Has Louisiana already missed the boat on sports betting? By Dan Jovic, ArkLaTex October 26, 2018 at 3:15 pm Biloxi, MS – Capitalizing on opportunities, it’s how games are won in sports. A multi-billion dollar opportunity in sports gaming is presenting itself nationwide. So far only one southern state is capitalizing. “It’s been so well received here and it’s so long overdue,” said Will Hall, the Race and Sports Book Manager at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Mississippi. It’s another busy Saturday for the Sports Book. Hall says it’s been that way since the college football season got underway.