teams.

            (ii) Solely on any single performance of an individual athlete in any single real-world sporting or other event.

            Acts 2018, No. 322, §1.

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