Mississippi has had casino gaming since 1992 and sports betting since August. Now, lawmakers have passed a bill authorizing a Mississippi state lottery.
With revenues of more than $40 billion and taxes paid in excess of $9 billion, 2017 was a record year for the commercial casino industry in the US.
Penn National Gaming will offer sports betting in five of its Mississippi casinos this month. That includes: Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast Boomtown Casino Biloxi Hollywood Casino Tunica 1st Jackpot Casino Tunica Resorts Casino Tunica According to Penn National’s announcement Aug. …
Horseshoe Tunica is the latest Mississippi casino to launch sports betting. In just two weeks, the MS casinos have launched five different sportsbooks.
On Aug. 3, William Hill announced that it has reached sports betting partnerships with 11 Mississippi casinos and a West Virginia property.
Mississippi jumped on the sports betting bandwagon this week, becoming the fourth state in the country to offer legal sports wagering on Aug. 1.
MGM Resorts announced that Beau Rivage in Biloxi and Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica would accept the first sports bets in Mississippi on Aug. 1.