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Operator/supplier deals

Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa and the Riverwalk Casino Hotel (operated by Penn National) – SBTech


Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast, Boomtown Biloxi, Hollywood Casino Tunica, 1st Jackpot Casino Tunica and Resorts Casino Tunica (operated by Penn National) – William Hill


Online/land-based partnerships

Online sports betting is not permitted in Mississippi


Licensing deals



Marketing deals



Sports teams/franchises

There are no major league teams in Mississppi

The following have submitted applications for sports betting licenses:

Beau Rivage (MGM)

Gold Strike (MGM)

Harrah’s (Caesars)

Horseshoe (Caesars)

IP Casino (Boyd)

Sam’s Town (Boyd)

Hollywood Gulf Coast (Penn National)

Boomtown (Penn National)

Hollywood Tunica (Penn National)

Resorts Tunica (Penn National)

Jackpot Casino (Penn National)

Golden Nugget Biloxi (Golden Nugget)

Palace Casino

Hard Rock Biloxi (Premier Entertainment)

Online/offline revenue split



Amounts wagered

$157.6m bet on sports in 2018 (from August to December).


Number of customers

Data not yet available


Total number of betting premises

36 licensed casinos


Stake tax take

Approximately $1m from sports betting and $169m from casino in 2018.

What type of licenses are available?

DFS and sports betting, although the latter only for land-based casinos.


How do you apply for a license?

More information available here: http://www.msgamingcommission.com/index.php/forms_procedures/casino_gaming


What are the integrity fees?



What is the current tax rate?

12% tax on revenues for sports betting

8% tax on revenues for DFS


Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?

Yes, available here: http://www.msgamingcommission.com/index.php/forms_procedures/problem_gaming

Is sports betting regulated or unregulated? 


Mississippi went live with sports betting in August 2018, with casinos in the state permitted to take bets while paying 12% tax on revenues.


Regulator details

Mississippi Gaming Commission

620 North Street, Suite 200

Jackson, MS 39202





Executive director: Allen Godfrey


Is sports betting permitted online?

There is no online or mobile provision for sports betting in the state, although the law permits patrons to place mobile bets within properties. However, a bill recently introduced by Sen. Willie Simmons would legalize mobile sports betting across the state.


Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?

Yes. The state signed regulation for DFS into law in 2017, with operators paying 8% of revenues.


What legislation, if any, is currently pending?