| Mississippi rings up $1 million in revenue from sports betting Sun Herald|
People have wagered $116 million on sporting events at Mississippi casinos, resulting in $1.03 million in tax revenue for the state since the U.S. Supreme Court ...
Tunica casino: With Roadhouse gaming ending, what's next for struggling flagship industry? The Commercial Appeal
The decline of Tunica's gambling industry manifested itself Tuesday with Tunica Roadhouse Casino announcing its gaming operations will end in January.
State Sets Lottery for 41 Nonpublic School Scholarships | Mississippi News U.S. News & World Report
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Education is holding a lottery next week for parents who would like to claim state money to send children ...
Looking for legislative lottery action? Don't hold your breath. Montgomery Advertiser
Senate leader doesn't plan to make legislation a priority in coming session.
List: Who's running for governor, AG and other open seats in Mississippi Jackson Clarion Ledger
So far at least 10 are considering or confirmed for a run at Mississippi governor in 2019.
Trump, at Mississippi rallies ahead of pivotal Senate special election, touts border security and NASA Fox News
With just hours to go before a pivotal special election in Mississippi that will determine the strength of the GOP's Senate majority next year, President Trump on ...
Dear Santa: What I want for Mississippi this year Jackson Clarion Ledger
I looked around and noticed I was the only adult in line without a child. Some of the parents looked at me suspiciously; I can't say I blame them. Yet I was there ...
Special Needs ESA Mid-Year Lottery Announced Empower Mississippi
The Mississippi Department of Education announced today that a mid-year lottery for the Special Needs Education Scholarship Account (ESA) will be held on ...
Rep. Robert Foster, in calls to top Republicans, signals 2019 governor run Mississippi Today
Rep. Robert Foster, a freshman Republican House member from Hernando, told several high-ranking Republican officials and potential donors on Friday that he ...
Want to bet on USC-Clemson game? Here are chances that legal betting will come to SC Anderson Independent Mail
In\u00a0South Carolina, legalized sports betting\u00a0is\u00a0a long shot at best, even though the federal courts checked the issue to the states in May.
Deb Goldberg’s all in for online lottery Boston Herald
State Treasurer Deb Goldberg is in a high-stakes horserace to expand the state's profitable lottery online as Beacon Hill lawmakers appear ready to legalize yet ...
This tiny buck is a trophy of a lifetime Jackson Clarion Ledger
When Lesley Cannada of Hinds County pulled the trigger on a buck while hunting with her husband on November 20, she had no idea how tiny he was.
The Malones: How Can We Choose? Empower Mississippi
December 11, 2018 by Joanna Holbert. There are no words to describe how difficult it is to have to choose. I wish I could articulate it, but at this point we have to ...
Monster 217-inch buck goes down in Mississippi Louisiana Sportsman
Heath Hodges recently won something akin to a big buck lottery when on the afternoon of Dec. 3, a huge 20-point brute chose his trail to walk down.
Massachusetts Treasurer Makes Fresh Push for Online Lottery Casino News Daily
Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg submits new bill calling for online expansion of lottery as sports betting gains momentum in the state Legislature.
Governor appoints board of directors for Mississippi Lottery WLOX
Governor Phil Bryant appoints five members to Mississippi Lottery Corporation Board of Directors.
MDE holding lottery for special needs scholarship program WLOX
The Mississippi Department of Education is holding a lottery next week for parents of students with disabilities who would like to claim state money to remove ...
Sports Betting at Twin River Casino in Rhode Island Coming Next Week, Officials Say Casino.Org News
The wait to implement legal sports betting in Rhode Island is almost over. The Twin River Casino in Lincoln, RI is expected to open its sportsbook sometime next ...
Mississippi Is Finally Getting A State Lottery After Decades Of Debate PlayUSA
Mississippi has had casino gaming since 1992 and sports betting since August. Now, lawmakers have passed a bill authorizing a Mississippi state lottery.
Mississippi’s new lottery will help save the state budget Jackson Clarion Ledger
In late October, Governor Phil Bryant announced the first board of directors for the Mississippi Lottery Corporation, the administrators of the state's forthcoming ...
Home Base: Mississippi Republicans lean on natural selection when it comes to educating its children The Commercial Dispatch
My three daughters are all in bed by 8:30 every night. At least four nights a week, that's when my wife breaks out the laptop and various paper-stuffed folders.
The 2018 Holiday Open House is Friday, November 23 on the Oxford, Mississippi Square The Local Voice
Stick around for the annual Lighting of the Oxford Christmas Tree at 6 pm followed by a raffle drawing for $500 worth of Square Dollars gift certificates! The Local ...
Mississippi is one step closer to state lottery as Gov. Bryant appoints 5-person board Jackson Clarion Ledger
Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed four men and one woman to construct and oversee Mississippi's fledgling state lottery, a corporation that could be up and ...
Lottery is losing some of its luster, especially among millennials The Sun Herald
Louisiana has had a lottery for years. Mississippi has just agreed to have one because it could use the money. Trouble is, lotteries aren't the money-makers they ...
Mississippi lottery still at least a year away WLBT
Moran authored the bill passed by the legislature in a special session in August that establishes a state lottery, but he says it will be a while before ...
The Farnhams: Our Daughter Deserves an Education Too Empower Mississippi
November 27, 2018 by Joanna Holbert. Jamie and Matthew Farnham of Ocean Springs are determined to do what is right for their youngest daughter, Cambry.
Lottery, sports betting a sure boost for Mississippi budget? Don't bet on it Jackson Clarion Ledger
Will Mississippi take a chance on a lottery? It's a big question lawmakers could answer if Republican Gov. Phil Bryant calls them into special session in the next ...
New leader for influential lobbying group that helped block gas tax hike Mississippi Today
Trey Dellinger, a Jackson-based attorney, has been named the new director of the Mississippi chapter of Americans for Prosperity.
Lottery bill passes Mississippi Senate but falters in House WTVA
Mississippi legislators split late Monday on whether to create a state lottery, leaving uncertainty about what will happen.
Mississippi Lottery Bill Advances, but More Work Remains U.S. News & World Report
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Gov. Phil Bryant says that if Mississippi creates a state lottery, the public should have access to information about the group that ...
Mississippi reaps $660,000 from sports betting; overall revenue up in September Mississippi Today
Customers bet $5.5 million on sporting events in first full month of legalized sports gambling.
Mississippi lays claim as the nation's capital of gambling The Daily Memphian
Gambling 2.0, in the form of legal sports betting, and soon Gambling 3.0 – a state lottery – have come to Mississippi, which means they've come to neighboring ...
South Mississippi Museum Dresses Up for Winter Wondohrland Gala WXXV News 25
An elegant evening of wintry wonder will descend upon South Mississippi at the IP Casino Resort Spa on Thurs., Nov. 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. for this year's annual ...
State revenue from sports betting $54000 in first month Mississippi Today
The Mississippi general fund garnered $54,000 in revenue from sports betting in August – the first month that people were allowed to wager on sporting events ...
With Mississippi in the lottery game, the pressure is now on Alabama: reports NOLA.com
Lottery advertising in California. The Mississippi Legislature has passed a bill to create a state lottery and Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to sign it soon.
Why Alabama is far behind Mississippi on sports gambling AL.com
Mississippi will become the first Southern state in the U.S. to begin offering sports betting on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. In this July 14, 2018, photo shows people ...
UPDATE: Sports betting legalized in Mississippi casinos WTVA
Update 06/21/18 2:30 p.m. - WLBT-TV in Jackson reports the Mississippi Gaming Commission voted to approve sports betting regulations. This will go into effect ...
Will Mississippi have sports wagering in casinos by football season? Don't bet against it Jackson Clarion Ledger
Mississippi is, to borrow words of former House Gaming Chairman Moak, 'ready to run the ponies' with sports betting.
The lottery may soon come to Mississippi WTVA
A state lottery is one of the possible funding mechanisms expected to be discussed in a legislative special session this week.
Let the lottery be a lesson for Mississippi lawmakers: Stop doing business in secret Sun Herald
Mississippi lawmakers tried to make the lottery corporation exempt from open meetings and public records laws. It corrected that mistake but we wonder why ...
Senate passes lottery bill that would keep all records private from public review Jackson Clarion Ledger
Faced with mounting pressure to address the state's deteriorating roads and bridges, the Senate in a special session Thursday voted 30-20 to establish a ...
Mobile native Danny Sheridan among dignitaries placing first legal bets in Mississippi AL.com
BILOXI, Mississippi -- Bad news for Auburn fans. Legendary oddsmaker Danny Sheridan, a Mobile native, placed $1000 on the Tigers to win no more than nine ...
Mississippians anxious to start playing lottery WAPT Jackson
Mississippians are anxious to start playing lottery. State leaders said the first lottery tickets could go on sale in six months. Advertisement. "We'll get the ...
More Transparent Lottery Bill Passes Mississippi House, Session Resumes Monday Jackson Free Press
Two days into a special legislative session, the Mississippi House of Representatives voted 70-43 on Friday to pass a state lottery bill that included significant ...
Lottery Bill Passes in Mississippi... What's Next? The National Law Review
On August 31, 2018, Governor Phil Bryant signed legislation authorizing a lottery, removing Mississippi from the list of states without a lottery (now down to five ...
Mississippi says $9.8 million wagered on sports Jackson Clarion Ledger
Mississippi officials say gamblers bet $9.8 million on sporting events from Aug. 1 through Labor Day.
Show Me the Money: Sports Betting Off and Running The Pew Charitable Trusts
Are you ready for some football? How about some football bets? With the opening of the NFL season, states that recently legalized sports gambling are hoping ...
Penn National Gaming Goes Five For Five With Mississippi Casino Sports Betting PlayUSA
Five of Penn National Gaming's Mississippi casinos will offer sports betting by August 24.
MPB Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Casinos and regulators are one step closer to launching sports gambling in Mississippi. But, as MPB's Ashley Norwood reports, officials say there's still work to ...
Mississippi's lottery: The day Hades froze over Jackson Clarion Ledger
Mississippi will be getting a lottery? No one expected that. Including a couple of frozen demons.
Sports wagering is legal in Mississippi but don't bet on Alabama WTVY, Dothan
Undated (WTVY)-- Mississippi is the fourth state to offer legalized sports betting and other states will soon follow but Alabama likely won't be one of them.
Mississippians could legally bet on football games this season. Here's what needs to happen. The Sun Herald
The U.S. Supreme Court could rule as early as May 14 to allow sports betting, so will Mississippi have a system in place to let fans bet on the Saints this football ...
Sports Betting Numbers Strong In Mississippi Despite No Mobile Wagering PlayUSA
Despite the lack of mobile wagering, Mississippi sports betting still collected more than $5.5 million in September revenue, a major increase from August.
Walk right in and place your bets, sports fans. It’s now legal in Mississippi. Sun Herald
Casino sports betting is a reality in Mississippi. I saw it with my own eyes, veering back over through Biloxi on a weekend pleasure trip to New Orleans.
The Week In Sports Betting And Sports: Hatchet Job, Rhode Island Launches SportsHandle.com
It seems outgoing Republican senator Orrin Hatch can't give up on his dream of keeping sports betting illegal (or at least putting it on a tight leash).
DraftKings Set To Open Sportsbook At Mississippi Casino On Friday PlayUSA
A deal with the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort in D'Iberville, Mississippi gives DraftKings its first sportsbook operation outside New Jersey. Additionally, it will be ...
The Coast needs to get to work right now to take advantage of sports betting this fall The Sun Herald
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow states to have sports betting should be a windfall for Mississippi. Mississippi begins with a big lead on competitors ...
Ivey, Maddox talk lottery ahead of Mississippi action AL.com
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox both met separately with the media after delivering speeches during the annual Association of ...
Sports betting: Can Mississippi protect the integrity of the game? Jackson Clarion Ledger
With our country facing such major issues as North Korea, Iran, Russia and “Trumpgate” the undivided attention in America is on the legalizing of sports betting.
Convenience stores expect boost from Mississippi lottery Mississippi Business Journal
By TED CARTER. Mississippi's convenience store operators have heard the cautions that some of the money customers previously spent on dish soap, soda ...
State lottery for Mississippi? WTOK
State lawmakers are expected to soon examine ways to generate more money for Mississippi.
Mississippi's best bet: Sports betting has been around for ages Jackson Clarion Ledger
Bets placed on college and professional athletic contests at state-regulated casinos won't be the first time Mississippians have played that game.
Bryant may bet on lottery, sports book, internet sales to fix roads Mississippi Today
Gov. Phil Bryant says how the U.S. Supreme Court rules – likely later this summer – on whether states can mandate internet retailers to collect a use tax for them ...
State Lottery may soon be coming to Mississippi WTVA
Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. and i'm ...
Mississippi Legislature didn't exactly hit the jackpot The Sun Herald
Mississippi Legislature served up drama but was short on substance. A lottery and a school funding overhaul were rejected but a controversial abortion law was ...
Potential special session on roads that includes lottery not without pitfalls Mississippi Today
If the governor calls a special session to solve the state's infrastructure funding, the fix will likely include the lottery, but not all Mississippians set that as the fiscal ...
Delaware, Mississippi moving fast on sports betting launch plans CalvinAyre.com
Delaware eyes single-game sports betting launch by June; Mississippi publishes sports betting regs, eyes mid-July sports betting at casinos.
Why Can't You Play Mega Millions in Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada, or Utah? Heavy.com
Find out why six states don't let you buy Mega Millions tickets.
And Just Like That, Mississippi Sports Betting Has Five Open Sportsbooks PlayUSA
Horseshoe Tunica is the latest Mississippi casino to launch sports betting. In just two weeks, the MS casinos have launched five different sportsbooks.
Evans: Lottery a couple of years away WTOK
While Mississippi lawmakers have approved the state having a lottery, Rep. Michael Evans points out the planning process may take a couple of years.
Road to Riches: Will new I-269 corridor pave the way for a lottery discussion in Alabama? WHNT News 19
The next Powerball drawing jackpot this week is $107 million, and the Mega Millions -- $106 million. And as those numbers grow, so does the number of ...
Mississippi House Again Seeks Lottery Despite Dim Prospects U.S. News & World Report
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A longtime proponent of Mississippi setting up a state lottery is trying to pressure leaders of the Legislature to move in that direction.
Lottery not in place — yet — as Mississippians buy their tickets - The Vicksburg Post Vicksburg Post
Mississippians, excited at the chance of becoming a multi-millionaire, once again streamed across the Mississippi River Bridge on Interstate 20 Wednesday ...
Convenience stores prepare for lottery’s impact WDAM
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant is expected to sign a bill that will bring a lottery to the state of Mississippi and store owners say they couldn't be more excited for ...
Caesars And MGM Readying For Sports Betting In Mississippi PlayUSA
With both Delaware and New Jersey sports books up and running, companies appear to be eyeing Mississippi as the next state to launch wagering.
William Hill Expanding To Mississippi, WV For Sports Betting; Hints At Plans For 14 More States Legal Sports Report
Sports betting company William Hill US joined the party in announcing a path to expansion of sports betting in new states around the country.
Lottery finds little favor among many Northeast Mississippi lawmakers Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
TUPELO – If a lottery comes to Mississippi, it will likely happen without strong support from the legislative delegation of the state's northeast corner.
Mississippi education funding causes concerns WDAM
When it comes to education, Mississippi has consistently ranks the last among the 50 states. throughout the years. According to a 2018 U.S. News Report, ...
Gov. Bryant bets sports book, lottery, internet could fund road work; does the math work? Jackson Clarion Ledger
Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday said a combination of legal sports betting, a state lottery and internet sales taxes could solve Mississippi's infrastructure funding ...
Alabama governor weighs in on Mississippi lottery debate WVTM13
As Mississippi lawmakers continue to debate a bill that would create a state lottery, Gov. Kay Ivey shared her thoughts on a possible lottery in Alabama.
State lawmakers could vote to bring the lottery to Mississippi WLOX
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Getting a lottery ticket in Mississippi isn't easy. For the past 20 years, Mississippians have been going out of state to buy lottery ...
What casinos will be first in Mississippi to offer sports betting? Jackson Clarion Ledger
The Choctaw tribe is expected to unveil sports betting before other Mississippi casinos do because it is not subject to state regulation.
Mississippi Considers Creation of State Lottery Tax Foundation
Mississippi is one of six states to forgo a state lottery, along with Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah. Some Mississippi lawmakers would like to change ...
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn won't block lottery Jackson Clarion Ledger
Read the latest on a special session of the Mississippi Legislature to discuss transportation.
Mississippi creating lottery - is Alabama next? CBS42.com
Mississippi lawmakers voted this week to establish a lottery, and many Alabamians are wondering if leaders here will do the same. Alabama is now the only ...
Mississippians Pour Across State Lines To Buy Mega Millions Tickets Ahead Of Drawing www.localmemphis.com
What would you do if you won more than $1.6 billion?
Lawmakers finally cut knots on road funding: Analysis Jackson Clarion Ledger
JACKSON — When Mississippi lawmakers met in special session to deal with transportation funding, they agreed relatively quickly on issues that had been ...
Mississippi’s Choctaw Becomes First Tribe Outside Nevada To Offer Sports Betting PlayUSA
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians became the first Native American tribe in US history to offer sports betting outside of Nevada on Aug. 30.
Where will you be able to bet on sports first? These five states are the most likely options. The Washington Post
The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the path for U.S. states to start offering sports gambling, ruling that a federal law that limited the practice in the United ...
When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US | When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US SB Nation
The United States Supreme Court overturned a sports gambling prohibition in May 2018. It opened the door for states to pass legislation allowing for sports ...
Want to hunt alligators in Mississippi? Here's what you have to do. Sun Herald
If you're brave enough, you can win a permit to catch alligator in South Mississippi or elsewhere in the MS. The application process to get into the lottery for ...
Across The US, Online Gambling Has Quietly Spread Into Big Business PlayUSA
The seemingly slow spread of online gambling in the United States has left many people frustrated. But that's because they tend to focus on certain segments of ...
Mississippi governor calls special session on transportation WREG NewsChannel 3
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant called lawmakers into special session Thursday to discuss more money for roads and bridges.
Sports betting is now legal in several states. Many others are watching from the sidelines. NBCNews.com
Three months after the Supreme Court overturned a law prohibiting states from legalizing sports betting, a few states have begun accepting wagers.
Alabama’s longtime hostility to gambling shows signs of fading Sun Herald
Even more than its Bible Belt neighbors, Alabama has steadfastly resisted legalizing gambling for generations. The clout of evangelical Christians helped make ...
Penn National opens Mississippi sportsbooks Gaming Intelligence
New York-listed operator Penn National Gaming is set to roll out sports betting at five Mississippi casinos before the end of this month, beginning with today's ...
Churchill Downs Abandons Plans to Buy Mississippi Casino PlayUSA
Churchill Downs Inc., the parent company of the world-famous Kentucky racetrack, has announced that it is withdrawing from a deal to purchase a Mississippi ...
Teacher pay raises in Mississippi? Governor, lieutenant governor voice support Jackson Clarion Ledger
Neither Republican provided a specific proposal, but tweeted support. Lt. Gov. Reeves also proposed raises for Child Protection Services workers.
Mississippi fourth most gambling-addicted state, study says Jackson Clarion Ledger
With Americans losing over $100 billion through gambling each year, the personal-finance website WalletHub Tuesday released its report on 2018's Most ...
States where sports betting may be ready in time for NFL season USA TODAY
Sports betting is legal now, but that doesn't mean you'll be able to wager on pro and college sports right away. These states could be ready first.