Mississippi Set To Become the Southern Capital of Sports Betting

Arial view of the MS capital

Legal sports betting finally made its way down the Mississippi River and docked at what could become the center for gambling on sports in the southern United States. On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 12 p.m. Central Time, two MGM-owned properties, the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi and the Gold Strike Casino Resort …

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Mississippi Hoping To Get Sports Betting Legislation Back On Track

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Once upon a time, Mississippi looked to be eager to introduce legal sports betting. Development crashed out and any progress towards opening the new market stalled. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant wants lawmakers to get the ball rolling again and may call legislators into a special summer session in order to do so. Part of their …

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Mississippi Tweaks Legislation To Bring In Mobile Betting

Mississippi Capitol Building

Mississippi was one of the first states to pass legislation legalizing sports betting. The ambitious legislation had to wait on the outcome of the Murphy vs. NCAA sports betting case in the Supreme Court, but now that PASPA has been repealed as a result of that case the Magnolia State can officially roll out its …

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Legal Sports Betting On The Brink

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The waiting line for sports betting options continues to grow. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act’s fate resides with the US Supreme Court, and the odds are heavily in favor of its repeal. If PASPA does end up getting knocked off, there are several states legally cleared to pull the trigger on sports gambling …

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State Regulated Gambling Legalization Watchlist

Supreme Court sports betting case

2018 is a big year for gambling legislation, at the forefront of it all stands New Jersey who in 2014 entered a legal battle with the NCAA over the constitutionality of PASPA. At first, many states shrugged the case off, unconvinced of the momentum legalized sports betting would generate. It then took many years for …

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Legal Betting Online Coming To Mississippi? State Legislators Commission Internet Gambling Study

Mississippi

In late January of 2013, Mississippi State Representative Bobby Moak put forth a piece of legislation which would have legalized Internet gambling had it passed. State House Bill number 254 bore the very descriptive title of the Mississippi Lawful Internet Gaming Act of 2013. Legislation unsuccessfully the previous year sought to legalize and regulate several …

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