Mississippi

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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

N/A

 

Marketing deals

N/A

 

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)

State population

3 million

 

Revenue

 

Online/offline revenue split

0/100

 

Amounts wagered

Data not yet available

 

Number of customers

Data not yet available

 

Total number of betting premises

36 licensed casinos

 

Stake tax take

Approximately $250 million in taxes for 2017 from casinos

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?

None

 

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? 

Regulated

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

 

Regulator details

Mississippi Gaming Commission

620 North Street, Suite 200

Jackson, MS 39202

601-576-3800

info@mgc.state.ms.us

http://www.msgamingcommission.com

 

Executive director: Allen Godfrey

 

Is sports betting permitted online?

There is no online or mobile provision for sports betting in 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 percent of revenues.

 

What legislation, if any, is currently pending?

None